2009-10-23 11:08:57 GMT Global Times
China has not ruled out military action to rescue the hostages of the bulk carrier Dexinhai which was hijacked by Somali pirates October 19, says a Chinese official.
2009-10-23 03:45:44 GMT Xinhua English
BRUSSELS, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- The hijacked Chinese bulk carrier was confirmed on Thursday to have arrived off the coast of Somalia and was now in the vicinity of Hobyo, the EU NAVFOR Maritime Patrol Aircraft reported.
2009-10-22 13:53:22 GMT Xinhua English
LONDON, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Hijacked Chinese Bulk Carrier DE XIN HAI is confirmed to have arrived off the coast of Somalia and is now in the vicinity of Hobyo, the EU NAVFOR said on Thursday.
2009-10-22 10:10:55 GMT Global Times
The bulk carrier Dexinhai owned by Qingdao Ocean Shipping Company has been hijacked for three days and the company denies reports that the ship did not have an escort in order to save money.
2009-10-22 02:39:07 GMT China Daily
It will be a tough mission to forcefully rescue the Chinese bulk carrier hijacked by Somali pirates ship, Chinese experts said Wednesday, and diplomatic efforts may be needed.
2009-10-21 03:07:18 GMT China Daily
China said on Tuesday it will "make every effort" to free the crew of a cargo ship held by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, something experts said will be best done through bargaining and diplomatic efforts.
2009-10-21 01:09:12 GMT Global Times
Chinese officials vowed Tuesday to make every effort to rescue the 25-man crew aboard a hijacked coal carrier, while the pirates reportedly threatened to start killing if any rescue operation was attempted.
2009-10-20 09:33:09 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- China will make every effort to rescue the crew and the hijacked bulk carrier, the De Xin Hai, from pirates in the Indian Ocean, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said Tuesday.
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