A navy helicopter was pressed into service in Sunkasale near Ankola after 15 tourists were stranded in a partially submerged hotel.
Commandant Sreekumar G assumed command of the Indian Coast Guard Station Vizhinjam from Commandant V K Varghese in a ceremony held at the station.
A team of officials from the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has reached the vessel -- which has a total of 14 crew members -- to rectify the power outage issue.
Informing about the response Indian Coast Guard said, 'pollution response team at Chennai has been alerted and kept on standby.'
When the distress message was received from barge merchant vessel called "Mangalam", two Chetak helicopters and one ship were launched from Daman by ICG.
Inspector General Anand Prakash Badola took over charge of Coast Guard region (East) in Chennai on Friday.
The fishing boat had taken shelter in Porbandar on May 14 due to Cyclone Tauktae.
No oil spill has been reported, said the Indian Coast Guard
The container vessel is holding about 325 metric tons of fuel in its tanks, which is likely to pose an oil spill threat
The Indian Navy said eight flood relief teams and four diving teams are positioned at Odisha and West Bengal to augment the existing resources.
The barge 'Papaa-305' had 261 persons on board when it got caught in the storm.
According to the India Meteorological Department, Tauktae has intensified into a 'very severe cyclonic storm' and is very likely to reach the Gujarat coast in the evening hours of Monday.
Cyclone Tauktae: Indian Coast Guard says all but 19 fishing boats have returned to ports in Maharashtra, Gujarat
The IMD said squally wind with speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is likely over the northeast Arabian Sea and along and off south Gujarat and Daman and Diu coasts from Sunday morning.
Four days after a fishing boat, Mercedes, went missing, the Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday located it about 1,100 km (590 miles) from Goa, after a massive search operation.
An ICG Dornier located and corroborated the presence of the fishing boat, the crew members are safe, said the Coast Guard.