Articles tagged under: Coast Guard

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

Indian Coast Guard saves 7 lives in a daring rescue operation at Diu sea

September 14, 2021
Indian Coast Guard saves 7 lives in a daring rescue operation at Diu sea

Jamnagar: Indian Coast Guard in a daring and challenging operation, rescued 07 fishermen from a grounded boat that was about to sink off Vanak Bara, Diu on the night of 13 September 21. On receiving the distress call from Diu Administration at 2000 Hrs, Indian Coast Guard immediately responded and deployed indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter from Porbandar to conduct a lifesaving operation in pitch dark night and prevailing inclement weather at Vanak Bara off Diu at a distance of 175 Km ...Read More

Coast Guard rebase its ship ‘Abheek’ to Gujarat

August 12, 2021
Coast Guard rebase its ship  ‘Abheek’ to Gujarat

Okha: Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Abheek which was based at Chennai has now been rebased at Okha. The ship, commissioned in Coast Guard service in December 2013, has arrived at Okha on 10 August 2021. The ship under the command of Commandant (JG) Santa Kumar was formally welcomed by Dr K Ramesh, Indian Forest Service, Chief Conservator of Forest, Junagarh as Chief Guest. The Commander No. 15 Coast Guard District Okha, DIG K R Deepak Kumar was also present during reception ceremony. The 54 me...Read More

Indian Coast Guard finds survival boat off Gujarat coast

August 06, 2021
Indian Coast Guard finds survival boat off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard in a statement today said: An unmanned life boat of vessel MV Suvari H, which sank in deep seas on 29 July 21, was sighted off Okha by Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Samrat on 05 August 21 whilst at routine patrol. After confirming that there are no survivors onboard, the boat was towed away by ICGS Samrat, as it could have been impediment to safe passage of merchant vessel transiting through the deep water channel in proximity. Despite the challenging wea...Read More

Coast Guard rescues 12 crew of distressed cargo ship off Gujarat coast

July 22, 2021
Coast Guard rescues 12 crew of distressed cargo ship off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard rescued all the 12 crew of Motor Vessel (MV) Kanchan stranded off Umargam, Gujarat on July 21, 2021. Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) Mumbai had received information from DG Communication center, Mumbai in the afternoon of July 21, 2021 that MV Kanchan is stranded due to contamination in fuel thereby rendering the engine non-operational and no electrical power onboard, amid inclement weather. Later in evening, the master of the vessel intimated that MV...Read More

Harbola assumes command of Coast Guard Region (NW) at Gandhinagar

June 18, 2021
Harbola assumes command of Coast Guard Region (NW) at Gandhinagar

New Delhi: Inspector General Anil Kumar Harbola assumed the command of Coast Guard Region (NW) at Gandhinagar today. The flag officer joined the service in Jan 1989. A silver medalist in Physics from Kumaun University, Nainital, he also holds Master’s degree in Management Studies from Osmania University and that in Security and Strategic Studies from Madras University. Having completed his ab initio military training from Indian Naval Academy, he later specialised in ‘Naval Communication’...Read More

ATS-Coast Guard apprehend 8 Pakistanis on boat with heroin off Gujarat coast

April 15, 2021
ATS-Coast Guard apprehend 8 Pakistanis on boat with heroin off Gujarat coast

Gandhinagar: Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Gujarat Police and Indian Coast Guard have in a joint operation apprehended 8 Pakistani nationals with a Pakistani boat within Indian territory off Jakhau coast of Gujarat with 30 kg heroin which is valued at Rs. 150 crore internationally. The tip off regarding ferry of drug consignment was received by Deputy Superintendent of Police of ATS Bhavesh Rojiya and Special Operation Group (SOG) Devbhoomi Dwarka. As the area was under Coast Guard jurisdiction,...Read More

Search and rescue of fishing boat Harsiddhi by Indian Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

March 12, 2021

Porbandar: On 11 March 2021 at about 1830 hrs, Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Rajratan while on area patrol received a message from Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Dev that an IFB Harsiddhi with seven crew had caught fire at around 37 NM seaward form Navadra. ICGS Rajratan was directed to reach reported position and provide all the assistance. ICGS Rajratan arrived at position with maximum speed and commenced fire fighting. All the seven crew were rescued by IFB Gatral fishing nearby. The cre...Read More

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