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

Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

One the United States' largest fleet service and ship repair sites is changing hands.Ship repair and commercial- and defense-related fabrication services provider Titan Acquisition Holdings announced on Wednesday it has reached a deal to acquire San Diego Shipyard from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). Financial terms were not disclosed.

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office to discuss the path ahead for one of the U.S.’ most progressive and respected naval architecture and marine engineering firms.

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

As a part of its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD), Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announces that it has successfully demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor earlier today.

Vigor, MHI Acquired and Merged

Vigor, MHI Acquired and Merged

In one a dramatic U.S. shipbuilding and repair move it was announced today that The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management signed a definitive agreement to acquire and merge Vigor Industrial LLC, an infrastructure, defense, and maritime services company based in Portland, Oregon, and MHI Holdings LLC, a ship repair, maintenance

Vigor to Build Pair for LA Port Pilots

Vigor to Build Pair for LA Port Pilots

Shipbuilder Vigor said it has been awarded a contract from the Port of Los Angeles to build two 56’ pilot boats.The new vessels, designed by Camarc, will feature a twin chine heavy weather hull form for excellent seakeeping. The design accommodates multiple heavy fender systems facilitating safer pilot transfers in challenging weather. An articulated rescue davit provides man overboard recovery.

New Hybrid-Electric Ferry Program for WSF

New Hybrid-Electric Ferry Program for WSF

Dignitaries from the state of Washington joined Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State Ferries officials and Vigor employees at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard to celebrate the beginning of the greening of WSF’s fleet. Speakers included Governor Inslee, Roger Millar, Secretary of Transportation for Washington State Department of Transportation, and Vigor CEO Frank Foti.

The Carlyle Group, Stellex Capital Complete Acquisition of Vigor, MHI

The Carlyle Group, Stellex Capital Complete Acquisition of Vigor, MHI

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and private equity firm Stellex Capital Management today announced they have closed on their acquisition of Vigor Industrial LLC and MHI Holdings LLC. In addition, Carlyle and Stellex announced they have appointed Jim Marcotuli as CEO of the newly created company comprising Vigor and MHI, effective today.

Vigor Lays Keel for Next Gen Landing Craft

Vigor Lays Keel for Next Gen Landing Craft

Representatives from the U.S. Army and federal and local elected officials joined Vigor for a keel laying ceremony, celebrating the first milestone in the construction of the Army’s next generation landing craft, the Maneuver Support Vessel (Light) or MSV(L).The nearly billion dollar contract to build MSV(L) was awarded to Vigor in October, 2017.

WSF, Vigor Launch Hybrid-Electric Ferry Build Program

WSF, Vigor Launch Hybrid-Electric Ferry Build Program

Dignitaries from the State of Washington joined Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State Ferries officials and Vigor Industrial employees yesterday (September 9) at Vigor’s Seattle, Washington shipyard to celebrate the launch of a new hybrid-electric ferry build program for the ferry operator.

FMM, Vigor Deliver Response Boats to Bahrain

FMM, Vigor Deliver Response Boats to Bahrain

Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) and Vigor (Team RB-M) has announced the delivery of the first three on a six vessel RB-M contract to the US Coast Guard. The boats are part of a Foreign Military Sale to The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Coast Guard. Hulls four through six are expected to ship in 2020. A total of 182 RB-Ms have been built by Team RB-M.FMM was the prime contractor and program manager.

EBDG to Design WSF Hybrid-electric Ferry

EBDG to Design WSF Hybrid-electric Ferry

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) was recently selected by Vigor Fab as the engineering firm that will provide functional design for the new hybrid-electric Olympic Class ferries for Washington State Ferries (WSF). EBDG is responsible for redesigning the vessels to accommodate the major change in propulsion type without disrupting structural components.

Vigor Wins Modernization Contract for Two Navy Cruisers

Vigor Wins Modernization Contract for Two Navy Cruisers

Vigor was awarded a $254,566,431.36 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Chosin (CG 65) and USS Cape ST. George (CG 71) Modernization Periods (MODPRD). The contract includes options, which if exercised would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $303,677,110.Work will include a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair.