Vigor awarded $7.3 million for icebreaker Healy maintenance

(SEATTLE) — In early January, Healy, the U.S. Coast Guard’s most technology advanced polar icebreaker, arrived at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard for maintenance. The $7.3 million contract includes sea valve renewal and overhaul, bow thruster modifications, ballast tank and underwater hull paint preservation and various machinery overhauls. 

The vessel will be at Vigor’s Harbor Island facility through June.

By Professional Mariner Staff