Conrad Industries, Inc., established in 1948 and headquartered in Morgan City, La., designs, builds and overhauls tugboats, ferries, liftboats, barges, offshore supply vessels and other steel and aluminum products for both the commercial and government markets. The company provides both repair and new construction services at its fi ve modern and expansive shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas.
With an experienced workforce and computerized manufacturing equipment; multi-disciplined engineers; and a management team focused on customer satisfaction, Conrad Shipyard is well positioned to provide cost-effective solutions to complex shipbuilding challenges. The company’s portfolio includes a wide range of vessels built for commercial customers and for the U.S. government, having delivered more than 1,100 vessels and fabrication products to date
Earlier this year, Conrad commenced construction of a new 6,500- cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock. Scheduled for delivery in 2023, the dredge will feature two 800mm suction pipes and will be able to dredge at depths of up to 100 feet. The vessel has principal dimensions of approximately 346 feet in length, 69 feet in breadth and 23 feet in depth, and total installed horsepower of 16,500.