Guójiā Hǎiyáng Jú
Logo of the State Oceanic Administration
|Formed||4 January 1964|
|Dissolved||19 March 2018|
|Jurisdiction||People's Republic of China|
|Parent department||Ministry of Land and Resources|
The State Oceanic Administration (SOA; Chinese: 国家海洋局; pinyin: Guójiā Hǎiyáng Jú) was an administrative agency subordinate to the Ministry of Land and Resources, responsible for the supervision and management of sea area in the People's Republic of China and coastal environmental protection, protecting national maritime rights and organizing scientific and technical research of its territorial waters. In March 2018, the 13th National People's Congress announced that the newly formed Ministry of Natural Resources will replace the functions of the Ministry of Land & Resources, State Oceanic Administration and the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping.
The main functions of the agency were:
The agency was organized in the following departments.
The following agencies that were subordinate to the State Ocean Administration:
|No.||Name||Took office||Left office|
|1||Qi Yong (齐勇)||1964||1968|
|2||Shen Zhendong (沈振东)||1977||1982|
|3||Luo Yuru (罗钰如)||1982||1985|
|4||Yan Hongmo (严宏谟)||1985||1995|
|5||Zhang Dengyi (张登义)||1995||2000|
|6||Wang Shuguang (王曙光)||2000||2005|
|7||Sun Zhihui (孙志辉)||2005||2011|
|8||Liu Cigui (刘赐贵)||2011||2015|
|9||Wang Hong (王宏)||2015||2018|
Legislation passed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) on 22 June will implement changes announced in March that the CCG will come under the control of the People’s Armed Police Force (PAPF) and, ultimately, the command of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC).