Mv Zhen Hua 7 arrived in Ploce on 25.12.2018 with equipment for building the Peljesac Bridge.

“Ship about 240 meters long. There are four smaller ships on it for construction. One of them is the largest drilling rig in the world, “said Zhang Dong, representative of CRBC.

” We also have two test pilots. One is 130 meters long. This is the longest in the world. We have another fifteen ships that will arrive on the construction site by the February, “Dong adds.

At the end of January, he claims that the works will begin. ” About 300 workers will work on the construction of the bridge.

” The customs office has approved the temporary importation of the equipment and in the process is the submission of a customs declaration ‘, explains Nikola Batinović, the customs officer.

Before working on the foundations of the bridge will be carried nailing test pilots where it will be tested the adequacy of selected equipment and verify all procedures provided for in the embodiment of the main works on the foundation, said the Croatian roads representative.

Work on ramming test pilots are expected in the second half of January 2019, work on the construction of the foundation of the bridge is expected immediately after the completion of the test pilots.

The inhabitants of southern Croatia will have to wait until the first run through the Peljesac Bridge till 2021.