China flexible means to deal with the multinational occupation of the South China Sea Islands and complex situation
Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, fishery Corps detachment marched recently Sha perform Rights patrol. Xinhua News Agency (Li-beam photo)
Data Figure: China’s Nansha Islands and set up naval bases in the border
advanced equipment and the fishery and private fishing boats to defend the territorial waters of the formation of flexible networks
set at the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the May 13 application deadline arrives, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam have been submitted to the UN “submission” , but was strongly opposed to the Chinese government and China’s proposal to refute. The United Nations Commission on the Limits also will be based on relevant provisions of the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and other countries not to consider the proposal.
At the same time, Chinese fishery boats to safeguard maritime sovereignty and maritime rights and interests once again set sail. Analysts pointed out that the situation is complicated because the South China Sea, China’s maritime rights fishery boat has become a major force.
enforcement of the South China Sea increased
According to reports, May 16, Guangdong fishery vessel “China Fishery 44183″ from the terminal in Zhuhai Ming Xiangzhou flute sail, marched Paracel Islands, perform a period of half of the patrol mission. “China Fishery 44183″ will arrive in Sanya to Hong Kong and South China Sea Regional Council, joined other cruise fleet, composed of formation marched Paracel Islands, and stop Yongxing Island. According to reports, the cruise line and cruise in mid-March in the Sea “China Fishery 311″ line similar to the purpose of participation in national marine rights, protection of national fishery resources.
cruise, in addition to people familiar with the ship berthing, boarding from law enforcement, fishery vessels would be based on sea conditions, weather the situation, sent law enforcement boats set sail, the flexible implementation of inspection tasks, invasion to crack down on illegal fishing foreign vessels. Once identified and verified, fishery enforcement vessels will be strictly in accordance with our laws and regulations.
It is understood that China’s fishery boats in the fishing waters of the exclusive task of the implementation of fishery vessels, also known as fisheries protection vessel, under the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries Bureau. Domestic fishery vessels fishing mainly regulates the operations, foreign key defend China’s maritime rights and interests.
“Chinese fishing net” released “in the first quarter EEZ fishery law enforcement cruise remarkable” circular display, the first quarter of 2009, the Ministry of Agriculture to continue to organize the nation’s coastal fishery agencies active in the cruise law enforcement, a total of 35 cruise voyage, 341 days, the range of 26,000 sea miles, investigate and deal with all kinds of illegal foreign fishing vessels 102, driving a foreign invasion of fishing vessels 29 vessels.
3 10 May, the largest fishery ship – the inaugural Chinese fishing boat to go to Sea 311 law enforcement, and further increased Xisha, Nansha Islands cruise fishery law enforcement.
cruise ship fully equipped
It is understood that the fishery boats generally divided into three categories by size: large tonnage in tons or more, such as “China Fishery 311″ ship; hundreds of tons of medium, such as “China’s fishery 44183″ ship tonnage of 500 tons; small, only a few tons to a few tons. Large, medium generally used for offshore fishing, small for offshore or inland rivers, lakes and reservoir fisheries.
general fishery boat equipped with a remote photography, video, audio equipment and measuring water quality, checking illegal fishing gear and can record the exact location and track of the special apparatus, equipment and tools; night mission Shihai need to use flares and high-power searchlight, to deal with the threat of violence or resistance fishery inspection vessel. Medium-sized fishery boat equipped with radio, radar, radio direction finder, sound detector, scanning sonar, satellite navigation and other equipment.
China had sent a “Chinese fishery 311″ is China’s largest boat fishery boat was originally a South China Sea Fleet, “the South to save” 503 boats, at the end of 2006 was placed under civilian. The total tonnage of the ship to reach 4450 tons, maximum speed 37 kilometers per hour.
China Sea fishery Corps official says that this is shipping in China is the largest tonnage fishery system, speed the fastest, most advanced fishery channel “ship in” a total of 8 layers, divided into two parts, the top five layers, the following three layers. According to reports, the future may have more retired to civilian ships, reflecting the effective management of China’s South China Sea.
flexible means to deal with the complex situation
as the South China Sea has a great strategic and economic value, to the neighboring countries is very coveted “around the piece of fat.” . Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei have occupied part of the South China Sea islands and reefs, Indonesia is occupied parts of the ocean. In order to achieve permanent infringe upon the interests of the South China Sea, the recent action of some neighboring countries continued.
In addition, the involvement of the United States but also makes the South China Sea more complicated. For the United States, the South China Sea to play a critical impact can play a “kill three birds,” the role that constraints Japan to contain China and Russia, and thus control the Strait of Malacca, and other peripheral. Increasingly complex situation in the context of the South China Sea, China again launched cruise ship sent fishery operations, demonstrates China’s defending national sovereignty and territorial integrity of the determination.
analysts pointed out that the most recent period, the Chinese government did not use military or paramilitary forces, but to use boats to go to a civil rights action to implement the South China Sea, belongs to a rational, flexible means that China does not fully willing to use force to resolve disputes, and in strict compliance with the 2002 and the relevant ASEAN countries signed the “Declaration on Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea.” According to the declaration, the parties stressed that through friendly consultations and negotiations, the South China Sea by peaceful means to resolve the dispute.
Chinese fishing net to build a sea power reconnaissance
the past two months , Chinese fishing boats and U.S. ships in the South China Sea several times to monitor the occurrence of “friction” and “confrontation”, and expelled from China’s exclusive economic zone. It is reported that foreign vessels to enter the China Sea to carry out special tasks, 90% are discovered by the Chinese fishing boats.
In this regard, some analysts have pointed out that the military confrontation in dealing with these inevitable that there will be room for error, once the accident, it will lead to a serious diplomatic incident. The fishing and non-military government departments are relatively “soft”, a larger room for maneuver. Fishermen to the state report the damage to marine rights and interests is a basic obligation, and numerous Chinese fishing boats on the sea constitutes a powerful “intelligence network”, the current coastal surveillance radar systems can not replace. According to the “Liberation Army Daily” reported in recent years, China has further strengthened the “sea militia” detachment building, which features maritime reconnaissance militia, was referred to the “war support” of equal importance. (Duke)