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US aircraft carrier Nimitz docks near Chennai

Nuclear-powered American aircraft carrier USS Nimitz docked near Chennai on Monday morning, a top port official says.

india Updated: Jul 02, 2007 10:34 IST

Nuclear-powered American aircraft carrier USS Nimitz docked near Chennai on Monday morning, a top port official said.

"It docked at about 6 am. But official declaration about the anchoring has not yet come," K Suresh, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust told PTI.

The USS Pickney, which was expected to accompany Nimitz, has not yet arrived.