New vessels join Chinese sea patrols

Two new patrol vessels are now in service for the China Marine Surveillance agency. The 3,000 ton class Haijian 137 on Wednesday joined the Donghai fleet under the CMS, a maritime law enforcement agency under the State Oceanic Administration.

It will soon begin its patrol mission in the East China Sea. The other vessel Haijian 110, joined the Beihai fleet, and started its patrol mission in the Yellow Sea on Monday. The agency already has more than 400 law enforcement vessels in service.

Xinhua