China Merchant faucets defeat eight pirate ship attacks (Photos)
crew with taps to fight Somali pirates
5 月 20 日 fight against Somali pirates
direct action against pirates
taken from the crystal on a seagoing ship photos
Huangshan Editor’s note: local time at 18:20 on May 20, COSCO Bulk Carrier Company “crystal sea” round encounter in the Strait of Bab el-eight pirate ship attacks, after heroic fight against the crew and naval escort fleet in China, “Huang Shan” take care of the ship, the success of pirates to get rid of the harassment. May 23, leaving the sub-Ding Wandong port security “crystal sea” round to the “Yellow Mountain” ship sent e-mail, informed of the situation suffered pirate attacks, expressed his “Yellow Mountain” crew, and respect the motherland.
Xinhua military correspondent Huang Shubo first interview with the “crystal sea” ships long Kan Fu-jun, Wang Victoria St. and part of the political commissar in the fight against pirate crew, the Xinhua users to restore a “crystal sea” round in my convoy formation “Yellow Mountain” to fight pirate ship then under the care of the whole process.
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crystal seagoing voyage 126 Boston Harbor from the U.S. mission is loaded 36,300 tons of scrap to Karachi, Pakistan, Hong Kong disposal, the entire 7840 sea miles. Across the Atlantic, through the Mediterranean, through the Suez Canal, south to the Red Sea into the Gulf of Aden piracy rampant abnormal, north Arabian Sea, Karachi, only to the discharge port of destination.
range of complex and dangerous, for only 11 sea miles per hour speed, freeboard of only 3 meters 25 years older boat is even more dangerous, the most dangerous should prevent piracy against ships in the Gulf of Aden. Kan Fu-Jun Wang, Wei Sheng, political commissar of the captain and first to be loaded onto ships and crew company headquarters in San centers and departments at all levels of leadership talk, you have one thousand leaders exhort, 10000 asked asked to do the work of the Gulf of Aden against pirates, the crew and ship to ensure safety.
board later, the crew carefully study the company’s recent paper on anti-piracy and instructions to collect his experience of the successful anti-piracy ships. Ship held a General Assembly leadership and the whole ship to study anti-piracy measures, requiring the crew group policy group calendar, make plans for the anti-piracy ships.
extensive comments, based on the combination of the specific characteristics of the ship, over the Suez Canal in the past, crystal clear ocean-going vessel with a crew of 10 bullet-proof steel-made bunkers, 10 universal hose rack. Through the Suez Canal after they use the fence to the left and right channels sealed deck boat, the stern of life outside the ladder on the bridge and removed the second layer, so that it can not be on the bridge from the periphery. Including the living area outside the door locked, leaving only the main deck on both sides of the door as a channel, all channels leading to the cabin all doors and windows locked or welded shut from the inside, to prepare for emergency situations. On both sides of the bridge and behind each bunker to prepare a large number of empty beer bottles, will Piron connected, good water at the ready, and prepared more than 10 roots and the Pacific 1.5 m steel ax, long bamboo sticks on the the bottom of the exit.
safety supervision department under the master and the political commissar of the 090 415 “on the Gulf of Aden against pirates guidance,” the spirit of the repeated studies to develop a “crystal clear ocean-going vessel contingency plans anti-piracy”, depending on the situation, and adopt different measures This plan depending on the situation down to each individual action.
piracy in the waters entering the day before, the evening of 17 May 2009 was pre-war mobilization crystal ocean-going vessel, fully clarify the current situation and characteristics of piracy, pirates boarded and clarifying the resistance The importance of ship self-protection, called communists, members, crew and ships in the anti-piracy, protection of state property should obey the command, charge forward.
through the mobilization of the crew are fully aware of the ship is to protect their security, safety of the ship himself to safety. After the mobilization meeting, in accordance with contingency plans for a special combat anti-piracy exercise. The first drill bit chaotic, but also revealed some details of plans for loopholes, captain Kan Fu-jun has been modified according to actual needs further refinement. Immediately afterward, a second exercise, the exercise so that we do through an orderly, in line with actual requirements.
2009 年 5 月 18 日 00 when the crystal ocean-going vessel into the sea piracy, anti-piracy plan in accordance with the ship carried out an alert, additional anti-piracy watch.
crystal ocean-going vessel in the sea piracy alert to be careful driving the two days, I have received notice of the Navy convoy formation, As the crystal seagoing ship’s speed slow, low freeboard, large face the possibility of pirate attacks, the leadership decided to escort the fleet, “Huangshan” frigate escort separately for the crystal ocean-going vessel is expected May 21, 2009 0400 local time (local time May 21 Day 4, Ben Wang Note) and crystal clear ocean-going vessel in B (eastbound convoy starting point) point of convergence.
2009 年 5 月 20 日 1820 local time (18:20, Ben Wang note), crystal seagoing traffic in the Red Sea outlet, the top face of the flow, speed 8 per hour down to the sea, the ship’s position : latitude 12 degrees 55 minutes east longitude 43 degrees 11 minutes, watch mate Wei Zhaohui suddenly found eight pirates in small boats over 20 sea miles per hour speed of the bow to the glittering ocean-going vessel approaching, he immediately sounded the alarm anti-piracy fight . After the crew heard the alarm, the fastest access to their fighting positions, drill speeds even faster than usual, water dragons out of a strong jet of water immediately. Close to the port side of the pirates, the crew knocked some gong, and some with ready to bullet-proof bunker of steel pipe knocked, and shouted to each other encouraged.
when approaching pirate speedboats crystal ocean-going vessel, I saw the heavily guarded crystal seagoing vessel’s crew were forced to slow down a death-defying spirit of the boat’s speed, but they did not give away, has been wrapped around a crystal ocean-going vessel, waiting to attack.
like a captain commanding the military campaign Kan Fu-general, commanding the bridge. The driver in accordance with their division of labor, to ensure that drivers, pirates of the trends observed with radar and communication open. Wang Wei Sheng healthy and strong political commissar of the first line of the deck crew command and inspiring battle with. The crew braved the water to be blown back to the heroic to stick to their battle positions. Patriotic cabin sits turbine long talk, directing the engineers were careful operation. The engineer, member of the defensive duty motor to ensure the normal operation of equipment under its authority.
crew, the pirates of mutual confrontation with pirates who were waiting for the crew loose, aimed at the opportunity to attack. The crew staring looked at the sea, pirate boat captain based movements with intercom and tweeter from time to time to issue new instructions to the decks, front deck, the captain’s command kept according to mobilize manpower and equipment to pirate impeccable, this is a test of the will of both sides.
40 minutes later, the pirates looked crystal clear ocean-going vessel is impeccable, quietly leave. Although this crystal seagoing vessel encounters a sudden victory, but more dangerous in front of the voyage. Days are getting down to the black, the captain, political commissar, chief engineer found according to the pirates from boarding their boats just a short few minutes of the characteristics of the decision: From now and the “Yellow Mountain” convergence ship, the crew deck battle situation duty. Political commissar of the deck to direct, to convey all the crew in the ship’s deck duty of leadership decisions and re-adjust the personnel, the two side posts and deck officer position from time to time to light lights and flashlight to the hand searches at sea, the bridge also Search searchlight on both sides of the ship’s side, keeping alert status.
Captain Kan Fu-jun in a timely manner by phone and “Yellow Mountain” ship linked to the glittering ocean-going vessel informed the pirates encountered situation. “Yellow Mountain” crystal seagoing ship required by the ridge as soon as possible to its “Yellow Mountain” ship after the completion of the westbound convoy mission, immediately at full speed to meet the crystal clear ocean-going vessel.
captain to the good news through loudspeakers to tell the whole crew, everyone one to dance. Chief engineer who led the engineer to ensure safety of equipment in the case of the host to increase the maximum throttle.
late at night, the deck duty comrades clothes were wet with sea water, but do not have a go back and change, still stick to their positions. In order to protect state property from loss, they are not afraid of hardship and death, to obey orders to listen to the spirit of command, leading to three ships very moving, and more good comrades ah!
2009 年 5 月 21 日 local 0125, when all the deck crew on duty to see “Yellow Mountain” ship navigation lights, the deck is cheers. 0145, the crystal ocean-going vessel and the “Yellow Mountain” ship victory convergence, and all the heart hanging crystal seagoing crew landed, the night crew using E-MAIL many ways to tell this good news to family members far away in the country. Crystal seagoing vessel crew in order to protect state property, Yiyewumian.
crystal ocean-going vessel in the “Yellow Mountain” escort ship, happy to travel in the Gulf of Aden.
21 at noon, after a short break after Yiyewumian crew gathered in the restaurant, you have a word, a phrase I happened to talk last night, and finally have said: If there is no “Yellow Mountain” ship in a timely manner to meet, there is no “Huangshan” escort ship now, we can now safely sitting in the restaurant for dinner.
the crew decided to use their own way of “Huangshan” ship thanked use in their own way to the great country that love.
branch held a dinner party branch committee think this is a rare opportunity for patriotic education, decided: 1. The name given to the crew, “Yellow Mountain” ship all officers and men to write a thank you, thank them for being attacked by pirates in the crystal clear ocean-going vessel time, the initiative to converge the trouble, for their crystal clear ocean-going vessel security escort.
5 22 morning against the “Yellow Mountain” ship, crystal seagoing crew on the bridge on the left to accept a patriotic education activities. 21 evening, a mood with a heartfelt thanks to the crew and 25 crew members personally signed thank fax credit spread “Huangshan” ship.
TO: Huangshan ship captain, political commissar, and all officers and men
FM: crystal sea/SEA BRILLIANCE
respected “Yellow Mountain” ship all officers and men
you! Thank you for the motherland’s compatriots traveled here for our security escort; armed pirates in the danger zone, with your companionship, our hearts have endless gratitude and feel very warm; you take the motherland and the people , selfless dedication to world peace.
hear, especially from the high-frequency foreign merchant ships calling: “CHINESE WAR SHIP”, to apply for Chinese warships escort, we feel the strength and peace for the world to make a contribution. In our low freeboard, speed slow, consider our security, you fulfill the mission, a separate escort for us, especially we have been attacked by pirates in the critical moment, taking into account our safety, came to meet us , so I round out dangerous dilemma.
with your escort, I passed round a dangerous area of ??the Somali pirates. As a Chinese, to have this army proud! Crystal sea the crew thank you! Thank the motherland! Thanks people!
crystal sea the crew: (25 crew autographed)
22 before the start of the morning, Xinhua News Agency reporters Huang Shubo and Yong Gaopin the captain Kan Fu-jun, political commissar Wang Wei Sheng, Zhao chef Guozhi three interviews were conducted.
0850, the “Yellow Mountain” crystal seagoing ship sail cross the bridge on the left is at 0.15 sea miles, two soldiers armed with signal signal flag stand top of the bridge deck of the ship.
crystal seagoing deck of the bridge hanging above the left side of the flag and a bright “pay tribute to the Chinese navy! Long live the motherland!” Inscribed: COSCO Bulk crystal ocean-going vessel of red banners.
0900, the event started, the crew dressed in new clothes stood in two rows of solemn flag, the first by the captain Kan Fu military patriotic education of the people doing the report.
Kan Fu Army captain to face a strong Chinese navy warships excited, that: the motherland is strong, in order to send a strong naval fleet traveled to the Gulf of Aden to escort us, we Chinese seafarers in the world can lift beginning, Student Groups! We are proud of the motherland. We would like to thank the motherland! People’s Liberation Army would like to thank their loved ones! Thanks to “Yellow Mountain” ship all officers and men! Everyone in the captain warm patriotism inspired by the report, one Greatly inspired. Under the leadership of the political commissar, the crew over and over again rallying cry: to the Chinese navy to learn! Pay tribute to the Chinese navy! Long live the People’s Liberation Army! Long live the motherland!
“Yellow Mountain” ship-bridge on top of two signal soldiers again and again played with the flag: “We escort for you, please rest assured!” The semaphore.
0930, the crystal of all seagoing vessels for anti-piracy exercise.
crystal ocean-going vessel in the “Yellow Mountain” carefully guard ship, in the Gulf of Aden piracy rampant abnormal safely sailed for two days In these two days, although the boats have encountered an unknown purpose, but they saw close to the left and the patron saint – “Yellow Mountain” ship, they dare not act rashly. Two days, all crystal seagoing crew slept a practical sense.
23 日 Local 0020, the crystal clear ocean-going vessel to point A (westbound convoy starting point), the People’s Liberation Army and their loved ones to say goodbye!
“Yellow Mountain” after leaving the ship, to the glittering ocean-going vessel sent e-mail: crystal ocean-going vessel in the 56th convoy formation, the well-co-operation, to maintain formation, formal observation, timely reporting, not only to ensure the formation security, but also show the overall situation of good quality, crystal clear ocean-going vessel to a good evaluation.
have three days to reach the destination of this voyage – a port of Karachi. Crystal seagoing captain Kan Fu-jun, Wang Wei Sheng political commissar, said the smooth voyage through the Gulf of Aden piracy rampant one exception because the strength, the Navy sent a powerful fleet escort escort for our safety; second on the company leaders at all levels of care and timely guidance; Finally, the leadership attaches great importance to the ship and thorough preparation in advance; serious pre-war mobilization and careful exercise; trained crew is also an important reason.
fully successful to get rid of the pirates of the harassment that is crystal clear sea and the collective fight a hard battle.
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