Bollinger receives safety award from Shipbuilders Council of America

4/29/2011

LOCKPORT, LA - Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. was awarded the 2010 “Award for Excellence in Safety” by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA). The award was presented during the association’s April 5, 2011 general membership meeting held in Washington, D.C. , according to a press release. The Award for Excellence in Safety is given to member companies who have an end-of-year Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) that is below the average SCA rate.          

Bollinger’s CEO, President and Chairman of the Board, Donald “Boysie” Bollinger said in a statement, “For the sixth year in a row, the shipbuilding/repair industry has recognized Bollinger employees for their commitment to safety.  Congratulations to our dedicated employees on their efforts in making Bollinger one of the safest shipyards in America.”

Shipbuilders Council of America (www.shipbuilders.org), (SCA) is the largest and most broadly-based national trade association representing the U.S. shipyard industry. SCA members build, repair and service America's fleet of commercial vessels.  SCA members constitute the shipyard industrial base that maintains and repairs Navy combatant ships and other government craft, as well as builds small and midsized vessels for the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and other government agencies.  The Council represents 43 companies that own and operate over 100 shipyards, with facilities on all three U.S. coasts, the Great Lakes, the inland waterways system, Alaska and Hawaii. SCA also represents 29 affiliate members that provide goods and services to the shipyard industry.


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