Bollinger Shipyards has new leadership
December 23, 2014—Lockport, LA, based Bollinger Shipyards has announced that Ben Bordelon will assume the duties of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Ben Bordelon, along with the Chouest family from Galliano, LA, has acquired all assets and stock of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. Mr. Bordelon has served in many capacities during his career at Bollinger, and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2002.
Alaska Marine Highway System opts for Carus IT solution
Under the contract Carus will provide the ferry system’s booking, ticketing, departure control and attendant administrative functions.
GD NASSCO wins another Navy MLP contract
What’s interesting about the ship is that it is based on an Alaska Class tanker design, demonstrating clear synergy between GD NASSCO’s commercial and Navy shipbuilding activity.
Decommissioned carrier Ranger to be dismantled
The ship will be towed from the Navy’s inactive ships maintenance facility in Bremerton, WA, to International Shipbreaking Ltd.’s ship dismantling facility in Brownsville, TX.
ThyssenKrupp sells Emder Werft shipyard
The company’s aim was to find a way of continuing the repair business outside the Group and focus ThyssenKrupp’s shipbuilding operations on surface vessels and submarines.