Articles tagged under: Coast Guard
December 17, 2018
Porbandar: The Indian coast guards have saved altogether 31 fishermen from 4 water-flooded boats around Gujarat coast in last couple of days.
Defense spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that the coast of Gujarat witnessed sudden spurt in search and rescue of the fishing boats in the last few days. In four separate incidents, distress calls were received by Indian Coast Guard from fishermen for assistance.
Responding to the distress calls swiftly, Coast Guard units on patrol were d...Read More
October 24, 2018
Pipavav: ICGS Varuna, an indigenously-designed training vessel built by Reliance Naval and Engineering Limited for the Indian Coast Guard, was launched here today.
The vessel was formally launched at a function held in the presence of Coast Guard Director General Rajendra Singh at the Pipavav Shipyard.
Speaking at the launch, Singh said: "Currently the ICGS has a fleet of 138 vessels. While another 71 vessels are under various phases of construction."
He also appealed the RNEL to deli...Read More
October 17, 2018
Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guard today saved 2 fishing boats with 19 fishermen aboard from getting caught by Pakistani marine Security Agency near the notional International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
However another boat with 11 fishermen was caught by the Pak marines and the coast guard was trying to get them released though negotiation.
Defence spokesperson colonel Sombit Ghosh said that Indian Coast Guard vessels averted apprehension of two Indian fishing boats from the grip of P...Read More
August 19, 2018
The Indian Coast Guard has nabbed a Pakistani boat with 8 crew onboard in the sea off Jakhau coast in Gujarat near International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
Defence Spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that ICGS Meera Behn ,a front line Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) of Indian Coast Guard Region (North West) while patrolling close to International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), noticed a Pakistani fishing boat towards Indian side at about 1855 hrs last evening. ...Read More
June 13, 2018
The Indian Coast Guard through an aerial operation in the wee hours today rescued 7 crew of a tug boat whose engine went off due to bursting of fuel lines and was drifting in rough sea near Gujarat Coast.
Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Ojha in a statement today said that the tug boat MT Jalarak was on passage from Veraval to Sikka (Jamnagar) when it experienced loss of engine power due to burning of fuel line and had no fuel left onboard. It raised distress...Read More
May 17, 2018
Indian Coast Guard in the North West Region was strengthened today with the arrival of ICGS Shoor at Porbandar for its re-basing.
The Ship and her officers were accorded ceremonial welcome on the Coast Guard jetty at Porbandar.
Defense spokesperson said that the Ship which was previously based at New Mangalore was designed and built by Goa Shipyard Limited, Goa and is part of Advance Offshore Patrolling Vessel fleet of Indian Coast Guard. Th...Read More
April 09, 2018
The India Coast Guard today rescued a fishing boat and five of its crew from drowning in the Arabian sea off Dwarka coast.
A defence spokesperson said, ' At 0744 hrs Indian Coast Guard Station Okha received a distress call from an Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Sri Padmani Krupa about flooding in her engine room. Her reported position was 60 nautical miles from Dwarka Light house.'
' Coast Guard prepared Interceptor Boat (IB) C-413 for deployment with despatch. ...Read More
March 17, 2018
The Indian Coast Guard ship, C- 437, a multifarious interceptor boat with displacement of 106 tons and a maximum speed of 45 knots, was today commissioned at CG jetty here.
The boat is 27.80 mtrs in length and is capable of undertaking multifarious task such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and rendering assistance to boats and craft in distress at sea.
The boat is provided with advanced navigational and communication equipment for safe ...Read More
February 13, 2018
Gandhinagar: Indian Coast Guard today apprehended a Pakistani fishing boat, 16 nautical miles off Jakhau coast of Kutch district in Gujarat at around 11.55 am.
Boat named Al-Hilal operating illegally in Indian waters, was intercepted by ICG Ship Meera Ben.
The boat was illegally fishing in Indian waters close to International Maritime Boundary Line.
The boat was being brought ashore for investigation along with its 7 crew members, who are all Pakistanis.
Last port of call of this b...Read More
January 18, 2018
Bhuj: Indian Cost Guard on Wednesday evening successfully evacuated 26 persons from oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port which was caught in fire. Oil tanker MT Genessa anchored off Deendayal Port Kandla at 18.00 hours. The tanker 183 meters in length and draft of 10 meters was carrying 30,000 tonnes of High Speed diesel. All 26 crew members aboard were evacuated safely. Two of them had suffered burn injuries. The agencies performed the task using tugs available nearby. Indian Coast Guard interce...Read More
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