Bollinger Shipyards to build 4 more cutters for USCG

first_img View post tag: FRC View post tag: fast response cutter View post tag: Bollinger Shipyards Posted: 9 months ago Vessels All four FRCs will be built at Bollinger’s Lockport, La facility and are scheduled for delivery to the Coast Guard in 2022 and 2023. Three of the four would be homeported in Alaska and the fourth in Boston, Ma. The US Coast Guard (USCG) has awarded Bollinger Shipyards a contract for the construction of four additional Sentinel-class fast response cutters (FRC). “It’s a great honor to have the confidence of the U.S. Coast Guard to continue the work we’re doing,” Ben Bordelon, Bollinger Shipyards President & CEO, commented. Bollinger Shipyards to build 4 more fast response cutters for US Coast Guard Categories: September 23, 2020, bycenter_img Posted: 9 months ago This brings the total number of FRCs awarded to Bollinger to up to 60 vessels since the program’s inception. The USCG’s Program of Record is to procure 64 FRCs. Measuring in at 154 feet and with a flank speed of 28 knots, fast response cutters are named after USCG enlisted heroes and will replace the service’s 110-foot patrol boats. These vessels feature advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance equipment. Vessels Back to overview,Home naval-today Bollinger Shipyards to build 4 more fast response cutters for US Coast Guard Naida Hakirevic Share this article Related Article USCG commissions third new Galveston-homeported cutterlast_img read more