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Bollinger delivers cutter to Coast Guard

Bollinger Shipyards LLC in Lockport has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard the fourth of six Fast Response Cutters to be home-ported in Manama, Bahrain.

The cutters will replace the aging Island Class Patrol Boats, built by Bollinger Shipyards 30 years ago, supporting the Patrol Forces Southwest Asia, the U.S. Coast Guard’s largest overseas presence outside the United States.

The USCGC Emlen Tunnell was delivered to the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. It is the 45th Fast Response Cutter delivered under the current program and 168th vessel Bollinger has delivered to the Coast Guard over a 35-year period.

St. Bernard small business summit set

The St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation is sponsoring a free Small Business Matters Summit on Thursday, July 22, at Nunez Community College’s Arts, Science and Technology Building, 3710 Paris Road, in Chalmette.

The event will be from 1…

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