Navy awards Vigor dry-dock contract for LCS Coronado

(PORTLAND, Ore.) — This month the U.S. Navy awarded the contract to execute dry-docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) for USS Coronado (LCS 4) to Vigor. Work will be performed at Vigor’s Portland shipyard. 

The award is the latest in a series of awards in Vigor’s growing Navy repair program and is Vigor’s first as prime contractor in the littoral combat ship program. Other recent Vigor projects with the U.S. Navy include the execution of selected restricted availability (SRA) for USS Kidd (DDG 100) at the Everett Naval Station and the DSRA for USS Sampson (DDG 102) in Vigor’s Seattle facility.

Ship repair and service life extension in the defense sector has been a growth area for Vigor’s Pacific Northwest shipyards. The company recently promoted Mike Pearson, Navy veteran and former general manager at Vigor, to vice president of Navy and Puget Sound repair.

Vigor will begin work on USS Coronado (LCS 4) in March and it will run through November. The work package includes engine and machinery overhauls, underwater hull coatings, life cycle inspections, and implementation of multiple ship alterations and upgrades to increase Coronado’s warfighting readiness. The package also includes multiple upgrades directed at increasing the overall quality of life for deployed service men and women.

By Professional Mariner Staff