ABOUT US

Gulf Dredging & General Contracting Company K.S.C (GD) was formed in 1975 as a Joint Shareholding Company of the Government of Kuwait and Ballast Nedam of Netherlands, to cater to the growing requirements of dredging, in and around Kuwait.

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Starting off the business solely in dredging, with a fleet of Cutter Suction Dredgers, Backhoe Dredger and Allied equipment, the company concentrated in the Capital Dredging projects in Kuwait. Later in 1980, the Company diversified into other areas of Marine Construction.Gulf Dredging is accredited with ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS 18001:2007 and is a member of International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA).

In the year 1999, GD Management established a Civil Construction Division to carry out Civil and Infrastructure works and executed a number of complex projects. Since then Gulf Dredging has been classified as Class -1 Civil Contractor by the Central Agency for Public Tenders of the State of Kuwait.

Branch & Presence

Gulf Dredging has its branch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Al Khafji) and operates in the State of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman & Republic of Iraq.

about us

Gulf Dredging & General Contracting Company K.S.C (GD) was formed in 1975 as a Joint Shareholding Company of the Government of Kuwait and Ballast Nedam of Netherlands, to cater to the growing requirements of dredging, in and around Kuwait. Starting off the business solely in dredging, with a fleet of Cutter Suction Dredgers, Backhoe Dredger and Allied equipment, the company concentrated in the Capital Dredging projects in Kuwait. Later in 1980, the Company diversified into other areas of Marine Construction.Gulf Dredging is accredited with ISO 9001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 and is a member of International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA).

In the year 1999, GD Management established a Civil Construction Division to carry out Civil and Infrastructure works and executed a number of complex projects. Since then Gulf Dredging has been classified as Class -1 Civil Contractor by the Central Agency for Public Tenders of the State of Kuwait.

Branch & Presence

Gulf Dredging has its branch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Al Khafji) and operates in the State of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman & Republic of Iraq.

CEO'S MESSAGE

ceo's message

"Whatever it takes to make a change"

Ever since the inception of our company, we have been driven by the idea of change. We believe that change is the precursor to further development and advancement. Gulf Dredging has always strived to find better ways to serve our customers and present them with superior products and services. We believe that change from within the Company helps us perform better and meet demands of these fast-changing times.

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Without our dedicated employees this journey that began in 1975 would not have continued. I would like to extend my greatest gratitude to those people for supporting our journey of services with their relentless pursuit for superior performance. Having dominated the field of dredging and marine construction services in Kuwait, we pushed ourselves even further and began to expand our scale of operation to encompass the Gulf region as well as add other services to our Company, including civil and industrial works.

Commitment, dedication, and professionalism have aided us in outshining other companies in this field, and thus becoming the number one choice for dredging and marine services.

We believe our journey has just begun, as we will continue to strive for better performance.

Samir Hermiz
Chief Executive Officer

"Whatever it takes to make a change"

Ever since the inception of our company, we have been driven by the idea of change. We believe that change is the precursor to further development and advancement. Gulf Dredging has always strived to find better ways to serve our customers and present them with superior products and services. We believe that change from within the Company helps us perform better and meet demands of these fast-changing times.

Without our dedicated employees this journey that began in 1975 would not have continued. I would like to extend my greatest gratitude to those people for supporting our journey of services with their relentless pursuit for superior performance. Having dominated the field of dredging and marine construction services in Kuwait, we pushed ourselves even further and began to expand our scale of operation to encompass the Gulf region as well as add other services to our Company, including civil and industrial works.

Commitment, dedication, and professionalism have aided us in outshining other companies in this field, and thus becoming the number one choice for dredging and marine services.

We believe our journey has just begun, as we will continue to strive for better performance.

Samir Hermez
Chief Executive Officer

Vision & mission

VISION

"GULF DREDGING will become the customer's first preference Company for Marine and Civil Construction, Dredging and Offshore services in Kuwait."

MISSION

"We are determined to provide complete service to our customers in the Marine and Civil construction, Dredging and offshore works. We are committed to achieve sustained growth rate by meeting the schedule and quality requirements of our customers. We will provide our value added services at competitive prices by evolving efficient cost control measures and regular upgrading of our resources."

vision & mission

VISION

"GULF DREDGING will become the customer's first preference Company for Marine and Civil Construction, Dredging and Offshore services in Kuwait."

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Mission

"We are determined to provide complete service to our customers in the Marine and Civil construction, Dredging and offshore works. We are committed to achieve sustained growth rate by meeting the schedule and quality requirements of our customers. We will provide our value added services at competitive prices by evolving efficient cost control measures and regular upgrading of our resources."

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

HSE is a core value of Gulf Dredging (GD). Company management keeps HSE as a priority item. HSE responsibilities of various positions are well defined and the respective individuals are accountable with regard to its compliance. GD HSE policy is developed on the fact that HSE is everyone’s responsibility and it should be inculcated as a culture in all levels of employees. GD HSEMS is certified to OHSAS 18001:2007 and is in line with our various client regulations and meeting all legal requirements. Our current incident rates are indicative of our HSE performance and are much better compared to international standards. GD is well equipped with a pool of qualified and experienced HSE personnel and with all required safety equipment and gears for the safe execution of the operations undertaken.

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

HSE is a core value of Gulf Dredging (GD). Company management keeps HSE as a priority item. HSE responsibilities of various positions are well defined and the respective individuals are accountable with regard to its compliance.

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GD HSE policy is developed on the fact that HSE is everyone’s responsibility and it should be inculcated as a culture in all levels of employees. GD HSEMS is certified to OHSAS 18001:2007 and is in line with our various client regulations and meeting all legal requirements. Our current incident rates are indicative of our HSE performance and are much better compared to international standards. GD is well equipped with a pool of qualified and experienced HSE personnel and with all required safety equipment and gears for the safe execution of the operations undertaken.

QUALITY POLICY

The organization`s Quality Policy is a commitment to comply with the requirements of the quality management system and continually improve its effectiveness.We are committed to provide quality products and services delivered within time and budget, meeting or exceeding customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

We are committed to continually improve our products and services with active involvement and development of all employees, adhering to the principle of ISO 9001 standard.

The Effectiveness and efficiency of our services will be continually improved by measurement, monitoring, providing necessary resources and good working environment.

QUALITY POLICY

The organization`s Quality Policy is a commitment to comply with the requirements of the quality management system and continually improve its effectiveness.

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We are committed to provide quality products and services delivered within time and budget, meeting or exceeding customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

We are committed to continually improve our products and services with active involvement and development of all employees, adhering to the principle of ISO 9001 standard.

The Effectiveness and efficiency of our services will be continually improved by measurement, monitoring, providing necessary resources and good working environment.

ETHICS

Gulf Dredging culture is grounded in integrity and respect, adhering to the highest standards of ethics. Gulf Dredging reputation as an ethical company is one of our most valuable assets. We stand by everything we do.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Gulf Dredging Multinational Workforce and Management expertise has been acquired from competing in the global market. Thus our diversity is our strength.

ENGINEERING CAPABILITY

A very important partner in Gulf Dredging structure is the in-house Engineering Services Department, with many years of experience the in-house engineering capability is an essential partner for providing our customers with tailor-made, innovative, high quality and economically valued solutions.In the offshore industry, partnering in its broadest sense is a very important aspect. Clients call for early involvement from specialist contractors to reach technically and economically viable solutions.