Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard commissions copter squadron in Gujarat

The commissioning of this squadron marks a tremendous leap towards self-reliance in the field of Search and Rescue (SAR) and maritime surveillance, the statement added.

published on : 29th June 2022

Mangaluru: Indian Coast Guard monitoring oil spill from cargo ship that sunk

Netravati river is in close proximity of the vessel which is grounded close to shore.

published on : 26th June 2022

Karnataka: Indian Coast Guard rescues 15 Syrian mariners from grounded ship

The rescued mariners were taken to New Mangaluru and will be handed over to the police and emigration department for further proceedings.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Firm Centre to go ahead with Agnipath     

In addition to the two ministries, the states of Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Assam have announced preference to Agniveers in state police recruitment.

published on : 19th June 2022

Training for navy jobs a boon: Fisher's wards

As per the announcement made by Chief Minister MK Stalin in the Assembly, free training was given to 120 eligible wards of fishermen from across 14 districts at three centres.

published on : 15th June 2022

Gujarat: 49 packets containing drugs recovered from creek area off coast by BSF, cops

The Coast Guard had apprehended Pakistani boat Al Noman with seven crew members in the intervening night of May 30-31, working jointly with the state ATS.

published on : 5th June 2022

Heroin worth Rs 1,500 crore seized from TN fishing boats off Lakshadweep coast

The boats, Prince and Little Jesus, registered in Tamil Nadu were seized on Wednesday and brought to the Coast Guard District Headquarters in Kochi for further investigation

published on : 20th May 2022

Coast Guard rescues stranded fishermen 

The Coast Guard sprung into action following a call for assistance from the district disaster management cell at around 6.45am.

published on : 16th May 2022

Gujarat: Drugs worth Rs 280 crore seized from Jakhau of Kutch, 9 Pakistani crew arrested

As many as nine Pakistanis, apparently fishermen, and 56 packets (approximately 56 kilograms) of 280 crores worth of heroin in their possession were found in the boat.

published on : 25th April 2022

Rescue operation for missing tour boat in Japan intensifies

 The coast guard said nine people were found in the area near the tip of the peninsula north of where the boat sent a distress call on Saturday. Of the 26, 17  are still missing.

published on : 24th April 2022

Coast Guard gets auxiliary barge to boost logistics support for ships

The Indian Coast Guard inducted Urja Pravaha, an auxiliary barge into its fleet on Friday.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Coast Guard commissions helicopter squadron in Odisha 

12 helicopters have been included in the squadron with four deployed in Bhubaneswar to cover WB-Odisha coasts.

published on : 11th April 2022

Alert sounded in coastal areas after Intel warns of migration via sea  

According to sources, the Central intelligence agencies warned that there are chances of Sri Lankan Tamil families reaching Indian shores in Nellore district.

published on : 11th April 2022

Six fishermen missing at sea after boat stalls off Visakhapatnam coast

A Search is underway for six fishermen who went missing in the sea after the boat’s engine stalled off Visakhapatnam coast.

published on : 5th April 2022

Karaikal Coast Guard gets interceptor boat from Andhra Pradesh to bolster patrol

The Interceptor Boat (IB), which is the 36th of its series, was commissioned at its base port of Krishnapatnam by then chief secretary of Andhra Pradesh Dinesh Kumar on January 5, 2018. 

published on : 2nd April 2022
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