Vigor is pleased to welcome two well-known names in the maritime industry to its team, Bill Blount and Richard McCreary. Together they bring more than sixty-five years’ experience to Vigor and impressive track records of achievement.
Today, Irish company Ocean Energy announced its pioneering wave energy convertor “OE Buoy” will be built in Oregon by Vigor and deployed at the US Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site in Hawaii.
The $12million project is part-funded by the US Department of Energy’s office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), under an agreement committing the American and Irish governments to collaborating on Marine Hydrokinetic Technologies.
Vigor wins award to build the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Support Vessel (Light), MSV(L), a new generation of landing craft for U.S. 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 $979,390,000 over a ten year period and will provide sustained full time employment for roughly 200 skilled artisans.
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 facility near the Port of Tacoma to Vigor’s Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle.
Vigor has begun construction of a fifth 45’ Response Boat - Medium C (RB-M C) for its long-time customer, the New York Police Department Harbor Unit.