Chinese and Russian naval ship to escort Zhoushan met and exchanged greetings with the anti-submarine
9 2,” Zhoushan “ship two soldiers working with the Russian naval warships signal to light signal exchange. Xinhua News Agency reporter Guo Gangshe
Xinhua “Zhoushan” ship on September 3 (Reporter Guo Gang) local time at 15:00 on the 2nd (20:00 GMT) Xu, is the Gulf of Aden waters in central China’s implementation of the regional escort mission third naval escort fleet “Zhoushan” missile frigate, and escort is to accompany the Russian merchant navy “Telibuci Admiral” was a large anti-submarine encounter. The two sides exchanged friendly greetings, and had light signals and semaphore communication exchange.
“Zhoushan” ship captain and then the military through the VHF range of international public channels, to the “Telibuci Admiral” was captain of the ship to Russia Kuznetsov expressed in the Gulf of Aden, Somalia Sea perform escort missions greetings and respect. Kuznetsov also Chinese sailors in the Gulf of Aden to provide security for the national merchant outstanding work appreciated.
when the two sides met in accordance with naval vessels in international practices of the exchange of light signals and semaphore. Driving to “Telibuci Admiral” was less than 5 chain from the starboard side of the “Zhoushan” ship sent the first signal light, I wish the “Telibuci Admiral” was a pleasant voyage. “Telibuci Admiral” was then the greetings of the Chinese navy thanked wish “Zhoushan” ship sailing pleasure.
semaphore communication, “Telibuci Admiral” and “Zhoushan” ship were hung out “I wish you bon voyage” and “I wish you smooth sailing,” the pennant. 16:30, carved in a friendly atmosphere both flight and continue to perform escort missions.
It is understood that, in the Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast perform escort missions of the Russian naval fleet in addition to “Telibuci Admiral” was a large anti-submarine, but also includes a supply ship and a tug . Russian navy ships arrived in August this year, implementation of this sea escort missions.
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