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An aerial view of the Portland, Oregon facility

February 3, 2023

Carlyle and Stellex Reach Definitive Agreement to Sell Titan to an Affiliate of Lone Star Funds

Funds managed by global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management today announced a definitive agreement to sell Titan Acquisition Holdings, a bi-coastal leader in ship repair services and marine and heavy complex fabrication, to an affiliate of Lone Star Funds.

USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53)

December 1, 2022

Vigor Begins Work on USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53)

Vigor, a Titan company, has been awarded a $131 million U.S. Navy contract to complete a docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) on USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) at Harbor Island in Seattle. The ship arrived at Harbor Island on November 4, becoming the fourth U.S. Navy vessel currently undergoing maintenance at the Seattle shipyard.

USS Tulsa at Swan Island

September 16, 2022

Vigor Begins Work on USS Tulsa, Wins USS Michael Murphy Challenge

Vigor, a Titan company, is beginning work on two major docking selected restricted availabilities (DSRA) awarded this year, at both Swan Island in Portland, as well as Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY).

May 31, 2022

Vigor, MHI Facilities One-Third of Locations Recognized for Safety by Shipbuilders Council

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) recognized four Vigor work locations -- Ketchikan, Vancouver, Swan Island and Hawaii -- for safety performance in 2021.

May 3, 2022

Vigor Successfully Completes Largest Ship Repair Project in Its History, USS McCampbell

Vigor has completed a comprehensive modernization of USS McCampbell (DDG 85) at Swan Island, sending the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer on to its new homeport at Naval Station Everett, Wash. The 18-month, more than $155 million project was the largest ever completed by Vigor’s Ship Repair team, and the largest of its kind at Swan Island in nearly 30 years.

February 24, 2022

HRMC, Vigor Complete USS William P. Lawrence Ahead of Schedule

The Hawaii Regional Maintenance Center (HRMC) delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), back to the fleet two days ahead of schedule, on Jan. 19, 2022, after a 10-month Docking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA).

November 7, 2021

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Senator Mark Kelly, Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, House Armed Services Committee Chair Adam Smith Tour Vigor, USS Gabrielle Giffords at Harbor Island

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (Ariz.), U.S. Senator Mark Kelly (Ariz.), Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (Wash.) and House Armed Services Committee Chair Adam Smith (Wash.) visited Vigor’s Harbor Island shipyard in Seattle today, including touring the Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), which is currently undergoing maintenance.

USS Gabrielle Giffords

May 13, 2021

Vigor Wins U.S. Navy Availability Contract for USS Gabrielle Giffords, USS Omaha

The U.S. Navy has awarded Vigor, a Titan Company, a docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) contract for both USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) and USS Omaha (LCS 12). Both are Independence-class littoral combat ships and will go to Harbor Island in Seattle, Wash. for the DSRA.

April 7, 2021

Vigor Begins Work on USS William P. Lawrence

USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, docked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) for the ship’s docking selected restricted availability (DSRA).

February 12, 2021

Enviromental Protection Agency Announces Agreement with Vigor, Others to Begin Active Cleanup of Swan Island Basin

The EPA announced an agreement with Vigor, Daimler Trucks North America and other entities to begin the active cleanup phase of the Swan Island Basin.