Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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...
Thursday, July 25, 2019
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...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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...
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...
Monday, December 28, 2015
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...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
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.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
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.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
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.
Friday, March 21, 2014
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.
Monday, March 3, 2014
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...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
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.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
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 &...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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...
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