Chinese naval fleet to complete 2014 escort escort ships and foreign missions
” Guangzhou “ship’s boat is dispatched to check suspicious vessels. Cao Haihua Xinhua Photo
the Gulf of Aden May 13 (Xinhua Liu Chunhui, Cao Jinping) local time on May 13 morning, the Chinese naval fleet escort the successful completion of the fifth batch of 197 escort missions. Up to now, the Chinese navy escort fleet total of 2014 foreign ship escort duties, to achieve by retaining 100% of ships and personnel safety.
11:00 local time (GMT 16:00), “Hai” was, “Cheong” number, “Maersk Arizona,” No. “Rainbow Sea” number, “Neptune” was so 16 Chinese and foreign ship, in the “Guangzhou” ship, “Weishan Lake” ship with escort, security arrived in Banda Aceh Ding Wandong Ministry sub-sea destinations. Among these are protecting vessels, in addition to pre-apply for escort of eight Chinese merchant, but also from Germany, Russia, Libya, the United Kingdom, Panama and South Korea in eight countries apply temporary escort of eight ships.
since December 2008 since the implementation of escort missions, the Chinese navy escort fleet for the Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast and sea piracy features of the security situation, innovative escort model, and actively take with escort, escort the region, onboard escort escort other ways, scientific planning, careful organization, according to the law of action, in the last year and four months, the successful completion of the 197 batches of 2014 and foreign vessels escort mission, successful implementation of the rescue of foreign ships by pirates pursued action 16 times, then released the ship six care to ensure that the sheathing ships, personnel and their equipment, personnel, 100% security, to safeguard national interests and make a positive contribution to regional security and stability, widely praised by the international community.