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US Army conducts “Elite” cargo move through JAXPORT

Army helicopter. Cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, June 29, 2020 Elite moves are the Army’s largest and most important cargo moves of the year. JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is facilitating an “Elite” U.S. Army deployment operation this week at the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Elite moves are the Army’s largest and most important cargo moves of the year. The move of …

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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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Drones using infrared cameras monitor car carrier blaze at Port of Jacksonville

PortandTerminal.com, June 7, 2020 Norwegian Auto Hauler Ship Continues Burning, Two Days After it Caught on Fire JACKSONVILLE, FL – On Saturday, firefighters were still battling the fire that broke out on the car carrier Hoegh Xiamen at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday on its seventh deck. The ship, a 600-foot Norwegian vessel called Höegh Xiamen was carrying used cars …

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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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Latest on car carrier fire at Port of Jacksonville. 8 firefighters hurt in explosion

Photo of a car carrier docked. Smoke rising from a fire within

PortandTerminal.com, June 5, 2020 Eight Jacksonville firefighters were hurt Thursday when an explosion occurred on board a car carrier as they were working to extinguish a fire on the vessel JACKSONVILLE, FL – A fire broke out aboard the car carrier Hoegh Xiamen at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday at about 1600 hours on its seventh deck. pic.twitter.com/CYbIK0FtHc— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) …

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