zoomImage Courtesy: Grand Bahama Shipyard Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) has officially resumed operations and welcomed back its first commercial vessel following Hurricane Dorian.The 57,062-ton crude oil tanker Agathonissos, owned by Greece-based Eletson, returned to the yard to complete repair works that began before the hurricane arrived in the Bahamas earlier this month.The shipyard also said it remains on track for the next planned cruise ship visit, Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Ecstasy, scheduled to arrive on October 5.In total, Grand Bahama Shipyard expects to service 29 dry-dockings throughout the remainder of the year.The shipyard said that the damage from the storm was limited primarily to some erosion with no effect on berths, adding that it is able to fully power its core operations, including docks, workshops and administrative functions, as well as communications infrastructure.
Kolkata: Suvendu Adhikari, the state Transport minister, will hold a meeting at Behala Tram depot on Wednesday to ensure availability of more number of buses in the southern fringes of the city.The state Transport department has already deployed additional buses in the area to help people until normalcy in the area is restored after the caving-in incident of the Majerhat bridge. The state Transport department will be engaging small- size buses that the locals of the area can avail to reach their destinations. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeSources said that the Transport minister will be taking stock of the present situation in the meeting and decisions on necessary steps would also be taken to ensure that people do not face any inconvenience in reaching their destinations when vehicles are diverted in the absence of the Majerhat bridge. The minister will be discussing the issues in this regard with senior officials of his department.This comes at a time when the Kolkata Traffic Police are taking all necessarysteps to ensure smooth flow of vehicles. At the same time, the state government is also taking necessary measures to construct alternate roads as early as possible and talks with the Railway authorities are also on in this connection.