Wednesday, March 20, 2013

WATCH: 1100-Ton Car Ferry Superstructure Placed Onto Hull

This timelapse video comes to us via Vigor Industrial, which is building Washington State’s new 144-car ferries at their Seattle shipyard. On March 5, 2013, they hit a major milestone...

March 20, 2013
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Monday, January 14, 2013
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Engineering News

Vigor Industrial Places $40 Million Order for Huge Floating Drydock, Largest in United States

Vigor Industrial announced today they have reached an agreement with Daoda Marine Heavy Industry Company (DDHI) to purchase a new floating drydock for a total consideration of $40 million.  At...

January 14, 2013
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Press Releases

Vigor Completes 300 Ton Bow Replacement

In just under three months, Vigor Marine replaced the bow of Olympic Spirit, an 80,000 BBL double hull petroleum barge owned by Harley Marine subsidiary, Olympic Tug & Barge, Inc....

December 10, 2012
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Monday, November 5, 2012
Press Releases

Vigor Lands Contract for Split Hull Dump Barge

Last week US Fab, a Vigor Industrial company, won the contract to build American Construction Co., Inc.’s newest vessel, a 242’ x 54’,  4,050 cubic yard, split hull dump barge. The...

November 5, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Will Ulstein’s X-Bow Be Incorporated into the Next Generation of US Coast Guard Cutters?

  Update: Unfortunately you will not be seeing a X-Bow USCG cutter anytime soon, as Vigor was not one of the three shipyards selected for the next round of design...

September 19, 2012
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Press Releases

Under Budget and On Time, Vigor Subsidiary Wins Prestigious Award

The three new 64-car, 750 passenger ferries constructed by US Fab, a Vigor Industrial new-build subsidiary won the regional “Under Budget, Large Project” category in the American Transportation Awards competition...

July 10, 2012
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Salvage Crews Refloat Sunken Tug at Vigor’s Everett, WA Yard [UPDATED W/ DAMAGE PHOTO]

Salvage crews have successfully refloated the tug Invader over a week after it became partially submerged after the drydock housing it sank at Vigor’s Everett, WA yard. Only light sheens...

March 28, 2012
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Monday, March 19, 2012
Engineering News

Drydock and Tug Sink at Vigor’s Everett, WA Shipyard [INCIDENT PHOTO]

A drydock housing the 140-foot Crowley tug Invader sank over the weekend at the Vigor Marine Shipyard in Everett, Wash., bringing the tug and an estimated 50k-60k gallons of diesel...

March 19, 2012
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
Engineering News

Vigor Industrial Acquires Alaska Ship & Drydock

Combination to Further Strengthen Maritime Industry and Jobs in Alaska and Across the Pacific Northwest   Alaska Ship and Drydock Inc. (ASD) and Vigor Industrial this week jointly announced their...

February 9, 2012
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

“Maritime Matters” to the US Pacific Northwest

– By Vigor Marine They don’t call it “shipping” for nothing. Worldwide, as much as 90 percent of the goods that move around the globe move by ship or by...

February 8, 2012
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