International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Dredge Jonathon King Boyd Destroyed by Fire after Hitting Gas Pipeline in Matagorda Bay, Texas

The dredge Jonathon King Boyd was destroyed by fire on Tuesday evening, April 17 when it dropped a spud onto a gas pipeline. All 10 crew members were rescued by the good Samaritan vessel First State, belonging to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD). The dredge, which belongs to RLB… Read More

Board Reports on Dave Blackburn Fire

This is a summary of events on October 23 1996 in which a fire engulfed the Dredge Dave Blackburn working in Tiger Pass Louisiana. It was distributed by the National Transportation Safety Board to the WEstern Dredging Association who was asked to inform its member of the events in an effort to increase safety awareness. Read More