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  • 9 February 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Vigor Marine LLC has received a $9,9 million contract for 72-calendar day shipyard availability for the Mid Term Availability of USNS Yukon (T-AO 202). Work will include flight deck non-skid preservation, 72K Port and starboard main engine overhaul, No. 4 ship service diesel generator 20K overhaul, port and starboard clutch and coupling overhaul, tank deck overhead preservation, habitability […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Vigor Marine a $14 million contract for the overhaul and dry docking of dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10). During the 47-calendar day shipyard availability, Vigor will be furnishing general services for the ship, forward aqueous fire-fighting foam system piping replacement, docking and un-docking vessel, propeller shaft […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard’s second national security cutter (NSC), USCGC Waesche, arrived at Vigor Marine LLC’s Seattle shipyard on September 12 to begin structural enhancement work. The first NSC, USCGC Bertholf, also underwent structural enhancement work and is planned to depart the shipyard later this month. The enhancements take approximately a year to complete and […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Vigor Marine LLC a $14 million contract option to perform structural enhancement drydock availability (SEDA) for the second national security cutter (NSC), Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. These structural enhancements will be completed in Seattle and are aimed at preventing long-term fatigue damage, which would result in additional life cycle maintenance costs. Waesche […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has accepted delivery of two response boat-mediums (RB-Ms) under a foreign military sale arranged through the US Department of Homeland Security. RB-Ms were delivered by Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor, with Fincantieri acting as prime contractor and program manager for the project, and Vigor building the vessels at its Seattle […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Guam-based submarine tender USS Frank Cable headed for a dry-docking overhaul after five years of tending submarines and surface vessels assigned to the U.S. 5th and 7th fleet areas of responsibility. After its successful deployment in 2016, including port visits to India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the submarine tender is now up and ready to […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Navy has awarded Vigor Marine of Portland a $14.24 million fixed-price contract to overhaul the submarine tender the USS Frank Cable… By Mike Francis (Oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, November 01, 2011

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Vigor Marine an $8.5 million contract for the mid-term availability of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187).  The 42-calendar day shipyard availability of the fleet replenishment oiler will see Vigor Marine carry out general services, clean and gas free tanks, tank deck overhead preservation, flight deck non-skid, number 6 port and starboard […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) has entered a dry dock in Portland, Oregon for a scheduled dry-dock phase maintenance availability. Frank Cable departed its homeport of Guam in March this year and headed for Vigor Marine’s shipyard in Portland to have its systems and equipment repaired and renewed. Under a […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) Norfolk has awarded a contract worth USD 6.6 million to Vigor Marine LLC, seated in Portland, Ore, for regular overhaul and dry docking availability of fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202).   The overhaul, which is expected to last until April, will include port main engine, gyro […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Vigor Marine LLC is being awarded an $8,7 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and drydocking availability of the USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200), a Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler. Work will include port main engine overhaul; docking, undocking, and underwater hull cleaning and painting; and cargo tank preservation. This contract includes […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Vessels

    Last week, the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) departed Yokosuka, Japan, for Portland, Oregon, to complete a scheduled a 17-month Depot Modernization Period (DMP).

  • 9 May 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy-owned research vessel (R/V) Thomas G. Thompson returned to sea recently following an 18-month mid-life refit at Vigor Marine’s Harbor Island shipyard in Seattle. The vessel was “was refurbished from stem to stern”, according to Vigor Marine, and has received new operating systems and technology aimed at improving its research capabilities. R/V Thomas […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy awarded Vigor Marine a contract worth up to $60 million with all options exercised to complete the drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA) of USS Coronado (LCS-4). Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard. Vigor will begin work on the USS Coronado (LCS 4) in March and run through November 2019. The […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Army has picked Vigor Marine to build the service’s new landing craft, dubbed maneuver support vessel (light) – MSV(L). Worth almost a billion dollars ($979.7m), the contract is the largest award in Vigor’s history. The award comes concurrent with a “Milestone B” decision that moves the program into its engineering and manufacturing development phase. […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Vigor Marine L.L.C., Shipbuilding, Portland, Ore., is being awarded a $34,848,589 firm-fixed-price contract for the detail design, construction, installation and systems verification for the mobile landing platform core capabilities set enabling the transfer vehicles and equipment at-sea from a legacy large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ship and interface with surface connectors, to include landing craft air-cushion craft, […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy has selected Vigor Marine LLC to undertake a $15,6 million contract for a 75-calendar-day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10). Work will include main diesel generator overhaul, life raft annual certification, drydocking, propeller shaft and stern inspection, underwater hull cleaning and painting, freeboard cleaning and painting, […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Military Sealift Command awarded a contract for a regular overhaul/dry-docking to support USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The contract, worth $11,7 million, will be undertaken by Vigor Marine and includes six optional work items which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $12,6 million. This overhaul will address numerous steel repairs; flight […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Industry news

    Vigor Marine, L.L.C., Portland, Ore., is being awarded a $9,563,687 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of Military Sealift Command’s Fleet Replenishment Ammunition Ship USNS Rainier. The ship’s primary mission is to provide fuel to U.S. Navy ships at sea, and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. This shipyard […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Vigor Marine a $24.4 million contract for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Work that the will be done on the Emory S. Land-class submarine tender will include tank inspections, main reduction gear repairs, engine room bulkhead/structural repairs, freeboard […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Industry news

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded Detyens Shipyards a $16.4 million contract for the overhaul and dry docking of Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5). The 75-calendar day shipyard availability will include main generator maintenance and cleaning, five year main engine flex hose replacement, dry-docking and undocking, propeller shaft […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) returned to her Guam homeport on January 23 after completing an eight-month overhaul in Portland, Oregon. Frank Cable, which departed Guam March 6, 2017, completed maintenance, renewal and repairs at Vigor Marine’s shipyard which returned the 40 year-old ship to its designed mission capabilities. “This feels […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), set sail for San Diego April 20, following installation of the ship’s Core Capability Set (CCS) at Vigor Marine, LLC in Portland, Oregon.   Montford Point’s unique Core Capability Set allows for the easy transfer of vehicles, personnel and equipment from other vessels […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, Commander, Military Sealift Command (MSC), visited submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), Nov. 20, to assess the ship’s material condition and the progress of work since MSC integrated the ship with civil service mariners (CIVMAR) in February 2010. Navy Capt. Pete Hildreth, Frank Cable’s commanding officer, and CIVMARs Chief […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S.-based Fincantieri Marinette Marine announced it has received a contract supply another two boats to the The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The contract for the two Response Boats–Medium (RB-Ms) vessels was issued by the U.S. Coast Guard and will be delivered under the foreign military sales contract. This award brings the total number of RB-M’s built by team […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Vessels

    Article by Peter Ong On January 14, 2018, the USS Frank Cable sub tender turned 40 years old since christening on January 14, 1978. Currently, the U.S. Navy (USN) has two 1970s-built submarine tenders, the USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and the USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Both are now home-ported in Guam as […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) has completed an eight-month planned, dry-dock repair availability and is now headed for her Guam homeport. The submarine tender was overhauled by Vigor Industrial, in Portland, Oregon, and departed the shipyard on December 21. Fifty-six million dollars of improvements, maintenance, steel renewal and equipment repairs were […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous began escorting the Carnival Triumph cruise ship Monday night after tugs began towing it toward Mobile, Ala., which is approximately 270 miles north. The Triumph reported a fire in the aft engine room Sunday morning, which was extinguished by the ships fire control system. No injuries were reported. The U.S. […]

  • 15 March 2012

      Sailors deployed aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) started a “Crews into Shape” fitness program, March 9. The 12th annual challenge, sponsored by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC), is a four-week long event held at the beginning of every March in conjunction with National Nutrition Month. […]