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News by Year

King County Research Catamaran

June 23, 2015

Kvichak to build research catamaran for King County Environmental Laboratory

Kvichak Marine Industries, a Vigor company, was recently awarded a contract to design and build a 48’ all-aluminum foil assisted research catamaran for the King County Environmental Laboratory.

Photo of MV Samish

June 9, 2015

Second Olympic-class ferry delivered to Washington State Ferries

The second Olympic-class ferry, M/V Samish, was delivered last month to Washington State Ferries by Vigor.

June 9, 2015

Vigor built M/V Crown Point is featured in Pacific Maritime Magazine

The M/V Crown Point, the first of three tugs built by Vigor for Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, was featured in the June issue of Pacific Maritime.

May 7, 2015

Kvichak's Ever-Evolving Rapid Response Skimmer

The Kvichak Rapid Response Skimmer's primary mission is the removal of oils from the water surface in harbors and protected waters.

April 28, 2015

A Bigger Vigor

In March 2015, Vigor Industrial and Kvichak Marine Industries announced the companies were merging to unite their strengths in ship and boat building.

April 23, 2015

Tidewater Transportation & Terminals takes delivery of state-of-the-art towboat from Vigor Industrial

Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, is pleased to announce they have taken delivery of Crown Point, a new custom-built, state-of-the-art towboat commissioned at Portland’s Vigor Industrial.

Breasting barges built in Tacoma

April 21, 2015

Vigor Industrial expands its new build capacity in Washington

Fabrication teams at Vigor Industrial’s Tacoma, Wash. shipyard have delivered three, 60’ x 24’ x 15.5’ breasting barges to Foss Maritime.

April 16, 2015

Kvichak Marine Industries to build two state-of-the-art aluminum passenger ferries for WETA

Kvichak Marine Industries, a Vigor Industrial Company, was recently awarded a contract by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), San Francisco, CA for the design and construction of two all-aluminum 400 passenger-only ferries.

Kvichak Marine Pilot Vessels

March 3, 2015

Kvichak Marine Industries and Vigor Industrial Combine to Draw Larger Projects and More Jobs to the Northwest

Kvichak Marine Industries and Vigor Industrial today announced the companies are merging to unite their strengths in the design and fabrication of aluminum workboats, shipbuilding, and boat building.