LIGHT OF FLOATING CITY
Daylight investigations - Region 4: Asia and Oceania
“Tanjia” is a collective term for people living in coastal China, also known as Tanka, who have made a living by fishing for generations, living in boats and changing with the tides. The home on the sea, called the “fishing Row,” has become a self-contained maritime community.Sea work usually starts in the early morning and ends in the evening. Aquaculture, trading, buying and selling feed, etc. However, due to the lack of light, sea work has caused certain obstacles. It is not easy to get electricity at sea. Power is supplied by lines connected to the shore, which is unstable and unsafe.