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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report in Fatal Dredge WAYMON L. BOYD Fire

On September 29, 2020, the National Transportation Safety Board released a Preliminary Report following investigation of the August 21, 2020 fire around dredge WAYMON L. BOYD. The vessel was a 152-foot-long cutter-head suction dredge that reportedly struck a submerged 16-inch liquid propane pipeline during early morning dredging operations in Corpus Christi, Texas.  A gas plume… Read More

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