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Conrad Shipyard was awarded 9-barge contract

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Conrad Shipyard of the U.S. said it has been awarded a contract for four anchor barges, two deck barges, and three crane barges for U.S. customer Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) of Illinois.

GLDD is America’s largest dredging contractor, and it also provides full-service marine construction, environmental remediation and geotechnical services. The four anchor barges will be built at Conrad’s Morgan City Shipyard and the deck and crane barges will be built at the firm’s shipyard in Orange, Texas. All are scheduled for delivery in 2018.

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