WHO WE ARE

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) provides marine dredging and engineering services that help shape the environment as well as provide transportation resources of communities across the world, including America’s largest cities and busiest ports.

NORTH AMERICA'S LEADING DREDGER

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) leads the North American market as the largest industry service provider of marine dredging and is the only U.S. Company with substantial overseas dredging operations overseas. Leading a diverse dredging fleet, GLDD owns numerous specialized maritime vessels and operates marine yards in five locations nationwide.

OVER 125 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

GLDD was founded in 1890 on the shores of Lake Michigan. In the beginning, the company focused on the dredging and construction of Chicago’s river lock system and existing shoreline as well as executing work on major city landmarks. Since then, GLDD has grown its service offerings and expanded its global presence.

SAFETY WITHOUT COMPROMISE

In 2006, GLDD adopted an Incident- and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety management program that has been integrated into all aspects of the company’s culture. GLDD’s commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount.

WHAT WE DO

From beach restoration to barrier islands, we do it all. Check out some of our completed projects and discover how we’re helping shape the world.

ATLANTIC CITY & VENTNOR CITY

Coastal Protection
Atlantic City

BRANT BEACH

Coastal Protection
Brant Beach

CONEY ISLAND

Coastal Protection
Coney Island

DELAWARE BEACHES

Coastal Protection
Delaware Beaches

LBI

Coastal Protection
LBI

NAGS HEAD

Coastal Protection
Nags Head

PALM BEACH

Coastal Protection
Palm Beach

PINE KNOLL SHORES & EMERALD ISLE

Coastal Protection
Pine Knoll Shore

CAREERS AT GREAT LAKES

We are an international dredging and marine company that is committed to engineering excellence and inspired through innovation. Learn how you can help shape our world.