Chinese survey ship defies PRRD order, re-enters PH EEZ sans notice
A Chinese survey ship which was earlier tracked to have been operating within the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has re-entered our territorial waters without informing authorities in an apparent defiance to President Duterte's order.
Lorenzana admitted that Zhanjian did not coordinate with any military unit in the area as it made a brief pass.
However, it was also stated in Article 40 of UNCLOS that foreign ships, including marine scientific research and hydrographic survey ships, “may not carry out any research or survey activities without the prior authorization of the States bordering straits” during a transit passage.Read more: Manila Bulletin News
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