Marine Industry

Marine Industry

Vigor has a globally recognized Marine group with a wide range of advanced accomplishments. Since 1984, our Clackamas facility has delivered more than 300 craft and has been under continuous contract to manufacture sophisticated marine vessels.

The Clackamas marine group builds vessels for the Special Forces, including insertion and combatant craft, patrol boats, work boats, research vessels and technology demonstration craft.

Experienced teams manage all aspects of marine craft production, from detail design to structural fabrication, systems integration, outfitting, testing, delivery and long term logistical and technical support. State-of-the-art fabrication facilities, and indoor test pool, protect the secure development of sensitive projects.


Portland Fire Department FireboatSpeed, power, performance and agility on the water make our custom 55’ aluminum-hull fireboats the highest performing, fast-response vessels for fire departments on the market today. Rugged and reliable, we customize with the most comprehensive list of equipment and configurations available. Recently, Oregon Iron Works was awarded a multi-boat contract for the City of Portland Fire and Rescue.

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Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Vigor’s diversity is also showcased in the development of its Unmanned Vehicles.

OIW has delivered multiple unmanned surface vessels and is often responsible for concept through the detail design, including the integration of complex propulsion and control systems into high precision, critical tolerance vehicles. The result is the successful delivery of some of the most advanced and unique craft on the water today.

This program also features the Sea Scout – a seaplane design with advanced composite fabrication.

Questions about Vigor’s fabrication capabilities?

Contact us to learn more about how our state-of-the-art CNC machining and steel fabrication capabilities for the Marine Industry can work for you.

Call us at 1.503.653.6300 or click the contact button below.

Marine Industry