Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Maritime News

Carlyle Completes Vigor, MHI Holdings Acquisition

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management today announced they have closed on their acquisition of Portland, Oregon-based Vigor Industrial and Norfolk,...

October 15, 2019
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Washington State Ferries’ Hybrid-Electric Newbuild Program Launched at Vigor

Washington States Ferries has officially launched its new hybrid-ferry newbuild program at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard.  Washington’s legislature authorized a contract extension earlier this year for Vigor to build up to five...

September 10, 2019
Total Views: 11

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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Maritime News

Portland-Based Vigor Industrial Acquired by Private Equity

Portland, Oregon-based Vigor Industrials is being acquired by global investment firm The Carlyle Group and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management. As part of the agreement, Vigor Industrial LLC, an...

July 25, 2019
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Maritime News

Purpose-Built Liquefied Ammonia Barge Joins Jones Act Fleet

West Coast shipbuilder Vigor Industrial has delivered the articulated tug barge Harvest, the first purpose-built liquefied ammonia transport barge built in the United States for Jones Act trade in over...

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 206

Press Releases

Delivery of the Harvest represents significant milestone for the U.S. fleet.

(Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, is pleased to confirm that the ABS-classed Harvest, an articulated tug barge (ATB) purpose-built...

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 23

Monday, December 28, 2015
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Maritime News

Washington State Ferries Orders Fourth Olympic Ferry

Washington State Ferries is ending the year with an order for its fourth new Olympic Class ferry at Vigor Industrial. WSF signed a Notice to Proceed last week with shipbuilder Vigor...

December 28, 2015
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Maritime News

Vigor Merges With Aluminum Workboat Builder Kvichak Marine

Kvichak Marine Industries and Vigor Industrial have announced that the two companies are merging to draw larger projects and more jobs to the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

March 3, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
News

New Alaska State Ferries to Feature Rolls-Royce Propulsion Systems

Rolls-Royce says it has been selected by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities and Vigor Alaska to provide the propulsion systems for two future Alaska-class ferries that will be...

January 13, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, November 10, 2014
News

Vigor, Jensen to Unveil New Factory Trawler

Jensen Maritime and Vigor are getting ready to unveil the design for a new 352-foot catcher processor/factory trawler. The design is the product of collaboration between Jensen, the design architect,...

November 10, 2014
Total Views: 6

Monday, September 22, 2014
Maritime News

New Alaska State Ferries to Be Built in Alaska

The State of Alaska and Vigor Industrial have reached a final agreement to construct two Alaska Class Ferries at Vigor Alaska in Ketchikan, Alaska, Governor Sean Parnell announced Monday.

September 22, 2014
Total Views: 13

Monday, August 25, 2014
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Nation’s Largest Floating Drydock Arrives In Portland – Photos

The soon-to-be largest floating drydock in the United States made its way up the Willamette River and into Portland on Monday aboard the Blue Marlin.

August 25, 2014
Total Views: 424

Thursday, July 3, 2014
News

Vigor Fab to Build Powerful New Fireboat for San Francisco

The San Francisco Fire Department has finalized an order for a powerful newbuild fireboat that in 2015 will serve to protect the City by The Bay.

July 3, 2014
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor Delivers First Olympic-Class Ferry to Washington State

Vigor Fab has delivered the first of three planned Olympic-class, 144-car ferries to Washington State Ferries.

June 5, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor Industrial and Oregon Iron Works Announce Merger

Oregon Iron Works (OIW) and Vigor Industrial (Vigor) have announced that the companies are merging in order to compete for larger and more complex projects and create more jobs for the Pacific Northwest.

May 22, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, March 21, 2014
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Washington States’ First Olympic-Class Ferry Christened at Vigor

Washington State Ferries' first 144-car Olympic Class vessel, the M/V Tokitae, was christened Thursday during a ceremony at Vigor's Seattle shipyard where the ship has been under construction.

March 21, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, March 3, 2014
Maritime News

Harley Marine Returns to Vigor for New Tank Barges

Vigor Fab has announced that it has been awarded a contract to build two 83,000 bbl. tank barges for Harley Marine Services. The 422’x 76’ x 27’ tank barges, designed...

March 3, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, January 31, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor In Talks to Buy Seward, Alaska Shipyard

The owner of Seward Ship’s Drydock has signed a letter of intent to sell the assets of the Seward, Alaska, shipyard company to Vigor Industrial.

January 31, 2014
Total Views: 6

Friday, January 24, 2014
Maritime News

Vigor to Build Three Tugs for Tidewater Barge Lines

Vigor Fab, the fabrication and newbuild arm of Vigor Industrial, has been awarded a contract by Tidewater Barge Lines of Vancouver, Washington, to construct three new tugboats.

January 24, 2014
Total Views: 6

Thursday, September 26, 2013
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News

Alaska Ship & Drydock Unveils the Arctic Prowler, a New 136-Foot Freezer Longliner

On October 5, Vigor Industrial will christen the Arctic Prowler, the first large commercial fishing vessel ever built in Alaska. Built for the Alaska Longline Company at Vigor’s Alaska Ship &...

September 26, 2013
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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Washington State Ferries’ 144-Car Ferry Floated from Drydock [TIMELAPSE]

On July 19th, workers at Vigor Industrial’s drydock in Seattle successfully floated the Washington State Ferries’ newest vessel, the 144-car M/V Tokitae. “It’s the first time the vessel has entered...

August 6, 2013
Total Views: 19