China is hosting the International escort seminars US-Britain, France and 20 countries participated in
the information Figure: November 21, the Navy Air points after the ninth installment of the tenth batch of escort fleet to complete the second joint escort mission. The picture shows two groups of escort fleet to escort merchant ships to reach the solution of the care point. News agency issued fly photo
International (reporter Wang Tao, Haipeng): initiated and organized the first international Chinese navy escort seminar held in Nanjing from 23 to 24 days The European Union, NATO, the Baltic and International Maritime Conference and other international organizations, as well as the United States, Britain, France, Germany, moderate in 20 countries 84 delegates attended the seminar. During the meeting, the Chinese navy in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia for more than three years escort action by the parties praise, known as the leading force in international escort mission; parties also look forward to further cooperation with China in the escort field.
China began in December 2008, sent to the Gulf of Aden, Somali waters to escort fleet so far. In this regard, the Chinese navy deputy commander Ding Yiping, will be disclosed a series of detailed figures. In his view, Chinese naval escort fleet has made unremitting efforts to ensure the safety of international shipping channel. December 26, 2008, the Chinese navy to send the first batch of escort fleet so far, has passed more than three years. The past three years, we have continuous, uninterrupted sent 10 batches of vessel formation, implementation of the nearly 10,000 officers and men of the escort mission. security escort for the 4500 Chinese and foreign ships and currently, 11 of the Chinese navy escort fleet ready, about to set sail. “
At present, the proportion of foreign ships to join the Chinese escort fleet has been more to the higher, more than three years, the Chinese escort fleet has accompanied by escort vessels over 2000 foreign vessel. The efficiency of escort operations in the Chinese Navy has been highly recognized by international peers.
German Department of Defense Joint Operations Director Thomas Schultz Navy Captain that the Chinese naval escort fleet has become the Gulf of Aden, one of the leading force in the waters off Somalia escort mission. “China has actively participated in the past three years more than the international convoy operations, and take the initiative to participate in international anti-piracy co-operation summit in Bahrain. China is now one of the leading force in the region to combat piracy and international escort mission in the fight against piracy the importance of information sharing and international escort is obvious from the start of such cooperation advocates we are very grateful to China to host this seminar, we hope that China can continue to build this platform. “
talking about the Gulf of Aden, the current security situation in the Somali waters, the Chinese navy deputy commander Ding Yiping, with respect, to produce the root causes of the problem of piracy is far from eliminated, the threat of piracy still exists, and there is a tendency to spread in the region escort a long-term task, the international anti-piracy is still a long way to go.
In fact, it is based on this understanding, the Chinese Navy organized the international seminar, aimed at creating a friendly, cooperative, open platform, with this platform States Navy escort extensive exchange of professional, share experiences, learn from each other, and deepen cooperation to achieve common progress. EU Chief of Naval Staff, Colonel Phil Haslam said that this seminar is very important to allow navies commence after the escort operation more efficient cooperation. Countries naval forces in these regions (Somalia, the Gulf of Aden) fought side by side, so the collaboration in the implementation level and technical level is very commendable. Seminars like this, its importance is to make parties can reach a higher level of strategic consensus, let us more clearly our common goals and we each can play With such a consensus and understanding, we will have a higher efficiency of cooperation. “
arranged according to the schedule of the seminar, this seminar to be held in the four games of the General Assembly exchanges and professional discussions, the Chinese and foreign delegates through various forms, to share experience in maritime escort to explore the content and ways of deepening cooperation.
attending the Chinese navy academic deputy director Zhang community Colonel, the escort involved in legal issues is real and urgent, now should be to strengthen international collaboration in this regard from three aspects. “The first is the study of fiction in the Gulf of Aden, naval cooperation process in a standardized set of rules, to consider the development of a common fight piracy is the maritime rules of engagement, the third point is to improve the international criminal justice cooperation system, The focus is to fiction to a multi-language text, universal international criminal justice cooperation instruments. “
It is understood that according to plan, this workshop will be held on the 24th closed in Nanjing. Representatives of the parties that the depth will also discuss pirate situation, and information work force to rescue experience, troops Action at sea, escort laws and convoy protection and other issues.
the 11th batch of escort fleet about to sail the North Sea Fleet vessels to participate in the first
World Wide Web news: February 23 navy deputy commander Ding Yiping, Lieutenant international escort seminar that implementation of the Chinese navy escort mission more than three years, has sent 10 batches of vessel formation, nearly 10,000 officers and men went to the Gulf of Aden off the Somali coast, a security escort for the 4500 Chinese and foreign ships, and the joint efforts of the navies, to make pirates robbery activities have been curbed. Currently, 11 of the Chinese navy escort fleet is ready, about to set sail.share: