News & Press Archive - 2018
Vigor's Seattle shipyard delivered the 4th, 144-car Olympic Class ferry to Washington State Ferries (WSF) today. Vigor has delivered the last twleve ferries to WSF, the largest ferry system in the United States. Read the WSF release. Read More »
Vigor recently delivered Argo, the third of four all aluminum, 400 passenger ferries to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) in San Francisco, California. Read More »
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $42.2 million dollar contract to Vigor for repairs and changes to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson. Read More »
Vigor Seattle recently completed a mid-life refit of the research vessel Thomas G. Thompson owned by the US Navy and operated by the University of Washington. Read More »
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. Read More »
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. Read More »