Tag: ESG


The Maritime Executive – Lasse Petterson

Petterson has not only revitalized the U.S.’s biggest dredging company – he’s made it a leader in employee safety and a growing presence in offshore wind.


Meet Kelsey Lank, Great Lakes Production Engineer

Meet Kelsey Lank,Great Lakes Production EngineerSo much more than a job, so much more to do! For as long as she can remember, Kelsey had a love for the great outdoors and protecting the environment. Call it a family tradition – she grew up hiking and camping and always knew that a desk job was not for her. “The environment
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Meet a Great Lakes Board Member

Meet a Great Lakes Board MemberEarl Shipp, Always Paying it Forward Earl Shipp leads an interesting life. Whether it was his education, successful career, giving back, or world travels, his story is one of preparation, hard work, and gratitude. If you read Earl Shipp’s bio you will learn that he is an accomplished executive with a storied career of 38
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Working with ‘Wounded Nature’ in Charleston

While on location with a project in Charleston Harbor, SC, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock was able to lend a helping hand to a local environmental organization, Wounded Nature, to raise a derelict sailboat.


Tonks: The Rescue Story of an Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

It all began with the TSHD Terrapin Island dredging Contract 1 of the Post 45 Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. GLDD’s third party Endangered Species Observers (ESOs) from Coastwise Consulting were living on board the vessel for response/support in the event of an environmental incident. After the dredge filled the hopper and completed the load, ESO Candace Cox performed her routine inspections. During observation she saw a small Kemp’s ridley sea turtle on the sandy material inside the hopper.