A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the Haiyang Dizhi 8 was conducting normal activities. Photo: China Geological Survey A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the Haiyang Dizhi 8 was conducting normal activities. Photo: China Geological Survey
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the Haiyang Dizhi 8 was conducting normal activities. Photo: China Geological Survey

South China Sea: Chinese ship Haiyang Dizhi 8 seen near Malaysian waters, security sources say

  • Ship operated by Malaysia’s oil company Petronas reportedly tagged by number of vessels, including one from Vietnam
  • Chinese survey ship Haiyang Dizhi 8 was at one point flanked by more than 10 vessels, including those from China’s military, according to sources

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the Haiyang Dizhi 8 was conducting normal activities. Photo: China Geological Survey A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the Haiyang Dizhi 8 was conducting normal activities. Photo: China Geological Survey
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the Haiyang Dizhi 8 was conducting normal activities. Photo: China Geological Survey
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