News & Press Archive - 2018

Vigor delivers Suquamish to WSF

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 releaseRead More »

Two industry leaders join the Vigor team

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 »

Wave energy conversion Pioneer, Ocean Energy, Partners with Vigor to build wave energy buoy.

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 »