hoegh xiamen

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Preventing Risk of Battery Fires in Shipping

As more and more electric vehicles (EVs) and battery-powered electronic devices are being transported by ships, highly inflammable lithium-ion batteries are

September 1, 2022
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Thursday, December 16, 2021

NTSB Says Failure to Disconnect Vehicle Batteries Caused Fire Aboard Höegh Xiamen

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued eight safety recommendations stemming from its investigation into the June 2020 car carrier fire in

December 16, 2021
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Friday, July 3, 2020
Maritime News

Höegh Xiamen Declared a Total Loss After Fire in Jacksonville

The car carrier Höegh Xiamen has been declared a total loss following a fire that broke out onboard last month in Jacksonville, Florida, its owner announced

July 3, 2020
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Friday, June 12, 2020

Fire Out on Hoegh Xiamen in Jacksonville

The major fire on board the Hoegh Xiamen has burned out after smoldering for more than a week at a dock Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida, the

June 12, 2020
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Maritime News

Video Shows Explosion on Höegh Car Carrier in Jacksonville

The fire onboard the Hoegh Xiamen has been brought under control but is still burning, the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department said in an update. The June 4

June 9, 2020
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Friday, June 5, 2020
Maritime News

Fire Fighters Injured Battling Blaze on Car Carrier in Jacksonville

Several fire fighters have been injured while responding to a fire on board a vehicle carrier off Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. Coast Guard Sector

June 5, 2020
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