Articles tagged under: Coast Guard

Indigenously built interceptor boat of Indian Coast Guard commissioned at Hazira

December 15, 2020
Indigenously built interceptor boat of Indian Coast Guard commissioned at Hazira

Surat:Indian Coast Guard Interceptor Boat got commissioned today at Hazira(Surat) today. This Interceptor boat is built indigenously by M/s L&T Jetty, Hazira and is capable of high speed of 45 knots having capability to operate in shallow waters. Vessel is fitted with latest state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment designed for high speed interception, close coast patrol, low intensity maritime operations, Search and Rescue and maritime surveillance. Interceptor Boat will op...Read More

Indian Coast Guard recovers narcos near Jakhau harbour

October 21, 2020
Indian Coast Guard recovers narcos near Jakhau harbour

Bhuj: On 20 Oct 20, Interceptor Craft IC-125 of Indian Coast Guard Station Jakhau while carrying out surveillance sortie in designated area off Kadiyari Bet (near Jakhau Harbour) located and recovered five (05) packets of approximately 01 Kg each containing Narcotics substance. The preliminary sample testing of contents of packets indicated substance as “Charas” amounting to approximately Rs. 07 lakhs as per prevailing market value. This is in continuation of numerous such operations...Read More

ICG commences synergised joint patrol and training with State Marine Police

August 15, 2020
ICG commences synergised joint patrol and training with State Marine Police

Pobandar: Indian Coast Guard has commenced Joint Coastal Patrol (JCP) by embarking Marine Police personnel onboard ICG ships to develop synergy and provide sea training to Marine Police personnel for enhanced coastal security. JCP is being instituted to enable implementation of Coastal Security Scheme (CSS) through capacity building of Marine Police in the overall Coastal Security Construct. JCP would also enable in addressing issues of communication, inter-operability, attaining s...Read More

Coast Guard rescues two boats with 15 fishermen onboard off Gujarat coast

August 10, 2020
Coast Guard rescues two boats with 15 fishermen onboard off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued 15 fishermen on two fishing boats stuck in heavy sea state and strong winds off Gujarat coast. Commandant M Aggarwal of Gandhinagar based headquarters of Coast Guard region (NW) today said, a Coast Guard Ship Samudra Pavak during routine patrol received a VHF call at about 1215 hrs from IFB Harshad with 08 crew (reg. No. IND-GJ-10-MM 737) regarding engine breakdown 36 NM south west off Jakhau. In heavy sea state and strong winds, ship proceeded to ...Read More

Coast Guard recovers 28 more packets of Charas near Jakhau coast

July 21, 2020
Coast Guard recovers 28 more packets of Charas near Jakhau coast

Bhuj: Indian Coast Guard patrol team recovered 28 packets( 1Kg each) of Charas amounting to Rs. 42 Lakhs near Jakhau coast on Monday. The packets are handed over to Marine Police for legal formalities. With this catch of 28 packets, total tally of Charas found in coordination with other agencies has crossed more than 1300 packets. DeshGujarat Read More

Indian Coast Guard recovers 24 packets of Charas from Kadiyari beyt near Jakhau in Gujarat

July 04, 2020
Indian Coast Guard recovers 24 packets of Charas from Kadiyari beyt near Jakhau in Gujarat

Bhuj: Landing party of Indian Coast Guard has recovered 24 packets of charas on Friday, July 3, during coastal patrol at Kadiyari Beyt near Jakhau port which has a market value of approx 36 lakhs. Since 20 May 2020, ICG in coordination with other government enforcement agencies has recovered more than 1200 packets of charas. Jakhau is border area fishing port located a few miles away from Pakistan. DeshGujaratRead More

Coast Guard recovers 8 packets of Charas worth Rs. 1.32 crore from islands close to Jakhau

June 24, 2020
Coast Guard recovers 8 packets of Charas worth Rs. 1.32 crore from islands close to Jakhau

Okha: Indian Coast Guard during patrol and search operations on Islands close to Jakhau (Gujarat) on 17, 21 and 22 Jun 2020 recovered 04, 34 and 50 packets on grounds of suspicion. During test by drug detection kit, the packets were confirmed containing Charas. Notwithstanding adverse weather conditions, team led by a daring Woman Officer as Captain of Hovercraft and landing party by rubber boats were directed for search operations of islands close to Jakhau. The team brought a great success...Read More

Coast Guard nabs boat off Gujarat coast with 9 crew for mid-sea theft in scrapped foreign ship

February 19, 2020
Coast Guard nabs boat off Gujarat coast with 9 crew for mid-sea theft in scrapped foreign ship

Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guard today apprehended a fishing boat with 9 crews for allegedly being involved in a mid-sea theft in a dead foreign ship being towed to Alang ship-breaking yard in Gujarat. Defence PRO today said that in a swift sea operation at 0730 hours today while responding to call for help, Indian Coast Guard ship C-419 apprehended an Indian fishing boat Kirmani with 09 crews including 02 of the crew hiding on a dead vessel namely MT Morbius (AL Marzouqah) under tow by ...Read More

Coast Guard rescues 13 Indian crew from Gujarat bound ship

January 23, 2020
Coast Guard rescues 13 Indian crew from Gujarat bound ship

Mumbai: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) coordinated rescue of 13 Indian crew today at 1130 hrs from a distressed Merchant tanker MT Reem which was on passage from Basrah to Hazira in India, about 210 NM from Okha, Gujarat. Tanker had reported flooding in the engine room and was sinking rapidly. Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC) Mumbai on receipt of the distress at 0805 hrs, established contact with both the ship and MRCC Karachi as the position was 90 nautical miles inside Pakistan search and...Read More

Indian coast guard conducts maritime search and rescue exercise Re-SAREX- 2020 on Gujarat coast

January 23, 2020
Indian coast guard conducts maritime search and rescue exercise Re-SAREX- 2020 on Gujarat coast

Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guard conducted Regional Level Search and Rescue exercise (RE-SAREX-2020) on and off the sea along Gujarat coast for two day ending today to check preparedness and response of stake holders during search and rescue at sea in a coordinated manner. Regional Public Relation Officer, Headquarter Coast Guard Region (NW), Gandhinagar, Commandant H K Ahuja today said that the event started with workshop and table top exercise yesterday followed by simulated exerci...Read More