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  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has taken delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B. Mackie after successful completion of United States Coast Guard and American Bureau of Shipping regulatory sea trials. David Simonelli, President, Dredging Division commented: “We are excited to take delivery of this advanced vessel […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released a couple of updates on two new additions to the JEM Marine barge fleet. The San Clemente Island (250′ x 72′ x 15′) just came off of Vigor’s drydock in Portland and is headed back to WCT in Astoria for final outfitting and the […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has just released the latest update on their coastal construction project, saying that the dredger Liberty Island is beginning beach nourishment work near the Curlew Street public beach access at about Mile Post 11.5. The other Great Lakes Dredge and Dock’s dredger Ellis Island remains in Norfolk due […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine Knoll Shores. According to the County Shore Protection Office, the Ellis Island arrived on March 19, underwent environmental testing (mostly related to sea turtle protection), and started […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week hosted visitors from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), SC Aquarium and other Charleston Deepening environmental stakeholders aboard their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ellis Island. “While giving our visitors a firsthand look at our operations and proactive measures […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis said in its latest announcement that their crews in Longview, WA yard are putting a new timber deck on the ABS Deck Barge – Ellis Island. The Ellis Island (250′ x 76′) will be put into service at the Mouth of the Columbia River to provide critical infrastructure at the South Jetty for […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) finished working eastward from the submerged pipeline landing at 8th Street on Saturday (April 6), and is now working westward from 8th Street, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. According to the County, the beachfill connecting Reach 1 in Emerald Isle to Reach 2 in Indian Beach have […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the successful launch of the Ellis Island, the barge component of its Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) hopper dredge currently under construction. The launch occurred on September 30, 2016 at Eastern Shipbuilding’s shipyard in Allanton, Florida. After two years of construction and hundreds of thousands of man […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), the contractor for the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Project and for the Towns of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk projects, has provided an updated projected schedule for the beach nourishment work.  The construction dates for Duck, originally scheduled for April 1 to approximately June 1, 2017, is […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Due to a leak in the submerged pipe through which sand is pumped from offshore onto the beach, nourishment operations south of Outer Banks Pier, near Mile Posts 18.5-19, have stopped, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. As a result, the Dredge Ellis Island, which was working off that submerged line, is now operating […]

  • 29 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 23-29, 2020).   Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Arrives in Carteret County As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    After this early week’s storm and coincident refueling of the hopper dredger Ellis Island, Carteret County is back to work pumping sand from a submerged pipeline (Line 7) that emerges near the Sea Dunes Subdivision.  “Nourishment is currently progressing east from this point, and after this morning’s pump-out of a load of sand, we are […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Because of the bad weather, construction works on the Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project were briefly paused last Sunday, according to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. As reported, the hopper dredge Ellis Island went into safe harbor to avoid the rough seas and took this opportunity to refuel. The work is […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced financial results for the last quarter of 2017, reporting revenue of $191.7 million and net loss from continuing operations of $8.8 million. “Excluding the charges relating to our previously announced restructuring, for the three months ended December 31, 2017, Great Lakes reported net income from continuing […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced a number of developments since the company released its second quarter earnings report. According to Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, GLDD has performed extensive analysis regarding its portfolio composition and asset utilization. The goal of the analysis is to improve the company’s financial results in both domestic and […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has successfully completed Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, GLDD’s hopper dredge Ellis Island delivered the last load of sand to West Emerald Isle (“reach 2”) at approximately 1:30 pm, on April 29th signifying the conclusion of the beach nourishment […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    After the last week’s brief pause in beach nourishment activities caused by the bad weather/sea conditions the Post Florence Project is back on track, reports the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The county officials announced yesterday that the eastern reach off the 2nd pipe landing was completed on March 27th and that they are working […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office has presented the latest update regarding the county’s Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the update, the dredge Liberty Island has been the only dredge on site since the project started on February 8th. “The dredge has been tremendously productive delivering approximately 522,000 cubic yards in reach 10 (basically Atlantic […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) vessels Liberty Island and Ellis Island have been busy over the past couple of days, dredging the sand from the offshore borrow site and pumping it to the beach in Carteret County. According to the County’s Shore Protection Office, the two hopper dredges worked methodically last week bringing the sand from the borrow source, […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 20-26, 2017).   GLDD Takes Delivery of ATB Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has taken delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B. Mackie after successful completion […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office announced yesterday that they are right on track with the Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and their hopper dredge Ellis Island have been working uninterrupted and completed the Pine Knoll Shores reach (“Reach 9”) on April 3rd, reported the Shore Protection […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work under the Post Florence Renourishment project continues to progress eastward towards the Summer Winds (Indian Beach), informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. According to the county officials, the dredge Liberty Island is now going to be accompanied by the second dredge, the Ellis Island. The second dredge will arrive on the site a couple of […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Ellis Island has been working non-stop this week on the beach nourishment project in Carteret County, NC. According to the county officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has just completed the Pine Knoll Shores portion of the project. Now, the contractor will fully transition to Salter Path. Sand for this portion […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment is now underway with the Dredge Ellis Island pumping sand onto the beach just south of Limulus Street, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. According to the report, the Town is conducting a 90-120 day-long beach nourishment maintenance project, which started May 1, 2019. The current schedule calls for the […]