News by Year
June 4, 2020
Vigor taps ABB to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems to assist Washington State Ferries’ move toward zero-emission fleet
Vigor has selected the technology leader ABB to provide hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage systems for new vessels for Washington State Ferries (WSF).
February 12, 2020
Titan Acquisition Holdings, a bicoastal leader in ship repair and commercial and defense-related fabrication services created through the combination of Vigor Industrial and MHI Holdings, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Huntington Ingalls’ San Diego Shipyard.
November 1, 2019
Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) and Vigor (Team RB-M) announced the delivery of the first three on a six vessel RB-M contract to the US Coast Guard.
October 14, 2019
Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management today announced they have closed on their acquisition of Vigor Industrial LLC and MHI Holdings LLC.
September 27, 2019
Vigor was awarded a $254,566,431.36 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Chosin (CG 65) and USS Cape ST. George (CG 71) Modernization Periods (MODPRD).
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.