News by Year
July 6, 2017
Vigor has begun construction of a fifth 45’ Response Boat - Medium C (RB-M C) for its long-time customer, the New York Police Department Harbor Unit.
June 20, 2017
Vigor launches most significant refrigerated liquefied gas carrier built in the United States in decades
Vigor recently launched The Harvest, the first complex liquefied ammonia transport barge built in the United States for Jones Act trade since 1982.
April 17, 2017
Building on its ongoing investments in critical infrastructure and fulfilling a promise to customers to expand West Coast drydock capacity, Vigor has entered into an agreement to purchase a drydock from a Korean seller.
April 7, 2017
The newest state ferry, Chimacum, joined the state fleet today, Friday, April 7, as Washington State Ferries officially accepted the vessel from builder/contractor Vigor.
February 24, 2017
Vigor was recently awarded the contract to build two additional all-aluminum, 400 passenger ferries for WETA (the Water Emergency Transportation Authority) in San Francisco, CA.
January 31, 2017
Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) announced today that it has been awarded a contract for 2 additional Response Boat – Medium (RB-Ms) vessels by the U.S. Coast Guard.
January 30, 2017
Vigor, Alaska’s largest shipbuilder and ship repair expert, along with leaders of Alaska’s maritime industry, Maritime Works, jointly announced plans for an innovative training program aimed at developing an advanced manufacturing workforce comprised of Alaska residents.
July 6, 2016
Vigor’s Seattle shipyard recently delivered the Dale R Lindsey, a 95’ x 38’ x 16’, 3,000 hp ATB Twin Screw Tug to Harley Marine Services Inc.