Source: China State Council Information Office 2
The China Coast Guard has cracked more than 1,600 cases of maritime crimes with a total value of 3.2 billion yuan (US$452.7 million) since the beginning of 2019.
A number of high-profile cases involving drug trafficking, smuggling of refined oil, cigarettes, waste, and rare and endangered species have been solved.
The coast guard has seized more than 2,400 suspects implicated in smuggling cases, confiscated 5.06 tonnes of drugs and captured over 200 people involved in organized crimes in 2019.
A hotline was also launched to receive calls for emergency service and reports of criminal cases and other violations at sea.