Chinese Naval Contingent in Manila for Four Day Visit

January 16, 2019 – A task force from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of China, consisting of two frigates and a replenishment ship, will dock at Pier 15, South Harbor in Manila for a four-day goodwill visit beginning Thursday. Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson Capt. Jonathan Zata, said in a statement Wednesday that the contingent, composed of the frigates Wuhu (539) and Handan (539), and replenishment ship Dongping Hu (960), is set to arrive at 9 a.m. A welcome ceremony and port briefing will be conducted upon arrival of the…

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