Movers and SHAKERS
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD)
New Low Bids Pending Award Should Boost Backlog
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp is a provider of dredging services in the United States. The company only's operating segments is Dredging. Dredging involves the enhancement or preservation of navigability of waterways or the protection of shorelines through the removal or replenishment of soil, sand or rock. Its projects portfolio includes Coastal Restoration, Coastal Protection, Port expansion, and others.
Poe Fratt, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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New low bids could trigger awards of $102 million. Over the past month, low apparent bids of $102 million have been posted to government web sites. The largest chunk of work was posted late last week on the DoD web site. GLDD was awarded a $52.90 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance and new dredging in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of August 2022. In addition, several other low bids have been posted. They are South Atlantic Regional work in four harbors, including Brunswick, Morehead City, Savannah, and Wilmington $14.66 million, Shore Protection Project (SPP) in Brevard County for $10.6 million with options, Mobile Harbor channel deepening and widening - Phase 1 for $8.30 million, and Fernandian Harbor work in Nassau County, Florida for $4.32 million. On August 10th, a low bid of $15.5 million on work at Freeport (TX) Harbor was opened.
Combined with awards announced in mid-August that totaled ~$118 million, the new low bids pending award should help stabilize backlog in 3Q2020. In mid-August, new awards for $118 million were announced. The work includes a total of six projects, including four maintenance awards for $78.6 million and two coastal protection awards for $39.2 million. In total, the new awards and low bids approach ...
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