LOCKPORT, La. (AP) - Bollinger Shipyards will build 26 Sentinel-class fast-response cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Lockport-based company said Wednesday it was awarded a new contract to build Phase II of the ships - the newest generation of patrol cutters.
A news release says the new boats will replace ones that Bollinger built more than 30 years ago.
New Orleans CityBusiness reports (https://bit.ly/1O06WJu ) under the program’s first phase, the Coast Guard contracted with Bollinger to build 32 cutters.
Information from: New Orleans CityBusiness, https://www.neworleanscitybusiness.com
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