The yacht on its passage from UAE to Maldives, arrived off Mandwa, Mumbai for shelter on 28 June 22, to undertake necessary repairs for continuing its further passage to Maldives.
A proposal to procure 14 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard with 60% Indian content, too, has been cleared.
The campaign against narcotics and contraband being pushed into the mainland using the sea routes run by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is paying dividends.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has opened an important infrastructure asset — the Ship Support Complex (SSC) — in Kerala.
The arrested are Shameer and Mani Bhaskar of Vengola and Sajir of Thoppumpady.
The police have already registered a case and launched an investigation into the matter by constituting a special squad.
All 22 crew (20 Indians and one each from Pakistan and Sri Lanka) are safe and are being brought to Porbandar.
The vessel was on its way from Khor Fakkan in UAE to Karwar in India carrying 6,000 tonne of bitumen," a Coast Guard official said.
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.
Netravati river is in close proximity of the vessel which is grounded close to shore.
The rescued mariners were taken to New Mangaluru and will be handed over to the police and emigration department for further proceedings.
In addition to the two ministries, the states of Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Assam have announced preference to Agniveers in state police recruitment.
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.
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.
The Indian Coast Guard inducted Urja Pravaha, an auxiliary barge into its fleet on Friday.
A Search is underway for six fishermen who went missing in the sea after the boat’s engine stalled off Visakhapatnam coast.
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.
The induction marks a boost to coastal security management by Coast Guard along the coast of Kerala, Karnataka and around Lakshadweep.
The fishermen were provided technical support and after repairing its engine, the boat was escorted to the nearest Andhra coast.
The conclave intends to provide a platform to showcase six decades of helicopter operations in the country, highlighting Chetak helicopter operations in particular.