News by Year
February 25, 2015
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
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.
January 13, 2015
Yesterday Vigor Industrial proudly welcomed the men and women of the USNS MERCY to its Portland shipyard.
January 5, 2015
Oregon Iron Work’s VP elected to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) board of directors
Patrick Leonard, P.E., vice president of Oregon Iron Work’s commercial division, was recently elected to serve on the AISC Board of Directors.
December 16, 2014
This weekend Vigor Alaska made history as construction began on two new Alaska Class state ferries, the first ferries to be built in Alaska by Alaskans.
November 17, 2014
The drydocking of the SS Algol on Monday marked a new chapter in Portland’s resurging maritime industry.
October 31, 2014
Jensen Maritime and Vigor will unveil the design for a new 352-foot catcher processor/factory trawler at the Pacific Marine Expo on Nov. 19.
October 29, 2014
Vigor welcomed over a thousand employees, customers and their families on Saturday to christen the Vigorous, Vigor’s new drydock.
October 17, 2014
Oregon Iron Works (OIW) chosen to provide complex steel fabrication for state-of-the-art San Francisco Transbay Transit Center
Oregon Iron Works, a Vigor Industrial company, announced that it has been chosen as a steel fabrication company for the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco.
October 14, 2014
The Seattle divisions of Vigor Fab and Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) announced today that the 15,000-barrel tank barge Global Pilot has been delivered to Maxum Petroleum.