China’s New Maritime Archaeological Regulations are no April Fool’s Joke – the latest potential maritime security challenge in the Pacific.

In March 2022, China began its archaeological excavation of the shipwreck known as ‘Changjiangkou No 2’. Discovered in 2015, the wreck dating back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) is the largest and best-preserved wooden shipwreck yet found in China. Located at the mouth of the Yangtze River, in the Hengsha Shoal northeast of Hengsha island … Continue reading China’s New Maritime Archaeological Regulations are no April Fool’s Joke – the latest potential maritime security challenge in the Pacific.