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Render of Alaska Class Day Boat Ferries

September 22, 2014

Alaska's newest ferries will be built by Alaskans

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell, announced the selection of Vigor Alaska to build the state’s two newest day ferries.

Vigorous drydock length comparison

August 21, 2014

Country’s largest floating drydock coming to Portland

The country’s largest floating drydock, the Vigorous, is headed for Portland this weekend.

July 2, 2014

Vigor Fab to construct San Francisco Fire Department’s new fireboat

Vigor Fab has been awarded a contract to build a fireboat for the San Francisco Fire Department.

Washington State Ferries 144 car ferry Tokitae

June 5, 2014

Vigor delivers Washington’s first 144-car ferry

Vigor Fab delivered the Tokitae, the state’s newest ferry, to Washington State Ferry officials this week.

May 21, 2014

Oregon Iron Works, Vigor Announce Merger

Oregon Iron Works (OIW) and Vigor Industrial (Vigor) today announced the companies are merging to unite their strengths in advanced manufacturing, shipbuilding and ship repair.

Photo of state leaders christening the Tokitae.

March 20, 2014

State leaders christen the first Olympic-class ferry at Vigor

State elected, transportation and manufacturing leaders were on hand today to celebrate the christening of the state’s first 144-car Olympic Class ferry, the M/V Tokitae, at Vigor Industrial’s shipyard in Seattle.

March 3, 2014

Vigor to construct two 83,000 bbl. tank barges for Harley Marine

Vigor Fab has been awarded a contract to build two 83,000 bbl. tank barges for Harley Marine Services, Inc. The 422’x 76’ x 27’ tank barges, designed by Elliott Bay Design Group to be part of articulated tug and barge configurations, will be among the largest vessels constructed for Harley Marine’s fleet.

January 30, 2014

Vigor set to buy Seward Ship’s Drydock

The owner of Seward Ship’s Drydock has signed a letter of intent to sell the assets of the Seward, Alaska, shipyard company to Vigor Industrial.

January 22, 2014

Vigor to build three tugboats for Tidewater

Vigor Fab was recently awarded a contract by Tidewater Barge Lines of Vancouver, Wash, to construct three new tugboats.