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New Chinese supply ship now operating in disputed waters

7th January 2015 - 06:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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A new Chinese supply ship has sailed her maiden voyage to supply the city of Sansha and to help reinforce China’s presence in the disputed region.

Although she’s a civilian vessel, Sansha 1 will 'underpin China’s efforts to defend its blue territory and safeguard its interests in the sea', according ...

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