Articles tagged under: Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard undertakes medical evacuation in Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast

October 30, 2022
Indian Coast Guard undertakes medical evacuation in Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship C-411 undertook medical evacuation of fisherman who suffered paralytic attack in Arabian Sea on 29 October 2022. The mission was coordinated by ICG Maritime Rescue Sub Centre, (MRSC), Porbandar. The patient was safely brought to Okha and shifted to Government hospital. On Saturday, 29 October 2022, at about 4:00 PM, Indian Coast Guard MRSC at Porbandar received distress VHF (radio) call about medical emergency onboard Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Jal Jyot...Read More

Indian Coast Guard rescues five fishermen during midnight operation off Okha coast

August 03, 2022
Indian Coast Guard rescues five fishermen during midnight operation off Okha coast

Okha: In a rescue operation conducted at midnight of 02/03 August 2022, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship C-413 rescued five fishermen from a flooding fishing boat off Okha. All crew have been brought safely to Okha. At about 00:45 AM on 03 August 2022, Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters, Okha received information regarding uncontrolled flooding onboard Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) ‘Raj Ayushi’. The position of the boat was ascertained and observed to be 10 Nautical Miles off Okha. ICG re...Read More

Indian Navy Jawan looses life as he slips from sea-side rock at Visavada

July 19, 2022
Indian Navy Jawan looses life as he slips from sea-side rock at Visavada

Porbandar: Jayprakash Bishnoi, a jawan serving in the Indian Navy, drowned in the sea after his leg suddenly slipped when he was standing on a rock at the seashore of Visavada in Porbandar. The people who were present at the site informed the police about the incident. The police reached the spot after learning about the incident. The coastguard and Indian navy undertook a search and rescue with the help of an aeroplane and helicopter. The dead body of the jawan was found following the search an...Read More

ICG ship with survivors of sinking ship reach Porbandar coast

July 07, 2022
ICG ship with survivors of sinking ship reach Porbandar coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship with survivors which were rescued yesterday from sinking Merchant Vessel, 185 km from Porbandar coast has entered Porbandar harbour today. All 22 crew including 01 Pakistani & 01 Sri Lankan are safe. The crew, though exhausted, expressed their gratitude to ICG for a miraculous rescue operation. On 06 Jul 22, when Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters, Porbandar received a distress alert from merchant vessel Global King-1, it launched rescue missi...Read More

Coast Guard rescue 22 from a distressed merchant vessel off Porbandar coast

July 06, 2022
Coast Guard rescue 22 from a distressed merchant vessel off Porbandar coast

Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guard has rescued all 22 crew members from a distressed merchant vessel MT Global King I. ICG vessels and ALH Dhruv were launched from Porbandar in Gujarat to carry out the rescue operations 93 nautical miles into the sea. As per the officials, the Maritime search and rescue centre of the Coast Guard received a flooding distress alert from MT Global king, about 185 km away from Porbandar, where 22 crew abandoned the ship and were in sea waters. The ship was co...Read More

Coast Guard commissions advanced light helicopter MK III Squadron at Porbandar

June 28, 2022
Coast Guard commissions advanced light helicopter MK III Squadron at Porbandar

Porbandar: In a major boost to further strengthening the Coast Guard Region North West, an Indian Coast Guard Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) MK III squadron was commissioned by Director General VS Pathania, PTM, TM, the Director General Indian Coast Guard at ICG Air Enclave, Porbandar on 28 June 2022. The occasion was graced by various military and civil dignitaries based at Porbandar and Gujarat area. The commissioning of this squadron earmarks a tremendous leap towards self-reliance i...Read More

Pakistani boat with 7 crew suspected of carrying contraband apprehended off Gujarat coast

June 02, 2022
Pakistani boat with 7 crew suspected of carrying contraband apprehended off Gujarat coast

Gandhinagar: Indian Coast Guard ship Arinjay on Wednesday, 1st June, on the basis of intelligence input by the Anti Terrorist Squad of Gujarat Police apprehended a Pakistani boat Al Noman with 07 crew in Indian waters at Arabian Sea. The boat was suspected of carrying contraband and being brought to Okha at Gujarat coast for further rummaging and investigation. More details are awaited. DeshGujarat Read More

Coast Guard undertakes medical evacuation of a critical fisherman off Dwarka coast

April 02, 2022
Coast Guard undertakes medical evacuation of a critical fisherman off Dwarka coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Interceptor Boat C 413 responded urgently when a distress call of medical evacuation was received from Indian Fishing Boat Pawan Raj where in a 38 year old crew had fallen unconscious following a paralytic/cardiac attack. ICG ship with medical team, took over the patient after reaching the position, provided first aid and medical assistance to the patient during passage and transferred him to Dwarka Govt Medical College for further medical help. He is reporte...Read More

Two ships including an oil/chemical tanker collide off Gujarat coast; No marine pollution reported

November 27, 2021
Two ships including an oil/chemical tanker collide off Gujarat coast; No marine pollution reported

Okha: An incident of accident between two ships has been reported off Gujarat coast at around 12 nautical miles distance from port town Okha. All crew members are safe and there's no oil spill or marine pollution so far according to a note released by Indian Coast Guard. Monitoring is on as one of two ships is 183 meter long oil/chemical tanker. According to Coast Guard, at around 9.30 pm on November 26, an incident of mid sea collision between a bulk carrier MV Aviator and oil/chemical tanke...Read More

Indian Coast Guard rescues fishermen from burning boat off Gujarat coast

November 07, 2021
Indian Coast Guard rescues fishermen from burning boat off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Arush, whilst on patrol close to notional IMBL rescued 07 fishermen from burning boat ‘Kalash Raj’ on 07 November 2021 in coordination with other fishing boats in area. The boat reportedly caught fire due to fuel leakage from engine exhaust. ICGS Arush under the command of Commandant (JG) Ashwini Kumar, arrived with maximum speed at the scene of fire and quickly engaged in firefighting operations, however, due to rapid spread of fire, the boat could ...Read More