Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and has a long history of performing significant international projects. We own and operate the largest and most diverse fleet in the U.S. dredging industry, comprising approximately 200 specialized vessels. In 2021, Great Lakes formed our Offshore Wind sector – a strategic growth area for the company.
Safety is a core value at GLDD, and our Incident & Injury-Free®️ (IIF®️) safety approach management program is integrated into all aspects of our culture. We are committed to a work environment where employee safety is paramount.
GLDD employs experienced civil, ocean and mechanical engineering staff in our estimating, production, and project management functions, and provides disciplined training programs that ensure experienced-based performance for advancement throughout company operations.
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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 American Association of Port Authorities is the unified voice of the seaport industry in the Americas, representing more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America. For more than a century, AAPA membership has empowered port authorities and their maritime industry partners to serve global customers and create economic and social value for their communities.
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 CPRA is established as the single state entity with authority to articulate a clear statement of priorities and to focus development and implementation efforts to achieve comprehensive coastal protection for Louisiana. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s mandate is to develop, implement, and enforce a comprehensive coastal protection and restoration Master Plan.
The Texas General Land Office is the oldest state agency in Texas, established by the Constitution of the Republic of Texas. The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving Texas history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources.
The mission of the Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University is to conduct research, serve the public and educate students in a broad program encompassing traditional and emerging areas of ocean engineering.
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.