Booth #1535
5555 N. Channel Ave
Portland , OR 97217
United States

Vigor is a values-driven, diversified industrial business operating in the Aerospace & Defense, Infrastructure and Maritime sectors. We build mission-critical manned and unmanned vessels for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and foreign militaries around the world. Our combat and patrol boats include the Combatant Craft Medium (CCM), Combatant Craft Heavy (CCH), the Response Boat – Medium (RB-M), the RB-M Tactical, 16 USVs in 5 different platforms including the Rafael Protector and Sea Hunter, the prototype for DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program. Fabrication of the prototype for the Army’s next generation landing craft, Maneuver Support Vessel (Light), is now underway at Vigor. On the commercial side, Vigor builds a wide variety of workboats including pilot boats, all aluminum fast ferries and large steel passenger vessels including the last 12 ferries for Washington State Ferries.

In addition to marine fabrication, Vigor is the largest provider of ship repair and modernization services in the Pacific Northwest & Alaska. Much of that work is focused on supporting our nation’s warfighters, homeland defenders and the fleets that provide our nation with vital services. Our Portland, Oregon facility is also a trusted West Coast resource for cruise ship repair and refurbishment. More at

Products & Services


Ship Repair and Conversion

With seven facilities throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, Vigor is a ship repair powerhouse in the region. Our experienced workforce provides a full range of repair, refit and modernization services on vessels of all types. In addition, away teams are available when customers need offsite support. Our eight drydocks range in size from 225’ to 960’ and are supplemented by extensive pier space for topside repair.  

Ship Building

Vigor’s marine fabrication teams build high performance, mission-critical vessels for combatant, unmanned and port security applications as well as ferries, fireboats, survey vessels, tugs, and a variety of aluminum workboats. Our shipbuilding experts take pride in delivering quality workmanship, on time and on budget.

Boat Building / Repair

  • Barge Building and Repair
  • Welding
  • Shipyard
  • Construction
  • Boat Building and Repairs


  • Coatings & Preservatives
  • Water Blasting
  • Paints
  • Surface Preparation

Pollution Control / Environmental Services

  • Oil Spill Control Equipment