News by Year
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.
January 24, 2019
Vigor is pleased to announce the addition of Jackie O’Brien to Vigor’s leadership team.
January 23, 2019
In early January, the US Coast Guard’s most technology advanced polar icebreaker arrived at Vigor’s Seattle, Washington shipyard for maintenance.