A US coastguard cutter’s crew trains in the Pacific Ocean in September. Photo: Handout/US Coast Guard A US coastguard cutter’s crew trains in the Pacific Ocean in September. Photo: Handout/US Coast Guard
A US coastguard cutter’s crew trains in the Pacific Ocean in September. Photo: Handout/US Coast Guard

US Coast Guard renegotiating deal with China for joint enforcement, even as it bulks up presence in western Pacific

  • The USCG is looking to revive a lapsed agreement with the Chinese Coast Guard to conduct operations such as cracking down on illegal fishing
  • It is simultaneously deploying more American-flagged cutters to the region, though it has ruled out sending them to the South China Sea for now

Topic |   US-China relations
A US coastguard cutter’s crew trains in the Pacific Ocean in September. Photo: Handout/US Coast Guard A US coastguard cutter’s crew trains in the Pacific Ocean in September. Photo: Handout/US Coast Guard
A US coastguard cutter’s crew trains in the Pacific Ocean in September. Photo: Handout/US Coast Guard
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