A fleet of three Chinese Naval Ships left Shanghai for a record port calls to over 20 countries by the pacific and Indian Ocean and the red sea and the Mediterranean.

The record voyage of over 180 days is to mark the 68th Anniversary of the formation of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.

The fleet consists of a 052c-Class Missile destroyer Changchun, a 054a-Class Missile Frigate Jingzhou, and a 903a-Class Supply Ship Chaohu.