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Great Lakes Begins Work on Charleston Harbor Post-45 Deepening Project

On March 2, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SPCA) held a ceremony aboard the USS Yorktown to celebrate the start of construction of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The event celebrated eight years of planning and hard work to begin deepening the federal channel portion of Charleston Harbor… Read More

Cape Henry Dredging Underway

On April 10, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) of Illinois began dredging the Cape Henry Channel at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Under a $14.5 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, the contractor will remove approximately 2.5 million cubic yards of material as… Read More

GLDD Releases First Quarter Financial Results

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) released its financial results for the first quarter ending March 31. Revenue was reported at $146.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $9.3 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $11.7 million. Excluding the charges relating to previously announced restructuring, for the three… Read More

Houston Deepening to Begin

The first project to deepen the Houston Shipping channels to 45 feet began in the beginning of 1999. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company brought the 30-inch cutterhead dredge California from her last job in Mexico to work on the Houston-Galveston Lower Bay widening and deepening project. This is a 10 million cubic yard contract awarded on September 4 1998 for $52285040. This article describes the nine dredging contracts that will achieve the deepening of all the channels in Houston. Read More

Great Lakes Finishes Mystic River Job

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company complete the first part of a $31.9 million contract for the Boston Harbor Deepening project in which the channles are being deepened to 40 feet from the existing 35 feet. This article describes the project in detail including which dredges are in use cost mitigation and placement of clean and contaminated materials. Read More