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  • 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 […]

  • 19 November 2013

    The crew of the Cape May-based Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returned on Sunday from a 48-day patrol. The Vigorous crew departed Oct. 1 for a counter-drug and counter-human trafficking patrol throughout the Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, Vigorous crewmembers offloaded $40 million worth of cocaine at Port Everglades, Fla. On Nov. 12, the Vigorous crew […]

  • 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. […]

  • 14 July 2016

    The crew of the Virginia Beach – based Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returned from a 55-day deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than 1,200 pounds (544 kg) of cocaine, the Coast Guard said. Within a few days of leaving Virginia Beach, Vigorous interdicted a sailing vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, seizing more […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

    ULSTEIN has over time been cooperating with the American shipbuilding group Vigor Industrial in the development of the conceptual design for a coastguard vessel (OPC – Offshore Patrol Cutter). Vigor is now announcing ULSTEIN’s SX151 design in the United States as part of a campaign aimed at the U.S. Coast Guard, that plans to renew […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous marked its official arrival at its new homeport at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Friday.   Vigorous is the first of two Medium Endurance Cutters from Cape May, New Jersey to be relocated to Little Creek. The Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is scheduled to arrive in 2015. […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Industry news

    Vigor Industrial LCC has received a contract worth up to USD 6.8 million to conduct mid-term shipyard availability of the US Navy’s replenishment oiler, USNS Gaudalupe, hull number T-AO 200.   The contractor will provide 72,000-hour main engine maintenance, followed by main engine turbocharger overhaul, port shaft brake overhaul, starboard power take-off clutch/coupling overhaul, deck […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After nine lengthy months at the Vigor Shipyards in Seattle, the guided missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) has completed scheduled repairs and upgrades and returned to Naval Station Everett, Dec. 2. Over the course of the drydock period which began in February, Vigor employees and Momsen Sailors worked hand-in-hand to complete several systems modernizations, […]

  • 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

  • 15 February 2013

    The US Coast Guard escorted the disabled Carnival Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Ship Terminal in Mobile Thursday evening. The tug vessel Roland Falgout and four assist tugs towed the Triumph to the Alabama Cruise Terminal following more than a 100-hour voyage from Cozumel, Mexico to Mobile. The Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrived on scene […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2012

      The Coast Guardrescued two people after being separated from their recreational boat, approximately 10 miles off the coast of Beaufort, N.C., Sunday. At approximately 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report over VHF-FM channel 16 from a crewmember aboard the Sand Tiger stating they had missing divers. While on […]

  • 9 May 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      The Missile Defense Agency’s Sea-Based X-band Radar (SBX) vessel will soon enter Puget Sound to arrive at Vigor Shipyard Seattle (formerly T… (defense-aerospace) [mappress] Source: defense-aerospace, May 9, 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 […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded a $42.2 million dollar contract to Vigor for repairs and changes to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102). Work on the USS Sampson will be done in Seattle and Everett and may include blasting, painting and surface preparation. Under the deal, work on the ship’s freeboard, struts, rudders, hull, […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The new craft will replace the Mike Boats which started entering service in 1959.

  • 8 January 2014
    Industry news

    Seattle based Vigor Shipyards Inc. has received a USD 33 million contract for repair and alteration of a US Navy ship. The ship, named USS Moomsen, with a hull number DDG 92, will undergo a docking selected restricted availability, which is primarily aimed at conducting repair and alteration to a ship’s systems and hull. USS […]

  • 11 February 2013

    The US Coast Guard is maintaining communication with a cruise ship that has lost main propulsion and is dead in the water approximately 136 miles north of Merida, Mexico Sunday.  The Carnival cruise ship Triumph reported a fire in the aft engine room. Cruise ship personnel isolated and extinguished the engine room fire. No injuries […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US state department has approved the possible sale of 15 fast patrol boats to Kuwait under a contract worth an estimated $100 million. According to an announcement from the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Kuwait government requested the sale of fifteen fast patrol boats outfitted with two .50 caliber machine guns each. Kuwait ordered […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The crew of amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) started a vigorous shipwide training program to ensure the Sailors aboard are ready for operational status.   Training, along with preparation and restoration of the ship, has been the priority during an 18-month, $200 million Dry-dock Planned Maintenance Availability (DPMA). “We made it through the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Vigor Industrial LLC received an $11,9 million contract for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4). The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $12,1 million. Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to be completed by July 1, 2015. Fiscal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2016

    The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman offloaded approximately 11 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, August 18. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized a combined total of approximately 11 tons of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from mid-June through July. The drugs, interdicted in international waters off the coast […]