News by Year
September 17, 2019
Vigor Lays Keel for the U.S. Army’s Next Generation Landing Craft, Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) at its new Aluminum Fabrication Facility in Vancouver, Wash.
Representatives from the U.S. Army and federal and local elected officials joined Vigor employees for a keel laying ceremony yesterday, celebrating the first milestone in the construction of the Army’s next generation landing craft, the Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) or MSV(L).
September 9, 2019
Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State Ferries (WSF) and Vigor mark launch of the State’s new Hybrid-Electric Ferry Build Program with ceremony.
Dignitaries from the state of Washington joined Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State Ferries officials and Vigor employees today at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard to celebrate the beginning of the greening of WSF’s fleet.
August 19, 2019
Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor (Team RB-M) announced the deliveries of two additional Response Boat-Mediums (RB-Ms) to the U.S. Coast Guard. These boats are part of an approved foreign military sale to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan through the Department of Homeland Security.
July 25, 2019
The Carlyle Group and Stellex Capital Management to Acquire, Merge Maritime and Defense Companies Vigor Industrial and MHI Holdings
Transaction to Create Bicoastal Platform of Scale Serving Defense and Commercial Customers
June 26, 2019
American manufacturing is facing a critical skills gap as older skilled workers retire and younger people entering the workforce lack the specific skills needed to fill them.
May 29, 2019
KGW-TV’s Keely Chalmers visited Vigor’s Portland facility today for an up close look at the OE Wave Energy Conversion Buoy.
May 23, 2019
The Portland Business Journal's CFO of the Year honors recognized leaders for excellence in operations, financial management and company accountability, among other categories.
April 10, 2019
The Port of Los Angeles recently awarded Vigor the contract to build two 56’ pilot boats.
February 1, 2019
Vigor has entered an agreement to take over the former home of Christensen Yachts in Vancouver, Wash. following a search for the best location to build the U.S. Army’s new landing craft, Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) or MSV(L).
January 29, 2019
This month the U.S. Navy awarded the contract to execute the Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA) for the USS Coronado (LCS-4) to Vigor. Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard.