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Tag: Indian Coast Guard

ICGS ‘Vijaya’ Joins Coast Guard Fleet At Paradip

Paradip: The Indian Coast Guard’s capabilities and its presence off Odisha coast was augmented with the arrival of ‘Vijaya’, an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), at the Paradip port on Thursday. The ship was received by Coast Guard DIG Rakesh Makwana. As per reports, ‘Vijaya’ will help in strengthening maritime security along Odisha coastline. Besides, the […]

Stranded Odisha fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard

Paradip: Fourteen fishermen stranded in the turbulent sea off Paradip shore were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard yesterday. According to sources, 14 fishermen in two boats had gone into the deep sea on September 20, 2018. But the onset of cyclone DAYE rendered it impossible for the fishermen to return. Thereafter their two boats […]

22 crew members rescued after ship catches fire in Bay of Bengal

Kolkata: The Indian Coast Guard on Thursday rescued all 22 crew members of a merchant container vessel after a devastating fire broke out in the ship in the Bay of Bengal, a senior coast guard official said here. The container ship, MV SSL Kolkata, that was on its way to the city with 464 containers […]

ICGS ‘Sujay’ joins Coast Guard fleet at Paradip

Paradip: The stationing of ICGS Sujay in the Coast Guard fleet at Paradip port will augment the Indian Coast Guard’s (ICG) presence and capabilities off Odisha coast, said Coast Guard DIG Rakesh Makwana today while introducing the latest Offshore Patrol Vessel at the port today. ICGS Sujay will help the coast guards to undertake exclusive […]

Tactical choppers soon to beef up coastal security in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Advanced tactical choppers will shortly be deployed to strengthen coastal security in Odisha. As per proposals, the Indian Coast Guard will add Dhruv MK- III and Air Bus twin engine tactical choppers in its fleet to beef up coastal security. The announcement was made by Indian Coast Guard DG Rajendra Singh after inauguration of […]

Coast Guard rescues seven fishermen off Paradip coast

Paradip: After 4 days of floating in deep sea, seven fishermen along with a trawler were rescued by Coast Guard from deep sea off Paradip coast. The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sucheta Kriplani rescued all the stranded fishermen and their fishing boat Nirman-5 after spotting them at around 53 nautical miles deep in the […]

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Coast Guard launches operation for Olive Ridley turtles

Kendrapara: The Indian Coast Guard has launched ‘Operation Oliva’ along the sea waters of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary here as part of its mission to ensure safe mid-sea breeding of Olive Ridley turtles and to intercept intruding fishing vessels. In a joint effort with the state forest department, the turtle conservation programme is in full swing […]

Coast Guard aircraft with three aboard missing

Chennai: An Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft with three crew members aboard has gone missing, a senior official said today. He added that search operations are on. The aircraft took off from Chennai airport yesterday evening but did not return after surveillance sorties. The last contact with the aircraft was made at 11 p.m. on […]

Coast Guard seeks monitoring system for fishing vessels

The Indian Coast Guard Saturday called for further strengthening of India's coastal defence, and for developing a monitoring system to keep a tab on the over 2.5 lakh fishing vessels that operate near the coastline

Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea

Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of around 126 km, an Indian Coast Guard ship recovered the three-tonne weighing module, which had safely descended in the Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Indian Coast Guard launches coastal security awareness drive

Paradip: The Indian Coast Guard today launched a coastal security awareness and medical campaign to commemorate its raising day. Odisha Governor S C Jamir flagged off a motor cycle rally marking the launch of the campaigns. A team of 32 personnel from Indian Coast Guard, Marine Police and fishing community travelling on 16 motorcycles will […]