China: Revised Ship Routeing and Reporting Systems of Qiongzhou Strait – From 1 April 2022
The UK Club’s Correspondents, Huatai Marine, report that on 28.02.2022, China MSA announced a modification to the Routeing System and Ship Reporting System of Qiongzhou Strait which have been operating for over 15 years. Huatai Marine explain the main modifications to the systems which will come into force on 01.04.2022.
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