Articles tagged under: Coast Guard

Australian Border Force Counsellors visits Indian Coast Guard HQ in Gujarat

March 09, 2023
Australian Border Force Counsellors visits Indian Coast Guard HQ in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Ms. Jo Prior, Counsellor Australian Border Force (ABF) called on Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Regional Commander, Inspector General AK Harbola, TM at Gandhinagar on Tuesday, 07 March 2023. Issues of common nature and interests were discussed during the meeting. The relationship between the Indian Coast Guard and Maritime Agencies of Australia especially the Australian Border Force (ABF) has been progressively developing since last decade. From Ship visits to participation in Exerci...Read More

Indian Coast Guard Concludes Maiden Contract for 10 Multicopter (VTOL) Drones

December 30, 2022
Indian Coast Guard Concludes Maiden Contract for 10 Multicopter (VTOL) Drones

New Delhi: In a major boost to Marine Surveillance and Interdiction capabilities, the Indian Coast Guard has concluded maiden contract for 10 multicopter (VTOL) drones in consonance with Government of India’s policy of embracing Drone Technology. These drones are capable of being launched from both Ships whilst underway, as well as Shore Stations and will play a significant role in the reach if ICG unit during Surveillance & Security operations. In addition,  these drones are going to ...Read More

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