Vigor Projects from Seattle, WA

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    Vigor teams in Seattle completed a major refitting of the Alaska Ocean, a 376-foot factory trawler owned by Glacier Fish Company LLC of Seattle, Washington.  The ship trawls for Alaska Pollock and cod in the Bering Sea, where it is filleted and flash-frozen onboard.

  • San Francisco Fire Department Fireboat

    San Francisco Fire Department Fireboat

    Vigor was awarded the contract to build the San Francisco Fire Department's first new fireboat in 60 years. Christened St. Francis in 2016, the boat has an 18,000 gallon-per-minute pumping capacity and can pump water into the city's water system for various location in case of an emergency like a major earthquake. 

  • Maxum Petroleum Tank Barge

    Maxum Petroleum Tank Barge

    Vigor delivered a 216’ x 52’ x 16’ double-hulled, ABS Classed tank barge for Maxum Petroleum. The tank barge was designed by Elliot Bay Design group and has a 15,000 BBL Grade A and 333 BBL Lube Oil capacity.  The barge was built in Vigor’s Seattle shipyard.

  • Drill Rig Kulluk and Noble Discoverer

    Drill Rig Kulluk and Noble Discoverer

    Vigor performed extensive environmental and safety upgrades on the Kulluk and Noble Discoverer for Shell Alaska’s offshore exploratory drilling operations. Ensuring quality and safety at all levels was the primary focus of this project.

  • 144-car Ferries

    144-car Ferries

    Vigor is the leading ferry builder in the state of Washington, having delivered the last twelve ferries for Washington State Ferries (WSF), the largest ferry system in the United States. For the 144-car ferries, Tokitae, Samish, Chimacum and Suquamish, Vigor assembled a team of Washington State shipbuilders to participate in the successful completion of these pivotal vessels in the WSF Fleet. The four ferries were built consecutively between 2012 and 2018. 

  • 64-car Ferries

    64-car Ferries

    M/V Chetzemoka, Salish, and Kennewick are the 6th, 7th, and 8th vessels built and assembled for Washington State Ferries at our Harbor Island yard. The three 64-car ferries designed by Elliott Bay Design Group were needed quickly to replace aging units pulled from service on essential routes.