RIVERS & LAKES DREDGES

Rivers & Lakes’ vessels are ideal for inland and environmental dredging. These are cutter suction, or hydraulic, dredges, but are smaller in size than GLDD’s fleet of hydraulic dredges that are used along the coastline.

IOWA

 

Length: 108 ft
Breadth: 32 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Draft: 4.5 ft
Overall Length: 240 ft
Dig Depth Range: 7 to 59 ft
Suction Diameter: 24 in
Discharge Diameter: 24 in
Carriage Spud: Yes
Underwater Pump: Yes
Main Pump: Yes
Cutter Power: 400 hp

LP

 

Length: 75 ft
Breadth: 32 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Draft: 3.3 ft
Overall Length: 180 ft
Dig Depth Range: 6 to 35 ft
Suction Diameter: 24 in
Discharge Diameter: 22 in
Carriage Spud: Yes
Underwater Pump: Yes
Main Pump: Yes
Cutter Power: 250 hp

SANDPIPER

 

Length: 85 ft
Breadth: 26 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Draft: 4 ft
Overall Length: 190 ft
Dig Depth Range: 4 to 28 ft
Suction Diameter: 22 in
Discharge Diameter: 20 in
Carriage Spud: Yes
Underwater Pump: No
Main Pump: Yes
Cutter Power: 375 hp

Got a Question?

Our team of experts is ready to help!

Pin It on Pinterest

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

>  Overview

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.

Read more


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. 

Learn more about our financial and stock information. Click here.