Dredging Under the Radar: China Expands South Sea Foothold

August 26, 2015 Topic: Security Region: Asia Tags: ChinaSouth China SeaMilitary

Dredging Under the Radar: China Expands South Sea Foothold

The growth of China’s dredging industry so far has been impressive, more than tripling capacity and going from fifth to first globally in ten years. Why make such a move? 

Andrew S. Erickson is an associate professor at the U.S. Naval War College and an associate in research at Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.

Kevin Bond is a research intern at the China Maritime Studies Institute at the Naval War College.

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