IOCASInstitute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Qingdao, China)
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Officials also confirmed reports that IOCAS and apparently other Chinese agencies had been surveying Philippine Rise in the past without permits from the government.
They said some foreign vessels, including one of IOCAS, turned off their automatic identification system to avoid tracking.
If in terms of the capability of Tara, I think it is also safe to assume that it is as competent as IOCAS, having already accomplished high-level scientific research missions across the world's oceans,' he added.