Update: Höegh Xiamen in Jacksonville (5 June)

5 June 2020

A statement of thanks from Höegh Autoliners CEO, Thor Jørgen Guttormsen

“On behalf of everyone at Höegh Autoliners, I want to express my continuing thanks to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, the US Coast Guard, The Jacksonville Port Authority and all other parties involved in tackling the fire aboard our vessel Höegh Xiamen in Jacksonville, Florida.

Unfortunately, a number of members of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department sustained injuries courageously tackling this blaze. My thoughts and the thoughts of everyone here at Höegh Autoliners, are very much with them today as we wish them a swift recovery.

Jacksonville fire fighters responded immediately and have worked tirelessly to control the fire. They must receive our sincere gratitude for their professional response and their sheer hard work.

We are continuing to work closely with all agencies and partners involved in this case to bring the situation under control.”

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