Daniel “Danny” Richardel has been named vice president-general manager of Bollinger Marine Fabricators, Amelia, La. 

“Danny has been an integral component of Bollinger’s success in the many commercial and government programs we have completed over the years," said Ben Bordelon, Bollinger’s chief operating officer. "His leadership and management skills will help guide the success of our Marine Fabricators facility for many years to come. Danny will also continue Bollinger’s commitment to safety in the shipyard’s operations.”

Richardel has been with Bollinger for 17 years working in various operational positions. He was the project engineer for the US Army Barge Derrick program, program manager for the USCG Marine Protector Class program and was most recently the operations manager of Bollinger’s Lockport New Construction Division where he coordinates the USCG Fast Response Cutter program. 

Richardel has also effectively managed Bollinger’s commercial new construction program. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering technology and a Master of Business Administration from Nicholls State University.