The Great Lakes Group

Facilities & Equipment


  • A total of 7.26 acres
  • 5,800 lineal feed of dockage with 1,776 lineal feet of bulkheading
  • Concrete reinforced slip 140 feet in length x 57 feet in width x 23 feet deep
  • Ground stabilization for up to 1,000 tons.
  • Offices and administrative facilities (7,768 square feet)
  • 10,900 Square Foot Climate-Controlled Fabrication Building
  • 10,500 Square Foot Assembly Hall
  • 900 Ton Mobile Marine Travelift
  • 70 Ton Mobile Marine Travelift
  • Shore Power, Water and Air Along Dock Face
  • Secure Facility Covered by Security Cameras


Recently acquired mobile production machinery and equipment includes but is not limited to:

  • Welding Equipment – more availability and capability with new welding machines, multiple diesel welders, power packs and suitcase wire feeders, all from Lincoln Electric
  • Doosan P425 Compressor dual pressure compressor – more flexibility on-site as well as immediate off-site availability with a portable compressor unit in addition to the Shipyard’s on-site compressor units
  • Manitex 35100C 35-ton Boomlift truck – even more lifting capacity for materials both on-site and off-site, this road ready crane will join the existing 80-ton capacity crane on-site
  • Skyjack SJ66T Telescopic manlift – one of two new manlifts being acquired to access critical and hard to reach work areas on vessels; will also provide a fast, safe and efficient point from which to blast, paint or weld
  • Skyjack SJ45T Telescopic manlift – second of two new manlift units, the differing sizes will provide the flexibility of assigning the right dedicated equipment to the right job
  • Skytrack8042 Telescopic material handler 8,000 lbs. lift capacity – upgrading the Shipyard’s ability to move materials and placing in tight confines
  • Terex AL5 Light towers (2) – working in the shortened days of winter or emergency repairs as night, the addition of the portable light towers will be available both on-site and off-site to meet customer needs
  • Kalmar DCE-150-12 heavy duty 32,000 lbs. straight mast forklift truck – a heavy duty addition to the fleet of material handling equipment at the Shipyard, moving major components such as z-drives or complete engines is now all easily accomplished on-site
  • Ford F-550 Supercab and Winston 12.5-ton tandem trailer – provides GLS with complete mobilization capabilities and in-house ability for the transport of materials and men

Other major shop and production equipment includes but is not limited to:

  • EMH 10 Ton Overhead Bridge Crane with (two independently operated 5-ton lifts) – Qty 2 in the Fabrication Building
  • Ingersoll Rand EP50-PE Rotary Screw Stationary Compressors (Qty 2)
  • SkyTrak Model 6036 Telehandler
  • Clemco 21080 / ELS-4-290 Grit Blasting System
  • Titan 8900 Electric Airless Paint Sprayer System w/ 2-finger SS5 Gun
  • Scotchman DO 70/110-24M Ironworker w/Fab Package
  • FMB Pegasus G Gravity Feed Bandsaw Model Item 3320024
  • Ingersoll Rand P-185WJD Portable Compressor
  • CAT 250F/2000 psi/3.5gpm Hot Water Pressure Washer – Item #157326-2501
  • Milwaukee Electric 1-ton Chain Hoist – Item #14278-2501
  • Arcan 40-ton Shop Press – Item #14278-2501
  • Waco Ladder Frame System Scaffolding (Qty 20)
  • RAD 800NG – 800 ft-lbs Torque Gun
  • Lincoln DC400 Welder
  • Bobcat 350 Diesel Welder on Portable Trailer
  • 250-ton Heavy Lift Rail Truck (Qty. 4)