Chinese Navy Second Fleet escort into Singapore Strait
Second batch of Chinese naval escort fleet sailing in the South China Sea photo agency issued Zhou Zhaojun
Chinese navy fleet escort the second morning of April 2, set sail from Zhanjiang, Guangdong, the Gulf of Aden, Somalia waters take over the escort mission execution. Second Fleet escort from the “Shenzhen” missile destroyer, “Yellow Mountain” and the first missile frigate escort fleet left behind, “Weishan Lake” comprehensive depot ship, and ship-borne helicopters and parts of two special operations officers, the formation of a total of eight hundred people. BEIJING, April 6 (Xinhua) China Central Television reported that the Chinese naval fleet is now the second convoy to enter the Singapore Straits, continue to the Gulf of Aden off the Somali coast mission areas of navigation, is expected to enter the Indian Ocean on April 7.
Beijing the evening of 4, escort fleet left the South China Sea. At 11:15 on the 5th, slowly into the Singapore Strait. These merchant ships from around easily see this is a very busy sea lanes.
Singapore Strait at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and Singapore Island, Riau Islands, Indonesia, between the west and the Strait of Malacca, connecting the east and the South China Sea, Pacific and Indian Ocean is an important communication channel, the daily average by boat more than 200 vessels. “Shenzhen” missile destroyer and the “Yellow Mountain” in strict accordance with frigate “United Nations Convention” and the relevant provisions of the coastal country, safe driving on international watercourses. From the vicinity of the vessel increased significantly, of which there are some Chinese merchant.
has received in the Gulf of Aden to escort the Chinese Panamanian merchant navy on the Chinese crew, through VHF call to pay tribute to the Chinese navy.
Previously, the second batch of escort fleet means Xisha, Nansha Islands, the fleet command posts were stationed at the China Sea and Spratly Islands garrison exchanged a message of condolence, and conducted its first comprehensive anti-piracy exercise.
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