The Kvichak Rapid Response Skimmer's primary mission is the removal of oils from the water surface in harbors and protected waters. Best known for its use by the U.S. Navy, it is increasingly being put into service in a variety of marine spill scenarios.
In March 2015, Vigor Industrial and Kvichak Marine Industries announced the companies were merging to unite their strengths in ship and boat building. The merger was featured in an article in the April 2015 issue of WorkBoat.
Tidewater Transportation & Terminals takes delivery of state-of-the-art towboat from Vigor Industrial
Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, is pleased to announce they have taken delivery of Crown Point, a new custom-built, state-of-the-art towboat commissioned at Portland’s Vigor Industrial.
Fabrication teams at Vigor Industrial’s Tacoma, Wash. shipyard have delivered three, 60’ x 24’ x 15.5’ breasting barges to Foss Maritime.
Kvichak Marine Industries, a Vigor Industrial Company, was recently awarded a contract by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), San Francisco, CA for the design and construction of two all-aluminum 400 passenger-only ferries.