Monday, October 26, 2020
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock dredgers

Historic Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Moves To Houston

Since its founding in 1890 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, (NASDAQ: GLDD), the country’s largest provider of dredging services, has been headquartered in Chicago but, last week the company...

October 26, 2020
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Sunday, November 5, 2017

China Tests New “Island Builder” Dredge

MANILA, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The Philippines expressed concern on Monday about China’s testing of a massive dredging ship, saying it would track its activities closely, despite Beijing’s assurances it...

November 5, 2017
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Press Releases

Wärtsilä dual-fuel solution to drive the world’s most powerful cutter dredger

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) vessel. When delivered, the ‘Spartacus’, which...

April 12, 2017
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Signal International and Great Lakes Dredge Square Off

Work towards the design of an AT/B dredge at Signal International has been stopped at request of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock... and let's just say Signal is not happy about it.

April 16, 2013
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Friday, October 12, 2012

Dutch Dikes To Get $65 Million Upgrade

Amsterdam – The Dutch Rijnland District Water Control Board, responsible for flood defenses in an area surrounding Amsterdam, tendered a contract today to reinforce 100 kilometers (62 miles) of aging dikes...

October 12, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
Cutter Suction Dredge Damen CSD 500

Cutter Suction Dredgers Delivered to Azerbaijan

On 24 January 2012, Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards delivered three Cutter Suction Dredgers of its CSD 500 series to the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) in Azerbaijan.  After delivery, President...

February 3, 2012
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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Hopper dredge loses Z-drive in Calcasieu Channel

Just weeks after one of their dredgers struck a subsea production pipeline in Calcasieu Channel, Manson Construction Company sustained another setback yesterday as their hopper Dredge NEWPORT lost one of it’s...

April 14, 2011
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Friday, April 1, 2011

Dredger strikes subsea gas pipeline in Gulf of Mexico, El Paso production platform shut in

Image (c) Lisa Haug CAMERON, LA – The Dredge Bayport, operated by Manson Gulf, LLC, was dredging in the Calcissieu Ship Channel on 30 March when they struck a 12″ condensate...

April 1, 2011
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Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Oil Spill

Dredge Overturns near La Push, Washington – Photos

SEATTLE – The barge Bar Fly sits partially submerged and surrounded by containment boom near La Push, Wash., in the Quillayute River Feb. 23, 2010. The barge sank after being...

February 24, 2010
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Sunday, September 27, 2009

Van Oord’s Cutter Suction Dredger – Interesting Ship Of The Week

Van Oord Dredging became well know for their work laying the dirt for Dubai’s palm islands but their latest accomplishment is steel cutting on a new dredge design, their, yet...

September 27, 2009
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Friday, November 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Abandoning Ship in Icey Waters – Breaking News

(Note: We made an error, the above photo is of the EXPLORER II) In breaking news the BBC tells us; More than 150 tourists and crew have been rescued off...

November 23, 2007
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