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. 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.
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.