Damage assessment is underway at India’s Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) struck by the raging cyclone Hudhud on Sunday that caused havoc across Visakhapatnam on the east coast of India.“Most of the high-rise roofs of the workshops, dry dock, hull shop and pre-fabrication shops in the shipyard were blown off and the equipment was badly damaged. Many vehicles were damaged in the shipyard and the situation was similar in the HSL employees’ colony in the vicinity,” the Hindu quoted a HSL press release.In addition, the employees’ accommodation facilities have been severely damaged, however, according to HSL, all employees are accounted for and safe.Activities are being taken to return to normal operation, yard officials said.Some 400,000 people have been affected by the cyclone now known to have killed 24 people, BBC reported.[mappress]World Maritime News Staff, October 15, 2014
Bad news for the world №1 Novak Djokovic – the Serb has felt pain in the neck and for this reason has given up participation in pairs at the Western & Southern Open Masters, organizers said.The 17-time Grand Slam champion arrived in the “balloon” in New York, hoping to play not only in singles but also in tandem. There he would partner with his compatriot Filip Krainovic, and they would face Tommy Paul and Francis Tiafo. Ultimately, however, their place in the scheme will be taken by Kacic and Lajovic.Djokovic withdrawn from today doubles match due to neck pain. He and Krajinovic will be replaced by Cacic/Lajovic.– Michal Samulski (@MichalSamulski) August 23, 2020The news is extremely unpleasant for Djokovic, who has to return to the court tomorrow for the first time after the restart of the tour. His first round match is against Ricardas Berankis.Additional information is expected about the condition of the Serb, who will fight for the 18th Grand Slam title at the upcoming US Open. The Major begins on August 31.