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The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers provides public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen national security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters. The Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated Civilians and Soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide. 

The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) is a national, non-profit organization started in 1999 with the mission of securing funding and support for the maintenance of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

The American Maritime Partnership is the broadest, deepest coalition ever assembled to represent the domestic maritime industry. Our members span the entire U.S. and its territories.

The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association recognizes that the shores, beaches and other coastal resources of America provide important quality-of-life assets within the reach of the largest possible number of people in accordance with the ideals of a democratic nation.

American Society of Civil Engineers is an organization recognized today as a worldwide leader for excellence in civil engineering. Their goal is to deliver the highest-quality publications, programs and services to its global membership, demonstrating a daily commitment to sustaining the profession.

The Mission of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is to manage development of U.S. Outer Continental Shelf energy and mineral resources in an environmentally and economically responsible way.

As one of eight institutes within American Society of Civil Engineers, COPRI or Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute focuses on specific civil engineering specialties by centering on the technical, educational, scientific and professional issues unique to coastal, ocean, ports, waterways, wetlands and riverine environments.

The CDMCS is the unified voice for safety in the dredging and marine construction industry and represents the formal partnership between contractors and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The CDMCS is the leader for raising safety standards in the industry and for promoting a safety-first culture.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) provides the news, analysis, commentary and data that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively.

The Florida Shore & Beach Preservation Association was organized in 1957 at a meeting of 37 local government and university leaders concerned about the growing problem of beach erosion that had virtually destroyed important resort beaches such as Miami Beach. They recognized that erosion was a statewide problem that couldn’t be handled by individual cities and counties alone.

International Dredging Review (IDR) is a bi-monthly trade magazine that serves dredging operators and related marine and material handling businesses in North America and around the World.

The National Waterways Conference, established in 1960, is the leading national organization to advocate for funding and common sense policies and laws that recognize the widespread public benefits of our nations’s water resources infrastructure.

The Western Dredging Association is a member of The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) and covers North, Central and South America. WEDA is a technical professional organization devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction.

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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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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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