Bollinger Announces Arrival Of 4,000 Ton Drydock At Bollinger Algiers Facility
NEW ORLEANS – Bollinger Shipyards has announced the arrival of the drydock “Mrs. Jody” with a total lifting capacity of 4,000 tons at Bollinger Algiers.
Bollinger President and CEO Ben Bordelon said, “We are very pleased to announce the arrival of the ‘Mrs. Jody’ at Bollinger Algiers. This drydock will position us well in the diverse customer markets that we serve, and will further enhance our position in the market with lifting capacity needed by our customers.”
The “Mrs. Jody” drydock measures 198-ft. x 76-ft. between the wing walls and has lifting capacity of 4,000 tons. Bollinger has two commercial dry-docks located in Algiers with a combined lifting capacity of 5,800 tons.
Bollinger Algiers, a full service shipyard with an on-site machine shop, is located on the Mississippi River across from downtown New Orleans and provides service to both the inland and offshore marine transportation sectors.
Bollinger Shipyards LLC is a leading designer and builder of fast military patrol boats, ocean-going double hull barges, offshore oil field support vessels, tug boats, rigs, liftboats, inland waterways push boats, barges and other steel and aluminum products from its new construction shipyards, reps said. Bollinger has 10 shipyards and all are strategically located throughout Louisiana with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River and the Intracoastal Waterway. Bollinger is the largest vessel repair company in the Gulf of Mexico region, they said.