China Coast Guard Vessels Begin to Shadow Atin Ito! Convoy

Several China Coast Guard (CCG) ships began to closely shadow the Atin Ito! convoy as it headed towards the Scarbough Shoal.

The CCG vessels reportedly began to shadow the convoy when it was 74 nautical miles (137 km) away from the shoal. The convoy will likely reach the shoal on May 16th by 6 a.m. local time.