THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Railway Board Chairman and CEO Jaya Varma Sinha on Tuesday inspected the Howrah Maidan to Esplanade stretch of East West Metro, travelling in a train through the country’s first of its kind tunnel under the River Hooghly, an official said. This time, there was no delay in getting clearance for the crew members to land at the port.
For the berthing of the second ship at Vizhinjam on November 10, the port authorities had taken clearance for crew members for the three ships. The second ship named ‘Zhen Hua 29’, which had left Shanghai for Vizhinjam port on October 24 and reached the offshore on November 10, got immigration clearance after four days.
The fourth ship, Zhan Hua-15, is expected to reach Vizhinjam by December 15. This ship will be bringing two ship-to-shore cranes and three-yard cranes. Zhan Hua-15 was the first ship to reach the port in October. This ship will be reaching the port in December. tnn