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Ma'Anshan (525) - Type 054A (Jiangkai II) Class Frigate
« on: December 11, 2016, 06:35:26 AM »
Type 054 frigate Ma'Anshan visiting Manila

Chinese warship in five-day port call to Philippines
Agence France-Presse
Posted at Apr 13 2010 06:05 PM | Updated as of Apr 14 2010 02:05 AM

http://news.abs-cbn.com/global-filipino/04/13/10/chinese-warship-five-day-port-call-philippines

MANILA, Philippines - A Chinese missile frigate that protected international vessels against Somali pirates docked in the Philippines on Tuesday after completing a 128-day mission, China's embassy said.

The Ma'anshan is the flagship of China's Task Force 525, which also includes a second missile frigate and a comprehensive supply ship, the embassy said in a statement.

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The five-day port call in Manila will include dialogue between Chinese navy officials and their Filipino counterparts, it said.

In April last year, the Huangshan, also a missile frigate, came to the aid of the Philippine chemical tanker MT Stolt Strength and its 23-man Filipino crew, days after it was freed by Somali pirates, by thwarting a second attack.






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