Articles tagged under: Coast Guard
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
January 05, 2018
Indian Coast Guard Interceptor boat ICGS C-161 capable of multi-tasking commissioned at Porbandar https://t.co/KCp7GCMOy4 pic.twitter.com/g0tQS8mr9c— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) January 5, 2018
Indian Coast Guard Ship C-161 was commissioned today at Porbandar in Gujarat.
The induction is a part of ongoing efforts by the Coast Guard to strengthen coastal security. It will strengthen the security umbrella of west coast and also help augment patrolling to pre...Read More
December 29, 2017
Indian Coast Guard Ship C - 408 is a front line Interceptor Boat (IB) of Indian Coast Guard Region (NW) and based at Jakhau. The IB is capable of very high speed and close to coast operations. While patrolling close to International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) on 28 Dec 2017 at 1430 hrs, the alert crew of the ship detected one Pakistani boat fishing in Indian waters. In a daring boarding operation conducted in challenging sea conditions, the Pakistani boat was app...Read More
September 01, 2017
The Indian Coast Guard today air-lifted and saved eight crew members of a fishing boat who were stranded off Porbandar coast in Arabian sea for last 4 days.
All the eight members have been hospitalized.
Defence spokesperson Abhishek Matiman said that owing to the severe weather conditions in the Saurashtra area, Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Mayur Sagar with 8 crew on board was stranded approx 1.8 Nautical Mile from Porbandar since Aug 29. An Advanced Light Helicopt...Read More
August 31, 2017
Porbandar: Attempts to trace at least five missing fishermen in squally Arabian sea owing to inclement weather from two boats which capsized off Porbandar coast of Gujarat were on even as the Indian Coast Guard has saved over 40 fishermen and towed five boats back to coasts during an ongoing rescue operation with the help of ships and chopper.
10 injured fishermen have been admitted to local hospital.
Large number of fishing boats had ventured in to the sea despite warning of the met depa...Read More
July 31, 2017
Ahmedabad: There has been fresh revelations in Rs 3500 crore heroine case. Anti Terrorist Squad of Gujarat has picked up three suspects in this case. They are being brought to Ahmedabad. They were in touch with the captain of the ship which was carrying heroine. The captain of the ship is now singing. He said these two persons were to receive delivery of heroine stock.
The captain was to get Rs 5 crore for delivery of heroine to Alang ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar district of Saurashtra re...Read More
July 30, 2017
In the largest ever Narcotics haul off Gujarat Coast, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized 1500 kg of drugs (heroin) worth around 3500 crores from an old foreign merchant vessel which was being brought to Alang ship-breaking yard in the state and all the 8 crew members of the ship (all of whom were Indian) have been arrested, Spokesperson of the western command of the ICG at Mumbai, Commandment S Dwivedi today said.
He said that the old vessel M V Henry whic...Read More
July 25, 2017
Mumbai: Reliance Group subsidiary Reliance Defence and Engineering (RDEL) on Tuesday announced the launch of its first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat.
The two NOPVs - 'Shachi' and 'Shruti' - are part of five ships under the P-21 project of Indian Navy being constructed by RDEL, the company said in a statement here.
The five NOPVs are patrol ships armed with a 76 mm Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) system along with two 30 mm AK-630 guns, which...Read More
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