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Car Carrier in JAXPORT Blaze Dead-Towed Out to Sea

ship on fire. boats spraying it with water

PortandTerminal.com, August 31, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, FL – Almost three months after a raging fire tore through a Hoegh car carrier at the Port of Jacksonville, the vessel has been dead-towed out to sea by the coast guard. Today, @USCG Station Mayport escorted the motor vessel #HOEGHXIAMEN as it made its way out to sea via dead ship tow. It was …

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New video shows explosion aboard car carrier that injured 9 Jacksonville firefighters

Screen grab. Plume of smoke shooting out from top of ship

PortandTerminal.com, June 9, 2020 Five days after nine Jacksonville firefighters were injured battling a huge blaze inside a car-carrier docked at Blount Island Marine Terminal, all but two are out of the hospital. JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department released a video showing the explosion aboard the 600-foot Norwegian car carrier (RoRo) Höegh Xiamen that injured 9 firefighters. …

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UPDATE: Car carrier at Port of Jacksonville still burning. Firefighters will not try to reenter it

Tug boats spraying water on burning car carrier

PortandTerminal.com, June 5, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, FL – Crews are still battling a fire that broke out on the car carrier Hoegh Xiamen at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday at about 1600 hours on its seventh deck. After eight firefighters were hurt yesterday in an explosion on the car carrier the decision was taken to not reenter the vessel. At this …

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