WHO WE ARE

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) provides domestic and international capital, coastal protection, and restoration dredging services that help shape the environment by maintaining and deepening America’s ports, protecting its shorelines, and creating barrier islands and land reclamations.

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NORTH AMERICA'S LEADER

GLDD is North America’s dredging industry leader, the largest provider of marine dredging, and the only U.S. company with substantial overseas operations. GLDD owns and operates a diverse dredging fleet comprised of numerous specialized maritime vessels, and operates marine yards in five locations nationwide.

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OVER 125 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

GLDD was founded in 1890 on the shores of Lake Michigan. Initially, 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.

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SAFETY WITHOUT COMPROMISE

At GLDD, employee safety is paramount. In 2006, GLDD adopted the Incident- and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety management program and integrated it into all aspects of the company’s culture. We are committed to sending everyone home safely at the end of the day, everywhere.

WHAT WE DO

From beach restoration to barrier islands, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock does it all. Visit the categories below to learn about our completed projects and discover how we’re helping shape the world.

ATLANTIC CITY & VENTNOR CITY

Coastal Protection

BRANT BEACH

Coastal Protection

CONEY ISLAND

Coastal Protection

DELAWARE BEACHES

Coastal Protection

LBI

Coastal Protection

NAGS HEAD

Coastal Protection

PALM BEACH

Coastal Protection

PINE KNOLL SHORES & EMERALD ISLE

Coastal Protection