(LOCKPORT, La.) — Bollinger Shipyards announces that Chris Remont has joined the company as director of program management. Remont will oversee all aspects of program management for Bollinger Shipyard’s Lockport new construction facility, with an emphasis on the present U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter program.
The announcement was made by Ben Bordelon, Bollinger executive vice president and chief operating officer, who said, "Mr. Remont’s extensive background and experience in engineering, planning and production, and his proven ability to successfully perform in all aspects of shipbuilding and repair makes him a great addition to our team."
Prior to joining Bollinger, Remont held the position of director, engineering, central planning and production control of Avondale Engineering and Construction, a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. He previously held the position of director of electrical engineering, Ingalls Shipbuilding, and has more than 22 years of experience in the U.S. in commercial manufacturing, including shipbuilding.
He earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering technology from Louisiana Tech University in 1993, and a master's of business administration from Nicholls State University in 2006.
Bollinger Shipyards Inc. (www.bollingershipyards.com) is a leading designer and builder of oceangoing double hull barges, offshore oil field support vessels, tugboats, rigs, liftboats, inland waterways push boats and barges, fast military patrol boats and other steel and aluminum products from its new construction shipyards. Bollinger is the largest vessel repair company in the Gulf of Mexico region with a total of 28 dry docks in Louisiana and Texas. Bollinger has 10 shipyards and all are strategically located between New Orleans and Houston with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River and the Intracoastal Waterway.