Bollinger welcomes new 4,000-ton dry dock


The following is the text of a news release from Bollinger Shipyards:

(LOCKPORT, La.) — Bollinger Shipyards has announced the arrival of the dry dock Mrs. Jody with a total lifting capacity of 4,000 tons at Bollinger Algiers.

The announcement was made by Bollinger CEO and President Ben Bordelon. "We are very pleased to announce the arrival of the Mrs. Jody at Bollinger Algiers. This dry dock 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," he said.

Mrs. Jody measures 198 feet by 76 feet between the wing walls. 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.

By Professional Mariner Staff