Hong Kong China escort supply ships by the neighboring countries supported by the Gulf of Aden
in the southern Gulf of Aden waters, boats in the delivery of supplies. Xinhua News Agency (Chao-red photo)
agency, Gulf of Aden, June 9 (Xinhua Cao Jinping Caohai Hua) Chinese Navy Fifth Fleet escort “Guangzhou” ship, the Sultanate of Oman Salalah 8 berthing port to start 5-day supply of rest, this is the “Guangzhou” ship the third time since the implementation of escort missions by the Hong Kong supply rest. With China’s naval escort to enter the orderly operation to succeed, the normal operation of a new stage of its escort ships into port supply rest gradually realized normalization.
afternoon, the Chinese navy missile destroyer “Guangzhou” ship in Alfonso water under the guidance of the ship slowly sailed Rusailalai Hong Kong, escort officers and men dressed in white summer uniforms lined up on deck partitions. Chinese Ambassador Pan Weifang and Navy stationed in Oman, the advance team members, COSCO West until the pier to greet employees and boarding visit.
rest regularly supplies through Hong Kong, is the common practice of countries to escort ships. Currently, the Chinese navy to escort ships an average of about one month by Hong Kong supply rest times, each time for 5 days, supply rest ports 阿曼塞拉莱 Hong Kong, Djibouti and Djibouti port and the Yemen port of Aden. To ensure that escort mission continued, uninterrupted, the Chinese naval fleet to take turns to escort supply rest by way of Hong Kong, which rely on each ship in Hong Kong arrangement a rest, the other two ships according to plan responsible for the escort mission.
“for a long time at sea escort missions, the soldiers physically, mentally, including escort and equipment have a greater impact, not only by the port can supply equipment to get a break maintenance, supplies replenished, the body of officers and men and psychology is a very good adjustment. “political commissar of the Chinese Navy fleet escort the fifth, the South China Sea Fleet, Chen Yan, deputy director of the Political Department, said officers regularly organized by the Hong Kong supply convoy rest, both mental and physical health is conducive to men, escort fleet is also conducive to more safe and efficient completion of escort missions, since the implementation of the agreement by the escort officers and men welcome.
by Hong Kong Chinese naval ships to escort supply break has also been the Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters around the state support, Omani minister of national defense affairs director, said Badr, Alfonso will continue to supply China’s naval escort to facilitate the formation and support.
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