VIGOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VIGOR
    • Operator : VORTEX MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : OAKLAND
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 105
    • Full Load Capacity : 350 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1137780

VORTEX MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SACRAMENTO AND SAN FRANCISCO RIVERS AND BAY
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

DORIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAGUNA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LARIAT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEQUOYA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VANTAGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VENGEANCE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VICTORY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOEY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

VORACIOUS

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Washington State Ferries Goes Out to Bid for New Hybrid-electric Vessels

Washington State Ferries Goes Out to Bid for New Hybrid-electric Vessels

Deliveries will begin in 2028 if all goes well. Delays and escalating costs have bedeviled the procurement process up until now.Washington State Ferries on Thursday published an invitation to bid on building five new hybrid-electric ferries, an overdue achievement that promises to eventually bring more reliability to cross-Sound ferry service.

U.S. Navy Shipbuilders & Disaggregated, Dispersed Production

U.S. Navy Shipbuilders & Disaggregated, Dispersed Production

With a lame-duck CNO, a divided Congress and the impending launch of the next Presidential election cycle, America’s naval market is locked into something of a fragile and fearful autopilot, cruising inexorably towards whatever excitement 2024 might bring.Materially, don’t expect much change: The demand for naval platforms will continue to outstrip available funding

ABB Selected to Provide Propulsion for Washington State Ferries' New Hybrid Vessels

ABB Selected to Provide Propulsion for Washington State Ferries' New Hybrid Vessels

Washington State Ferries (WSF) has tapped ABB to design and supply the propulsion systems for its new series of five hybrid electric ferries. ABB was previously selected for the project in 2020 after the original build contract was awarded to Vigor, but the competitive bid process was relaunched following disagreements between WSF and the shipyard over price and other contract terms.

Vigor Begins Building the US Army's New Landing Craft

Vigor Begins Building the US Army's New Landing Craft

Pacific Northwest shipbuilder Vigor on Tuesday announced it has begun low rate initial production (LRIP) on the Maneuver Support Vehicle (Light) (MSV(L)) vessel at its facility in Vancouver, Wash.The new generation 117-foot U.S. Army landing craft, which replaces the Vietnam-era Landing Craft Mechanized 8 (LCM-8)

The Next WSF Vessels Could Be Built Outside of Washington State

The Next WSF Vessels Could Be Built Outside of Washington State

The next newbuilds for Washington State Ferries (WSF) could be built by a shipyard outside of Washington as the state seeks to accelerate its ferry electrification program.The Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) WSF earlier this week issued a request for information to the shipbuilding industry across the country as part of its effort to contract for five new hybrid-electric

Washington State Ferries Awards Vigor Contract to Convert Its Largest Vessels to Hybrid-electric Power

Washington State Ferries Awards Vigor Contract to Convert Its Largest Vessels to Hybrid-electric Power

Washington State Ferries has tapped local shipyard Vigor to convert up to three of its Jumbo Mark II class ferries to low-emission hybrid-electric power.Vigor's $150 million winning bid for the contract came in about $16 million under the second place bid from another Washington shipyard, but was still approximately $30 million above the state’s $120 million estimate for the project.

Shipbuilders Council of America Announces Safety Award Winners

Shipbuilders Council of America Announces Safety Award Winners

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S. shipbuilding, maintenance and repair industry, today announced its annual member safety awards for the 2023 calendar year. This year, 18 shipyards are receiving awards for their achievements in safety.  “Safety isn't just a priority; it's a fundamental pillar of our industrial base.

Vigor Completes Availability on USNS John Lewis

Vigor Completes Availability on USNS John Lewis

Vigor has completed a Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA) on USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) at Swan Island. The first-in-class Military Sealift Command vessel will head into active service following the eight-month availability, as the namesake of the John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oilers.

Vigor Wins Repair Contract for Hospital Ship USNS Mercy

Vigor Wins Repair Contract for Hospital Ship USNS Mercy

Vigor Marine has been awarded a contract for a 93-calendar day shipyard availability for a mid-term availability of Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19).The $21,198,656 firm-fixed-price contract includes a base period and options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $21,711,746. Vigor was the sole bidder for the project.

Vigor Completes Works on USCGC Vessel Ahead of Time

Vigor Completes Works on USCGC Vessel Ahead of Time

Vigor Alaska, a Titan Company, successfully completed a dry dock and repair work solicitation on U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick this month, returning it to service ahead of schedule.The $3.65 million contract was awarded in September 2023 and represents the first non-emergent maintenance solicitation awarded to the Ketchikan Shipyard since 2011.

Washington State Ferries Vessel Suffers Broken Propeller

Washington State Ferries Vessel Suffers Broken Propeller

The Washington State Ferries (WSF) vessel Walla Walla has been temporarily removed from service so that one of its propellers could be replaced. The 440-foot-long, 2,000 passenger Jumbo-class ferry arrived at Vigor and was taken into dry dock on September 27 after one of its propellers was damaged last month.The vessel is expected to be out of service for up to four more weeks, WSF said..

Vigor Begins Vessel Maintenance Project for USCG in Alaska

Vigor Begins Vessel Maintenance Project for USCG in Alaska

The U.S Coast Guard has awarded Vigor Alaska, a Titan company, a $3.65 million contract to perform maintenance and repairs on U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick at the Ketchikan Shipyard.Work on the project begins this week and will cover comprehensive maintenance and repair of the vessel.