Conrad wins nine barge order from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Cutter suction dredge Alaska, previously delivered by Conrad to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Cutter suction dredge Alaska, previously delivered by Conrad to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 — Morgan City, LA, headquartered Conrad Shipyardhas been awarded a contract to build four anchor barges, two deck barges, and three crane barges for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC (GLDD)

The four anchor barges will be built at Conrad's Morgan City shipyard, and the deck and crane barges will be built at its shipyard in Orange, Texas.

"We have delivered seven vessels to GLDD since 2003 and deeply appreciate their confidence in our company by awarding these new contracts," said Conrad Senior Vice President and Director Dan Conrad. "Our engineering, sales and management teams have worked closely with GLDD to design these vessels to their exact specifications and to meet their critical delivery schedule."

"This new construction contract is right in our wheelhouse," said Conrad Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Scott Theriot.. "We are extremely well positioned for serial production of specialty barges at multiple locations. We have the capacity, the high-tech ship manufacturing equipment, and a seasoned workforce and hands-on project management teams tightly focused on quality."

Mr. Theriot added that the four anchor barges and two deck barges are scheduled for delivery during the first and second quarters of 2018; the three crane barges are scheduled for delivery in quarters two and three of 2018.

 

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