Blake Acosta

Project Manager, SLEP

Blake Acosta started working for Swiftships in July, 2019 as Operations Manager and shortly thereafter was promoted to Project Manager, SLEP. He is currently the Repair Project Manager for the LCU 2000 and Missile Retriever projects. Blake has an extensive background in the shipyard industry, beginning his career as a yard hand and over time working through each department to learn various industry trades. He was promoted to project manager where he worked in both repair and new construction in the fast-paced, demanding commercial industry. He has experience in both repair and construction of commercial tugs, barges, crew boats, supply vessels and dive vessels. Blake has been involved in delivering over 10 new construction vessels and has been a vital component in over 100 refurbishments, re-powers and repair jobs. He also has two years of experience in refrigeration and HVAC. He attended Nicholls State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.