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November 2, 2012

Vigor Fab Awarded Contract to Build Split Hull Dump Barge

Last week Vigor Fab, a Vigor Industrial company, won the contract to build American Construction Co., Inc.’s newest vessel, a 242’ x 54’, 4,050 cubic yard, split hull dump barge.

October 16, 2012

The OPC Race: Vigor is "In it to Win it"

Vigor Shipyard’s unique entry into the ongoing U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter Competition turns heads now, but ultimately may change how we look at Homeland Security on the water – for good.

September 5, 2012

Vigor Unveils Innovative Design for the Coast Guard OPC

In response to the U.S. Coast Guard’s demanding Offshore Patrol Cutter requirements, Vigor Industrial looked beyond the conventional.

Vigor Alaska - Assembly Hall in Ketchikan AK

August 16, 2012

New Assembly Hall Opens in Ketchikan

The outlook for building new ships at Alaska Ship & Drydock (ASD), a Vigor Industrial company, just got a lot brighter, warmer, and drier with the opening of the Ketchikan Shipyard’s state-of-the-art assembly hall designed to build ships up to 500 feet in length.

July 12, 2012

Vigor Fab and Washington State Ferries Win Prestigious Award

The three new 64-car, 750 passenger ferries constructed by Vigor Fab, a Vigor Industrial new-build subsidiary won the regional “Under Budget, Large Project” category in the American Transportation Awards competition sponsored by AASHTO.

June 27, 2012

Vigor Marine Completes Work on the Kulluk and Noble Discoverer

The Kulluk and Noble Discoverer set sail for the Arctic today from Vigor Industrial’s Seattle shipyard, following completion of extensive environmental and safety upgrades by its commercial ship repair subsidiary, Vigor Marine.

June 6, 2012

Vigor Marine Completes Conversion of Barge Klamath

Vigor Marine, a Vigor Industrial subsidiary, recently completed work on Barge Klamath, converting the vessel from a petroleum tank barge to an OSVR measuring 350’ x 76’ x 22’.

May 14, 2012

Vigor Fab delivers covered paper barge to Georgia Pacific

Vigor Fab LLC, a Vigor Industrial subsidiary, is proud to announce the delivery of a 180’ x 52’ x 10’ covered paper barge to Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP.

May 3, 2012

Why Vigor Chose to Title Sponsor the Seattle Maritime Festival: "Industrial jobs matter"

Vigor Industrial jumped at the chance to be title sponsor of the 2012 Seattle Maritime Festival.