ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE

GLDD practices effective environmental, safety, social and governance processes in everything we do. Our business is focused on ensuring that our nation’s shorelines are protected and potential risks associated with storms and sea change are mitigated. Our people seek and develop technical innovations so that our work can be completed efficiently and responsibly, and we are committed to executing all projects with robust environmental and safety standards.

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Tonks: The Rescue Story of an Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

Tonks: The Rescue Story of an Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

It all began with the TSHD Terrapin Island dredging Contract 1 of the Post 45 Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. GLDD’s third party Endangered Species Observers (ESOs) from Coastwise Consulting were living on board the vessel for response/support in the event of an environmental incident. After the dredge filled the hopper and completed the load, ESO Candace Cox performed her routine inspections. During observation she saw a small Kemp’s ridley sea turtle on the sandy material inside the hopper.

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Biological Habitat Creation

Biological Habitat Creation

TAMPA BIG BEND CHANNEL DEEPENING PROJECT – HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) works with clients and stakeholders to optimize the beneficial use of dredged material on our projects. This has taken many forms of biological habitat creation...

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GLDD Supports Sea Turtle Conservation

GLDD Supports Sea Turtle Conservation

Pappi’s Adventures at The Georgia Sea Turtle Center by Dr. Terry Norton, JIA Georgia Sea Turtle Center Director and Veterinarian Pappi was a juvenile green sea turtle that stranded on Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island on July 29, 2018. Pappi was extremely debilitated...

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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..

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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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