Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, Great Lakes has a long history with Chicago’s shore infrastructure and river lock system. The company has since expanded and is now the largest provider of dredging services in the United States. In addition, the Company has a long history of performing significant international projects. The Company employs experienced civil, ocean and mechanical engineering staff in its estimating, production and project management functions.  In its over 130-year history, the Company has never failed to complete a marine project. Great Lakes owns and operates the largest and most diverse fleet in the U.S. dredging industry, comprised of over 200 specialized vessels. Great Lakes has a disciplined training program for engineers that ensures experienced-based performance as they advance through Company operations. The Company’s Incident-and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety management program is integrated into all aspects of the Company’s culture. The Company’s commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount.


2122 York Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523 USA
Telephone: 630-574-3000

Bill Hanson, VP, Gov. Relations & US Business Development (whhanson@gldd.com)