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Jill Mackie
SVP, Public Affairs

(206) 498-5298

News by Year

January 31, 2017

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Additional Response Boat-Mediums for Jordan

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.

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January 30, 2017

New Partnership Supports Advanced Manufacturing Careers for Alaskans

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 delivers ATB Tug, Dale R Lindsey, to Harley Marine Services

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.

June 3, 2016

Vigorously Vying for Overseas Opportunities

An increasingly diverse Vigor looks beyond domestic sales in the combat and patrol boat sector.

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May 31, 2016

Kvichak Marine Industries, a Vigor company, continues to expand production of its high performance vessel line with delivery of another Response Boat - Medium Commercial

Kvichak, a Vigor company, delivered a fourth, 45’ Response Boat - Medium C (RB-M C) to its long-time customer, the New York Police Department Harbor Unit.

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October 28, 2015

Vigor values in the news

Oregon Business Magazine editor, Linda Baker, sat down with Frank Foti and several Vigor leaders to explore how the values of Truth, Responsibility, Evolution and Love are transforming how Vigor works and why industrial jobs matter.

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September 22, 2015

Jill Mackie joins Vigor executive team as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs

Jill Mackie, vice president of public affairs for The Seattle Times Company, will join Vigor’s executive team as senior vice president of public affairs.

August 5, 2015

Hundreds turn out to see a traditional totem pole raising in Ketchikan, Alaska

Vigor’s Ketchikan shipyard held a traditional totem pole raising ceremony this weekend.

July 17, 2015

Vigor, formerly Oregon Iron Works, delivers two fireboats to the City of Portland

Vigor, formerly Oregon Iron Works, recently delivered two fireboats to the City of Portland for Portland Fire & Rescue.