China two Fleet escort ships continued mission to remain the transition Weishanhu Gulf of Aden
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CNS Gulf of Aden July 14 (Xinhua Cao Jinping Cao Haihua) local time at 10:00 on the 14th (Beijing time at 15:00 on the 14th), the Chinese navy fifth, sixth convoy formations in the western waters of the Gulf of Aden “Guangzhou” ship escort mission at the handover ceremony.
tasks Sea fleet escort the fifth case, formation of the organization and implementation of escort, escort merchant mode, the Gulf of Aden piracy characteristics and patterns, sea weather and other related documents, audio, images, data, etc. transferred to the first six escort formation. Two Fleet escort professional counterparts also introduced a unified, group discussions, their counterparts in the form of transfer, exchange escort four months of experience.
fifth convoy commander of the formation Zhang pomelo, political commissar Chen Yan and Wei Xueyi sixth escort fleet commander, political commissar of the transfer task Lin Yan River at the book signing.
handover ceremony, the local time 14:00 (GMT 19:00), two groups of co-formation started first convoy, escorted by a common “Guangzhou” ship responsible for the command. “Golden State Sea”, “Maersk Atlantic”, “CEC COMMANDER”, “SERVET-Y” and other 18 foreign ships, composed of three-way pre-column from the western Gulf of Aden waters sail, “Guangzhou” ship, “Kunlun Mountains” ship , “Lanzhou” ship with escort on both sides of the merchant fleet, and the scene of spectacular.
sixth escort fleet will be Local 16 6 pm (Beijing time at 11:00 on the 16th), officially replaced the fifth fleet in the Gulf of Aden to escort, executive escort mission off the Somali coast, “Weishan Lake “ship transfer command by the sixth escort fleet to remain in the Gulf of Aden tasks.
fifth convoy formation from March 4 has been set sail from Sanya, Hainan, as of July 14, perform the escort mission 133 days a total of 41 approved 588 foreign take the ship’s escort mission, safety, convoy operations and efficient wide acclaim at home and abroad.
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