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Marine surveillance reports 2010 figures

Updated: 2011-05-03 11:24

By Wang Qingyun (

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Chinese territorial waters were entered 1,303 times by foreign ships and 214 times by foreign airplanes in 2010, according to the State Oceanic Administration, the Beijing Times reported Tuesday.

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The marine monitoring departments conducted 523 flights and 188 sails to monitor intrusions into its territorial waters last year, said Sun Shuxian, Party secretary of the Chinese marine surveillance squad.

The departments took 57,332 photos and recorded 6,921 minutes of video of trespassing ships and airplanes, and organized operations to expel them.



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