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Form 8-K for GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK CORP


13-May-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (the "Company") held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 8, 2013. In connection with the meeting, proxies were solicited pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Matters voted upon were (1) the election of two directors to serve for three-year terms expiring at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and to hold office until their respective successors are elected and qualified or until their earlier death, disqualification, resignation or removal; (2) the ratification of the appointment by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2013; (3) the advisory vote on executive compensation; and (4) the approval of the Company's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. A total of 55,727,523 votes were cast. The results with respect to each matter are set out below:

a) Votes regarding the election of the director nominees were as follows:

                                                                     Broker
            Director Nominee         For            Withheld        non-votes
            Carl A. Albert         39,541,637       10,158,132       6,027,754
            Jonathan W. Berger     47,809,946        1,889,823       6,027,754

Based on the votes set forth above, the director nominees were duly elected.

b) The ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013 was approved with the following vote:

                                         Number of
                                           Votes
                              For         54,505,025
                              Against      1,149,992
                              Abstain         72,506

c) The advisory vote on executive compensation was approved with the following vote:

                                             Number of
                                               Votes
                         For                  48,508,786
                         Against               1,078,134
                         Abstain                 112,849
                         Broker non-votes      6,027,754

d) The Company's Employee Stock Purchase Plan was approved with the following vote:

                                             Number of
                                               Votes
                         For                  48,654,287
                         Against                 967,037
                         Abstain                  78,445
                         Broker non-votes      6,027,754


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