International Dredging Review

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On September 30 At Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton Florida Shipyard Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Celebrated the launch of a first-of-its-kind hopper dredge the 433-foot-long Ellis Island – the barge & Barge (ATB) suction hopper dredge was launched see Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Celebrates Launch of ATB Hopper Dredge for more information.

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 The tug Douglas B. Mackie is designed to fit into this notch in the stern of the Ellis Island providing propulsion and maneuverability. 

 

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With its first build since Liberty Island in 2001 GLDD said Liberty Island will the first of toher new dredges for the fleet.

 

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The Ellis Island is 433 feet long and 92 feet high.