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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company

William W. Hanson, vp.- u.s. bus. dev. mgr.

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2122 York Rd., Ste. 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523-1923

630-574-3000

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Description: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, is the largest dredging contractor in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world. Great Lakes’ versatile fleet of cutter suction, trailing suction hopper, clamshell, and backhoe dredges, drillboats and attendant plant, includes thirty-eight dredges across a wide range of sizes, and is valued at more than US $1.2 billion. Great Lakes applies its dredging expertise to: reclaim land; deepen and maintain waterways, shipping channels, and ports; create and maintain beaches and construct shore protection systems; Excavate harbors and access channels; restore aquatic and wetland habitats; excavate underwater pipeline, cable and tunnel trenches; and perform a wide variety of dredging services on inland rivers, waterways, wildlife habitats, wetlands and lakes. Established in 1890, Great Lakes leads the industry in worker safety.

Dredges: Noon Island, H, 7,325 cy, 15,500 hp Reem Island, H, 7,325 cy, 15,500 hp Liberty Island, H, 6,540 cy, 16,566 hp Terrapin Island, H, 6,400 cy, 15,206 hp Sandy Hook, H, 5,100 cy, 3,200 hp Dodge Island, H, 3,600 cy, 9,350 hp Sugar Island, H, 3,600 cy, 9,395 hp Padre Island, H, 3,600 cy, 9,395 hp Manhattan Island, H, 3,600 cy, 7,085 hp Texas, CH, 30”, 20,430 hp Florida, CH, 36”, 25,400 hp Ohio, CH, 30”, 15,670 hp Carolina, CH, 30”, 15,620 hp California, CH, 30”, 18,972 hp Illinois, CH, 30”, 11,350 hp Alaska, CH, 30”, 11,315 hp Ponchartrain, CH, 27”, 6,000 hp America, CH, 24”, 5,210 hp Iowa, CH, 22/24”, 4,500 hp Utah, CH, 24”, 3,350 hp LW, CH, 20”, 2,580 hp Little Rock, CH, 20”, 2,160 hp LP, CH, 18”, 2,000 hp Jolly Roger, CH, 18”, 2,100 hp Alabama, CH, 18”, 1,665 hp Commodore, CH, 16”, 980 hp Chris L, CH, 12”, 680 hp New York, BH, 25 cy, 3,434 hp Dredge No. 53, CL, 40 cy, 2,550 hp Dredge No. 54, CL, 50 cy, 2,340 hp Dredge No. 55, CL, 40 cy, 1,745 hp Dredge No. 51, CL, 18 cy, 1,890 hp

Other Equipment: 2 drill boats; 43 material transport barges; 6 tugs; 1 multicat utility vessel; 26 work boats; 26 survey vessels; 1 hydraulic unloader; 1 booster/transfer station; 8 booster pumps; 1 spider barge loader; 47 cranes; 8 derricks; assorted shore equipment

Website: http://www.gldd.com/