Bollinger Shipyards was presented the 2016 “Award for Excellence in Safety” for the 12th consecutive year by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) on May 18, 2017, during SCA’s Annual General Membership Meeting in Washington, DC.
This award is given to member companies with the lowest total recordable incident rates (TRIR) based on a quarterly injury and illness survey conducted by the Association.
On winning the award, Ben Bordelon, Bollinger’s President and CEO said, “Bollinger Shipyards has earned the SCA Award for Excellence in Safety for the 12th consecutive year. This recognition of exceptional safety performance by the shipbuilding and repair industry is realized only through the continued efforts of Bollinger employees who have made safety a priority. Bollinger remains committed to attain the highest level of safety and supports future safety innovations in the maritime industry.”
SCA members constitute the shipyard industrial base that builds, repairs, maintains and modernizes U.S. Navy ships and craft, U.S. Coast Guard vessels of all sizes, as well as vessels for other U.S. government agencies. In addition, SCA members build, repair and service America's fleet of commercial vessels.