Articles tagged under: Porbandar

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

Two ailing Gujarat fishermen return to Gujarat from Pakistani jail

July 01, 2018
Two ailing Gujarat fishermen return to Gujarat from Pakistani jail

Porbandar: Two ailing fishermen, released from Pakistan jail arrived in Gujarat. Pakistan Marine Security Agency had caught them from mid-sea for violation of maritime border last year. Dana Arjan Chauhan is 39-year old. He is suffering from cancer. He was arrested on 2nd May last year for violation of international maritime boundary. Rama Mensi Gohil is 45-year old. He is from Kanjotar village of Gujarat. He is suffering from paralysis. With repeated representations and request...Read More

Coast Guard Choppers rescue 7 crew of distressed tug boat near Gujarat coast

June 13, 2018

Porbandar: 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

Fishermen start submitting bills to get refund of VAT on diesel

June 05, 2018
Fishermen start submitting bills to get refund of VAT on diesel

Porbandar: Gujarat government had recently taken a decision to accept the demand made by fishermen and announced Rs 12 relief per litre in Vallue Added Tax(VAT) levied on fuel. In addition to this, Indial Oil Corporation will give Rs 2.28 relief per litre. This makes effective discount per litre stock of disel at Rs 14.28. The government has decided to implement its decision with effect from 1st April 2017. In order to get VAT refund for the period, boat owners have started submitting thei...Read More

Coast Guard Ship Shoor capable of carrying choppers arrives Gujarat for re-basing

May 17, 2018
Coast Guard Ship Shoor capable of carrying choppers arrives Gujarat for re-basing

Porbandar: 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

Another UAV crashes in Porbandar

April 14, 2018
Another UAV crashes in Porbandar

Porbandar: Another Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) of Indian Navy has crashed in Porbandar. The latest one has crashed near Khakhrala Ness close to Ranavav town of Porbandar district. Indian Navy has UAV squadron based in Porbandar. This is second Heron drone, Indian Navy has lost in less than a month and third crash in four months(Army lost one in December). Heron UAV had lost datalink communication before it crashed. Defence spokesperson said: Heron UAV of Indian Navy on a routine sortie lost ...Read More

CMs of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Gujarat attend Madhavpur fair

March 27, 2018
CMs of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Gujarat attend Madhavpur fair

Porbandar: Traditional fair has been started on the occasion of wedding of Shri Krishna and Rukshmani in Madhavpur (Ghed). Madhavpur fair has been given a high-tech touch this year. Which was visited today by Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani and other dignitaries. This fair is held in two parts. Regional craftsmen’s crafts exhibition has been organized in one part. Artistry items identifying the art of Saurashtra have been demonstrated. In the second part of the fair, various wor...Read More

Indian Navy UAV crashes in Porbandar

March 22, 2018
Indian Navy UAV crashes in Porbandar

Porbandar: An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed minutes after taking off from air enclave of Porbandar Naval base today morning. The drone crashed in the open space of an ice-factory located next to Udyognagar police station in Porbandar soon after it took off at around 9.30 am. Police called fire fighters as the drone had caught fire after crash. Indian Navy shifted debris to know the reason of the incident and initiated an inquiry. DeshGujaratRead More

Coast Guard commissions IB C- 437, multifarious ship can attain speed up to 45 knots

March 17, 2018
Coast Guard commissions IB C- 437, multifarious ship can attain speed up to 45 knots

Porbandar: 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

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

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