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Best Vessels: Distinctive deliveries of 2021

Olive Parker: First Parker Towing vessel from C&C Marine & Repair Constructed based on a collaborative design by Parker Towing and CT Marine LLC of Portland, Maine, the 4,400-horsepower towboat M/V Olive

WSF’s new hybrid-electric ferry Wishkah, set to enter service in 2025, will be an Olympic-class vessel similar in design to Suquamish (above).

VIDEO: Washington State Ferries moves ahead on ferry electrification

This week, after months of citizen suggestions and public input, the Washington State Transportation Commission voted 7-0 to select Wishkah as the name for the state’s next new 144-car hybrid-electric ferry, which

VIDEO: New pilot boats enter service in Port of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Pilot Service has welcomed two new pilot boats, Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator, to the Port of Los Angeles. The 56-foot Camarc-designed boats, built by Vigor Industrial (see earlier

Vigor wins $8.5 million MSC contract

Vigor Marine Shipyard LLC, Portland, Ore., has been awarded an $8,562,943 firm-fixed-price contract for a 50-calendar day shipyard availability for the mid-term availability on the USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9). The contract

FERRIES 2020: New hybrid electric WSF Olympic class ferry

On November 10, Matt Williams, program manager at Portland. Ore.-based Vigor, will give a presentation at Marine Log’s free virtual FERRIES 2020 conference that features highlights and progress on the new hybrid

New Vigor-built Los Angeles pilot boats feature Mackay electronics packages

The Los Angeles Pilot Service recently took delivery of two customized 56-foot Camarc design pilot boats built by Vigor at its Vancouver, Wash., facility. Named the Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator, the

Vigor awarded $10 million mod to cruiser contract

Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Ore., has been awarded a $10,000,000 modification to a previously awarded contract to support the extended drydocking selected restricted availability of the Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser USS

Vigor wins $56.4 million hospital ship Mercy drydocking contract

Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Ore., has been awarded a $56,450,644 firm-fixed-price contract for a 210-calendar day split shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the hospital ship USNS Mercy

Vigor partners with ABB on WSF zero-emission ferry project

ABB has been selected by Vigor Fab LLC to provide hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage system solutions for the newest additions to the Washington State Ferry fleet, setting the largest U.S. ferry

Titan Acquisition Holdings to acquire HII’s San Diego Shipyard

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) announced today that its Technical Solutions business has entered into an agreement to contribute its San Diego Shipyard to Titan Acquisition Holdings, a company comprised of Vigor

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