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 is building a new fireboat for the San Francisco Fire Department. Designed by Jensen Maritime Consultants, the fireboat will have a top speed of 11.5 knots in full load condition and accommodate up to three crew members and four firefighters aboard the vessel.

  • 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 has assembled a team of leading Puget Sound shipyards to build new, large ferries for Washington State Ferries (WSF), the largest ferry system in the United States.  The Tokitae, the first of three144-car ferries, was delivered in June 2014.  The Samish was delivered in April 2015.  Vigor teams began working on the third ferry, the Chimacum, at the end of 2014 and delivery is scheduled for early 2017.

  • 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.