Chinese naval ship to escort mission completed 1878 100% success rate
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BEIJING, Hangzhou, April 24 (Reporter Jiang Yun) Today, the 2010 China Sea (water) on the Search and Rescue Center Office Maritime Search and Rescue Conference and National Inter-Ministerial Joint Liaison Working Group at its ninth meeting held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. China Maritime Search and Rescue Center Deputy Director Chen Aiping, said at the meeting, at Beijing April 19, 2010, Chinese naval escort forces completed a total of 188 approved 1878 ship escort missions, convoy escort formation success rate of 100%.
Since 2003, Somali pirates hijacked the ship and the crew of the event increases every year, in 2009 a total of 406 global pirate attacks, 113 more than in 2008, hit a 6-year high.
pirates hijacking security of international maritime transport constitutes a serious threat. October 19, 2009, Qingdao Ocean Shipping Company owned bulk carrier “De-Hai” wheel in the middle of the Indian Ocean waters hijacked by pirates armed.
rescue process, the China Maritime Search and Rescue Center in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs led the rescue, “De-Hai” ship inter-ministerial coordination group under the leadership assumed the duty emergency rescue work, 70 standby 24 hours a day and night state. In the multi-joint efforts, the launch on December 28, 2009 successfully rescued.
by the State Council, Central Military Commission, according to a United Nations mandate, from December 2008 onwards, the Chinese navy in the Gulf of Aden off the Somali coast began to perform escort missions.
said Chen Aiping, China Maritime Search and Rescue Center General Duty Office as “Asia to combat piracy and armed robbery against ships Cooperation Agreement,” Information Sharing Center of national focal points, are responsible for anti-piracy duties outside of contact.
China Maritime Search and Rescue Center General Duty Office as the Department of Transportation, “Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast to escort” action group led by defensive unit value, and the Gulf of Aden to maintain a rescue center and the neighboring countries and other relevant agencies the International Maritime Bureau ties; understand the situation and involve other countries to escort Chinese ships, the crew was attacked, hijacked information; continue to strengthen communication with the military, the establishment of coordination and information transmission mechanism; responsible for all aspects of the convoy reported to the Navy to apply induction Summary escort command post to ensure the effective implementation of this work.
Up to now, China’s fleet convoy escort 100% success rate, the effective protection of the safe navigation of ships at home and abroad. Chen Aiping, said the ship was hijacked by pirates before the Chinese, because China has not received the convoy escort formation.
In addition, as Beijing April 19, 2010, completed a total of 188 troops to escort the Navy approved 1878 ship escort missions, which apply a pre-1206 ships (including Hong Kong ship 466, Taiwan ship 12 ships, 26 foreign ships), ship 672 provisional application site (including Hong Kong ship 10, 10 Taiwan vessels, foreign vessels 643). Completion of six ships received care tasks were rescued by pirates pursued the implementation of China’s 16 times 23 ships, of which our ship 7 times 10, 9 13 foreign ships. (End)
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