Navy Seventh Fleet escort the eighth installment ceremony held at the task
3 16, the Chinese Navy Seventh, Eighth Fleet escort ships in the fleet sailing the Gulf of Aden. Local time on March 16, the Chinese Navy Seventh Fleet escort escort formation with the eighth installment of the “Wenzhou” missile frigate, “MOS” missile frigate in the Gulf of Aden near the eastern sea merchant assembly formally joined and organized the first together escort. Xinhua News Agency reporters Fan Jun and Wei She
newspaper Gulf of Aden, March 18 Xinhua reporter Li Jianwen, Liu Yiwei reports: today at 14:00 local time (19:00 GMT), the completion of the first joint mission of Navy escort seven, the eighth installment in the convoy formation, “Lake” ships of the task at hand-over ceremony, the eighth installment of the official escort fleet replacement Seventh Fleet escort responsible for the Gulf of Aden off the Somali coast to escort mission, “Lake” ship into the Eighth escort fleet continues to perform the task.
16 pm local time, in the Seventh Fleet escort under the command of two groups began their first joint convoy escort formations, escorted 11 foreign merchant ships sailing to the western waters of the Gulf of Aden. After nearly 50 hours of day and night sailing, sheathing at 11 am today, the safe arrival of merchant protection solution point.
since November 17 last year, the official implementation of escort missions since the Navy Seventh Fleet escort the successful completion of 38 approved 578 foreign ships of escort missions, then protecting a ship attacked by pirates, rescued by pirates board attack on the ship a boat, rescued by pirates chasing the ship seven, “Xuzhou” out of the Mediterranean before the ship also carried out for the withdrawal of my boats in Libya who provide support and protection tasks. Formation maintained by retaining the two ships and their own “100 percent” safe, by domestic and international acclaim.