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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., nation’s largest provider of dredging services, moving headquarters to Houston

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ: GLDD) announced today it is moving its corporate headquarters to Houston, the latest milestone for what began in 1890 as a fledgling Chicago marine construction firm and has since grown into the country’s largest provider of dredging services.

Our Story

GLDD is North America’s dredging industry leader, the largest provider of marine dredging, and we have a long history of performing significant international projects. GLDD owns and operates a diverse dredging fleet comprised of numerous specialized maritime vessels, and operates marine yards in five locations nationwide.

Our Projects

  • Ports & Harbors
  • Coastal Protection
  • Coastal Restoration
  • International
  • Inland Dredging

Our People

GLDD’s business is unique and offers a vibrant culture, dynamic work environments, and career growth opportunities. We believe the talent, expertise, and effort of our employees to be the driving force behind our proven history of excellence for 130 years.

GLDD SUPPORTS SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION

Georgia Sea Turtle Center – Jekyll Island, Georgia

Great Lakes’ CEO Lasse Petterson, along with Vice President of Government Relations, Bill Hanson, and Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Manager, Armand Riehl, met with associates of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center (GSTC) and presented them with funding to support the purchase of a new X-ray machine, a crucial piece of equipment in the protection and well-being of sea turtles.

The GSTC, operated by the Jekyll Island Authority, is a conservation program that aims to promote sea turtle awareness. The group is “committed to increasing awareness of habitat and wildlife conservation challenges, promoting responsibility for ecosystem health, and empowering individuals to act locally, regionally, and globally to protect the environment.” GLDD is proud to partner with GSTC and support their sea turtle conservation efforts.

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YEARS IN BUSINESS

QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

CONTINENTS WE'VE WORKED IN

CONTRACTS COMPLETED SINCE 2000

Find Your Career Path With Us

You’ll Dig Working Here

Imagine being a first responder on a marine emergency project or enabling commerce in an entire region through a vital port and harbor deepening. GLDD’s business is unique and offers a vibrant culture, dynamic work environments, and career growth opportunities.

Our Projects

From port deepening to channel maintenance and 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.

Wilmington Harbor

Wilmington Harbor

Port Everglades

Port Everglades

Delaware Beaches

Delaware Beaches

Big Bend Channel – Tampa Bay, Florida

Big Bend Channel – Tampa Bay, Florida

Pier J

Pier J

Pine Knoll Shores & Emerald Isle

Pine Knoll Shores & Emerald Isle

Deer Island

Deer Island

Emergency Levee Repair – Missouri River

Emergency Levee Repair – Missouri River

Atlantic City & Ventnor City

Atlantic City & Ventnor City

President’s Island

President’s Island

Lake Decatur

Lake Decatur

Brant Beach

Brant Beach

Pierhead Channel

Pierhead Channel

Memphis

Memphis

Øresund Fixed Link

Øresund Fixed Link

Coney Island

Coney Island

Merriwether

Merriwether

GLDD CEO, Lasse Petterson, shakes hands with Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge

GLDD CEO, Lasse Petterson, shakes hands with Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge

Ambrose Channel

Ambrose Channel

Pass A’Loutre

Pass A’Loutre

Oregon Inlet

Oregon Inlet

Arthur Kill

Arthur Kill

Diyar Al Muharraq

Diyar Al Muharraq

Sandag

Sandag

Comperj

Comperj

San Juan

San Juan

Palm Beach

Palm Beach

Keta Sea Defense

Keta Sea Defense

Bayou Dupont

Bayou Dupont

Delaware River

Delaware River

Lake Worth

Lake Worth

Hidd Naval Base

Hidd Naval Base

John Redmond Reservoir

John Redmond Reservoir

Pier 400

Pier 400

San Jacinto River – Phase 1

San Jacinto River – Phase 1

Shell Island

Shell Island

Miami

Miami

Kill Van Kull

Kill Van Kull

Scofield Island

Scofield Island

Pass Chaland

Pass Chaland

Khalifa Bin Salman

Khalifa Bin Salman

Nags Head

Nags Head

East Hidd Social Housing

East Hidd Social Housing

Vicksburg

Vicksburg

Durrat Al Bahrain

Durrat Al Bahrain

Mosaic

Mosaic

Saipem

Saipem

Louisiana Barrier Berms

Louisiana Barrier Berms

LBI

LBI

Al Khobar

Al Khobar

Wallops Island

Wallops Island

Mobile Harbor Turning Basin

Mobile Harbor Turning Basin

Sand Island

Sand Island

Ship Channel Improvement – Corpus Christi, TX

Ship Channel Improvement – Corpus Christi, TX

SAFETY WITHOUT COMPROMISE

In 2006, GLDD adopted an Incident-and Injury-Free (IIF®) safety management program that has been integrated company-wide. Our commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount, and we all go home safe at the end of every day.

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What Is Land Reclamation and Its Purpose?

When growing populations find themselves in need of new land for roads or housing, they’ll turn to land reclamation. In some cases, communities use land reclamation as a means of additional protection against damaging weather patterns. But what is land reclamation?...

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The Ellis Island

The Ellis Island recently commenced dredging operations on Phase 1 of the MSCIP Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan in the U. S. Gulf of Mexico offshore of Gulfport Mississippi. With a 15,000 cubic yard capacity Ellis Island is the largest hopper dredge in the U. S..

Our Projects

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Before & After
Transformations

See the dramatic transformations of some of our largest projects.  Read more

Safety

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. The company’s commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount.

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is North America’s dredging industry leader, the largest provider of marine dredging, and the only U.S. company with substantial overseas operations. 

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