Articles tagged under: Indian Coast Guard

Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani fishing boat with 194 packets of narcotics off Gujarat coast

May 21, 2019
Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani fishing boat with 194 packets of narcotics off Gujarat coast

Gandhinagar: In yet another anti-smuggling operation based upon specific information from Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and other intelligence agencies, Indian Coast Guard ship today intercepted and apprehended a Pakistani Fishing Boat Al-Madina off Jakhau, in Gujarat coast and on rummaging approx. 194 packets of suspicious substance suspected to be Heroin worth around Rs 400 to 500 crores have been recovered.   A defence spokesperson today said that it will be further...Read More

Another Interceptor Boat commissioned in Indian Coast Guard fleet in Porbandar, the advanced one is capable of chasing in shallow waters too

April 01, 2019
Another Interceptor Boat commissioned in Indian Coast Guard fleet in Porbandar, the advanced one is capable of chasing in shallow waters too

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard has commissioned ICGS C-445 in their fleet at Porbandar which is the Seventh Interceptor Boat in the series of 18 IB project. The vessel is more than 27 meters in length and has a load carrying capacity of about 106 tons. Capable of achieving a throttle speed of 45 knots, it can do chasing even in shallow waters with its jet propulsion. The boat is also fitted with advanced navigational and communication equipment increasing its reach deep...Read More

Coast-guard starts ‘de-fueling’ operation of M V Henry which has drifted from Porbandar harbour

July 16, 2018
Coast-guard starts ‘de-fueling’ operation of M V Henry which has drifted from Porbandar harbour

Ahmedabad: The India Coast Guard and some other agencies today started an operation to de-fuel the 'notorious' vessel M V Henry, form which around 1500 kg of heroine worth over 4500 crores smuggled from abroad was seized in July last year. The operation has been started to avoid any possibility of oil-spill in the sea. The vessel which was bought later by a Porbandar based firm and was brought there had drifted from the harbour. Defence spokesperson Sombit Ghos...Read More

Coast Guard rescues fishing boat, 5 crew on board off Gujarat coast

April 09, 2018
Coast Guard rescues fishing boat, 5 crew on board off Gujarat coast

Ahmedabad: 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

Coast Guard to launch ‘C-437’ interceptor boat at Porbandar tomorrow

March 16, 2018
Coast Guard to launch ‘C-437’ interceptor boat at Porbandar tomorrow

Porbandar: To further strengthen the security umbrella of west coast along Gujarat, Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘C-437’ an interceptor boat, would be commissioned at the CG jetty here tomorrow. According to a coast guard official, Additional Director General K Natarajan PTM TM Coast Guard Commander (Western Seaboard) would be the Chief Guest for the event and would formally commission the ship by unveiling its plaque.. Earlier another interceptor boat ICGS C-161 wa...Read More

Interceptor boat of coast Guard ICGS C-161 capable of multi-tasking commissioned at Porbandar

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 Porbandar: 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

Coast Guard rescues 6 fishermen from capsized boat near Indo-Pak Maritime border off Gujarat coast

November 21, 2017
Coast Guard rescues 6 fishermen from capsized boat near Indo-Pak Maritime border off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: The India Coast Guard today brought here the six fishermen rescued from a capsized boat near Indo-Pak maritime border in the Arabian sea. A defence spokesperson today said that Indian Coast Guard Ship Samudra Pavak rescued 06 crew of Fishing Boat Kalyeshwari from high seas, while maintaining patrol along the Indo-Pak maritime border. A distress call from Fishing Boat Kalyeshwari relayed by another Fishing Boat Naukeshwari alerted the mariners at sea on y...Read More

Bi-annual coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach concludes along Gujarat coast

October 06, 2017
Bi-annual coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach concludes along Gujarat coast

Porbandar: The bi-annual Maritime coastal security exercise introduced post 26/11 Mumbai terror attack was concluded yesterday for the State of Gujarat and Union Territory of Daman & Diu coastline. The maritime security exercise was conducted to substantiate preparedness and synergy between coastal security stakeholders. The exercise along the 1600 km Gujarat coast line was coordinated by the Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (NW), Gandhinagar. A statement by the coast guard today said t...Read More

1500 kg heroin recovery case: all 8 crew members handed over to NCB for further interrogation

July 31, 2017
1500 kg heroin recovery case: all 8 crew members handed over to NCB for further interrogation

Porbandar: All the 8 crew members of the foreign ship nabbed off Gujarat coast with around 1500 kg heroin in the largest ever drug haul were today handed over to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for further interrogation, NCB Zonal Director Hari Om Gandhi, said that all the 8 crew members including its captain Suprit Tiwary were of Indian origin and there was no foreign national among them. The coast guard has handed them over to the NCB for further interrogation and investigation...Read More

Indian Coast Guard saves 6 crews of foreign boat moving adrift for over a month, brought to Porbandar

July 11, 2017
Indian Coast Guard saves 6 crews of foreign boat moving adrift for over a month, brought to Porbandar

Ahmedabad: The Indian Coast Guard has saved 6 crew members of a foreign boat from the high sea off Gujarat coast which after becoming adrift owing to technical snag a day after leaving Yemen over a month ago had been pushed towards Indian west coast by rough waves during monsoon. The six crew onboard (03 Yemenees, 01 Somalian and 02 Tanzanian) were in a dehydrated condition and were unable to clearly communicate. Communication set of the boat was non operational and the battery of the 02 ha...Read More