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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.

February 25, 2015

Vigor begins new era in cruise ship repair

From the late 1980’s to 2003, when its previous drydock was sold, the Swan Island shipyard in Portland was a major hub for cruise ship repair and modernization.

January 27, 2015

Taming the Arctic: One Ferry at a Time

Vigor Alaska is building two Day Boat Alaska Class Ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS), which marks the first time that ferries for the state of Alaska are being built in Alaska.