James Bolger Of Colonna's Shipyard Addresses Technical Staffs Of Leading Shipowners
James D. Bolger, assistant general manager, marketing-estimating of Colonna's Shipyard, Inc., Norfolk, Va., was recently in the New York area to address members of the technical staffs of leading shipowners at special luncheons sponsored by the yard's exclusive marketing representative-U.S. and Canada, Walter Thorsen of Walter Thorsen, Inc., Mahwah, N.J.
Mr. Bolger informed the guests of the present capacities of the yard including a floating drydock with a lifting capacity of 17,200 tons and three marine railways, largest of which can accommodate vessels up to 5,000 tons. He explained the firms 10-year improvement plant to update its facilities by adding more pier space and improving produc- tion capabilities. The shipyard has had a cooperative working relationship with its employees since 1985 and has been operating at near full capacity. The yard offers its employees a variety of incentive programs to promote a team spirit with high morale.
Colonna's has been very successful with tugs/barge trade, U.S.
Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Mar- Ad, and is endeavoring to increase their commercial business with the tug/barge trade and American/foreign shipowners of all types of vessels.
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