Calling all Candidates for New 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge

Calling all Candidates for New 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge

Are you interested in working for a dynamic, family-owned dredging company that is making investments in its people, fleet, and technology, all while sustaining the U.S. economy and natural environment? Come work for Mike Hooks, LLC. Give us a call or send us your...
Mike Hooks Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

Mike Hooks Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

Dredging & Marine Contractor, Mike Hooks, LLC, announces it has been awarded a 2021 AEU Safety Award for the company’s strong commitment to safety in the workplace. The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU), the leading provider of workers’ compensation for...
National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

Yesterday was National Maritime Day, a day set by Congress on May 20, 1933, to commemorate the first transoceanic voyage by a steamship in 1819 by the S.S. Savannah. Since then, it has served as a day to celebrate the vital role our Merchant Marine and the U.S....
Mike Hooks Prepares for 2022 Hurricane Season

Mike Hooks Prepares for 2022 Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season doesn’t officially begin until June 1st, but it’s never too early to review hurricane preparation and response procedures in Louisiana. Mike Hooks Preparation Efforts Yesterday, Mike Hooks, LLC hosted St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office’s...
Louisiana’s Largest-Ever Marsh Creation Project

Louisiana’s Largest-Ever Marsh Creation Project

Last week Mike Hooks, LLC began dredging operations on the largest marsh creation project in the history of the State of Louisiana. Funded by the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Program, the Lake Borgne Marsh Creation Project in St. Bernard Parish...
National Safety Stand-Down 2022

National Safety Stand-Down 2022

In addition to participating in Construction Safety Week, Mike Hooks took the opportunity to observe National Safety Stand-Down, promoted by the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA). What is Safety Stand-Down? National Safety Stand-Down is an annual...
Congressman Higgins Visits Mike Hooks LLC

Congressman Higgins Visits Mike Hooks LLC

The Dredge 32 and Mike Hooks’ Team salute you Congressman Clay Higgins. It was an honor and a privilege to host you at our headquarters in Westlake, LA, and get you aboard a piece of history, the Dredge 32. The American entrepreneurial spirit runs deep at Hooks....
Lorraine Hooks on Tow

Lorraine Hooks on Tow

Yesterday, the hull of our new 27-inch cutter suction dredge Lorraine Hooks began its tow from Galveston to Houston. There, at Southwest Shipyard’s Brady Island, it will get dry-docked, sandblasted, and painted. We look forward to seeing her outfitted with the “Mike...

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