Vigor to build two 56’ pilot boats for LA Port Pilots

Vigor to build two 56’ pilot boats for LA Port Pilots

The design by Camarc provides break-through performance for the mid-sized market The Port of Los Angeles recently awarded Vigor the contract to build two 56’ pilot boats. Camarc pilot boats are widely acknowledged …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious
U.S. Navy Awards Vigor Drydocking Contract for Littoral Combat Ship, USS Coronado

U.S. Navy Awards Vigor Drydocking Contract for Littoral Combat Ship, USS Coronado

This month the U.S. Navy awarded the contract to execute the Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) for the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to Vigor. Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard. The …
Jan 31, 2019 /  Naval
Vigor Awarded Contract for Maintenance of Coast Guard Cutter Healy

Vigor Awarded Contract for Maintenance of Coast Guard Cutter Healy

The U.S. Coast Guard’s most technologically advanced polar icebreaker, Healy, arrived at Vigor’s shipyard in Seattle in early January for maintenance, the company announced in a release. The $7.3 million …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Vigor delivers third Hydrus class 400 passenger ferry to WETA

Vigor delivers third Hydrus class 400 passenger ferry to WETA

Vigor recently delivered Argo, the third of four all aluminum, 400 passenger ferries to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) in San Francisco, California. The hull was constructed at Vigor Ballard and the …
Jul 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Vigor adds $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson repairs and alterations

Vigor adds $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson repairs and alterations

This contract is in addition to the $35 million contract to provide facilities and drydocking support for the USS Sampson awarded in March. Caption: Views from USS Sampson (DDG-102) sea trials, April 24 2007 - Image …
May 15, 2018 /  Naval
Washington State Christens New Ferry Suquamish

Washington State Christens New Ferry Suquamish

Will serve passengers on the Mukilteo/Clinton route next year A sparkling white and green Washington state ferry was the center of attention at Vigor's Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle last Thursday as the Washington …
Jan 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Vigor wins award to build the US Army’s Maneuver Support Vessel (Light)- a new generation of landing craft for US Army

Vigor wins award to build the US Army’s Maneuver Support Vessel (Light)- a new generation of landing craft for US Army

In a highly competitive bid process, the U.S. Army has chosen the Vigor design for its new generation of landing craft. The contract represents the largest award in Vigor’s history with a total value of …
Oct 3, 2017 /  Naval
Superstructure for new Washington State ferry Suquamish to set sail Wednesday from Tacoma to Seattle

Superstructure for new Washington State ferry Suquamish to set sail Wednesday from Tacoma to Seattle

About a year before its scheduled official launch as the newest member of Washington State Ferries’ fleet, the superstructure of the 144-car ferry Suquamish will move by barge from Jesse Co.’s fabrication …
Aug 16, 2017 /  Curious
ABS classes US-built LNG barge

ABS classes US-built LNG barge

Delivery of the Harvest represents significant milestone for the U.S. fleet. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, confirms that the ABS-classed Harvest, …
Aug 1, 2017 /  Vessels
Vigor inks deal to acquire a third drydock for its Seattle, Washington facility

Vigor inks deal to acquire a third drydock for its Seattle, Washington facility

Building on its ongoing investments in critical infrastructure and fulfilling a promise to customers to expand West Coast drydock capacity, Vigor has entered into an agreement to purchase a drydock from a Korean …
Apr 17, 2017 /  Curious