Great Lakes Dredge & Dock to build vessel for subsea rock installation ideal for offshore wind industry

By WPED Staff Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is moving forward with the design and development of the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act-compliant, inclined fallpipe vessel for subsea rock installation. The vessel represents a critical advancement in building the future of the new U.S. offshore wind industry, including establishing a U.S.-based rock supply chain network spanning eastern seaboard states with active offshore wind leases.
Pending business conditions and a final investment decision, GLDD’s vessel will be U.S. owned, built and operated by American workers. The vessel is expected to help spur additional job growth and regional economic opportunities corresponding with the establishment of a

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