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Ships Resume Taiwan Routes Even as China Continues to Drill

  • Vessels start to travel through China military exercise zones
  • New drill near Taiwan signals that risks remain for ships
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China Sends More Ships, Planes Closer to Taiwan
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Shipping in the Taiwan Strait began to return to normal on Monday, though China’s announcement of a new military exercise near the island signaled that risks remain for the industry.

More than 40 vessels have transited through a China military drill zone south of Taiwan’s main port since Saturday, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg. The latest ship positions show four of the total six zones being traversed.