Chinese Warships Visit Casablanca

The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce, consisting of the guided-missile destroyer Haikou, the guided-missile frigate Yueyang and the comprehensive supply ship Qinghaihu, arrived at Casablanca, a port city and also the largest city in Morocco, for a 5-day friendly visit January 24th. During the visit, the taskforce will host a deck reception on the destroyer Haikou, commanding officers of the taskforce will call on military and local government leaders of Morocco. The sailors of the two navies will visit each other’s warships and hold friendly football matches. China and Morocco…

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PLA Navy Visits Tunisia

The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce consisting of the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (Hull 171), the guided-missile frigate Yueyang (Hull 575) and the comprehensive supply ship Qinghaihu (Hull 885) arrived at the Port of La Goulette on Jan. 16, local time, for a 5-day friendly visit to Tunisia. A welcoming ceremony held at the Port saw hundreds of people including representatives of the Tunisian armed forces, Chinese Ambassador to Tunisia Bian Yanhua, Chinese military attaché Wang Weigang, and local overseas Chinese and Chinese students in Tunisia. The visiting Chinese naval escort…

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Chinese Warships Visit Algeria

Two Chinese naval ships arrived in Algiers, capital of Algeria, for a four-day friendly visit on Jan. 7, local time. The guided-missile destroyer Haikou and the guided-missile frigate Yueyang, entered the Port of Algiers at around 10 a.m. on Monday morning. The welcoming crowd at the dock included the Charge D’Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Algeria He Hongyan, Chinese military attaché Pan Tao, staff members of the Chinese Embassy, representatives of Chinese-funded institutions and overseas Chinese. The two Chinese warships belong to the 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce dispatched…

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Chinese warships return home after high sea drill

March 7, 2017 (Xinhua) – A Chinese naval fleet on Tuesday returned to a port in Sanya on Hainan Island after a high sea drill. The fleet, which is comprised of missile destroyers Changsha and Haikou and supply ship Luomahu, had sailed over 8,000 nautical miles since Feb. 10, passing the South China Sea, East Indian Ocean, West Pacific and East China Sea. In 25 days, the fleet passed through Karimata Strait, Sunda Strait, Lombok Strait, Makassar Strait and other important waterways. During the high sea drill the fleet carried…

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