Chinese naval fleet escort the fifth stop supply rest of Oman port
4 January,” Guangzhou “crew lined up in the ships starboard partition
4 January,” Guangzhou “ship passing Ruselalai Port
Xinhua 阿曼塞拉莱 April 1 (Xinhua Liu Chunhui Cao Haihua) local time on the afternoon of April 1, the fifth Chinese naval missile destroyer escort fleet of new “Guangzhou” ship arrived at Port Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, starting five day of rest by the port supplies. This is the fifth Chinese naval fleet escort escort mission the first time since the implementation of supply by the rest in Hong Kong.
Salalah is Oman’s second largest city, located in the Ministry of flowers Farr Anand district, is a historic city, rich in frankincense. 15:30 local time, under the guidance of the local pilots, “Guangzhou” ship slowly sailed Ruselalai Hong Kong.
fleet command groups, according to reports, during the rest by the supply port, the ship will arrange a variety of sports activities, organized group of officers and men to Salalah shopping, sightseeing, so that officers of the body and mind to relax, more understanding of local history, culture and folk customs, and added fuel, fresh water and a variety of fresh vegetables, fruits and other living materials. Subsequently, the “lake” ship, “Weishan Lake” ship by Hong Kong under the Scheme will rest and the material supply.
rest by the supply port, naval escort vessels is a common national approach. To ensure that escort mission continued, uninterrupted, the Chinese navy escort took turns formation by the rest of the way to Hong Kong, that is, each arranged by the Hong Kong warship rest, the other two ships according to plan responsible for the escort mission. It is understood, Salalah Port 1 supplies into the rest of the escort ships in addition to the Chinese Navy, “Guangzhou” ship, there is the United States, two Indian navy to escort ships.
political commissar of the Chinese Navy fifth fleet escort, deputy director of the Political Department of the South China Sea Fleet, said Chen Yan, regularly organized by the Hong Kong escort supply ships rest, to ensure that soldiers remain healthy and strong fighting power, so that equipment to be maintenance, materials can be added to better complete the escort mission, fully embodies the Central Military Commission, the head of the Headquarters and the Navy men’s care and love escort, convoy operations into the Chinese navy also ordered to succeed, normalization is an important new phase of operation signs.
Chinese naval fleet since the fifth convoy March 4, set sail from Sanya, Hainan has been nearly a month at sea sailing continuously for five batches of 76 merchant ships escorted implemented to ensure the safety of merchant ships in the past .
HD Figure: China’s naval escort fleet for the first time by the fifth port supplies a rest
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