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Indian Coast Guard conducts special community interaction programme

14 March 2021 5:54 AM GMT

To commemorate the 75 years of Independence, a special community interaction programme was conducted by Coast Guard District Headquarters Number 1, Porbandar. The programme was organised concurrently at 07 different places namely Subhash Nagar, Miyani, Navi-Bandar, Mangrol, Veraval, Navabandar and Jafarabad. The interaction was coordinated through the head of Fishing Communities, local Police and local […]

Search and rescue of fishing boat Harsiddhi by Indian Coast Guard

12 March 2021 12:11 PM GMT

On 11 March 2021 at about 1830 hrs, Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Rajratan while on area patrol received a message from Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Dev that an IFB Harsiddhi with seven crew had caught fire at around 37 NM seaward form Navadra. ICGS Rajratan was directed to reach reported position and provide all […]

Indian Coast Guard celebrates 45th Raising day

1 Feb 2021 5:26 PM GMT

Indian Coast Guard celebrated 45th Raising Day on 01 Feb 2021. From a modest beginning with just 07 surface platforms in 1978, ICG has grown into a formidable force with 156 ships and 62 aircraft in its inventory and is likely to achieve targeted force levels of 200 surface platforms and 80 aircraft by 2025.   […]

Indian Coast Guard recovers narcotics substance off Jakhau in Gujarat

26 Dec 2020 7:22 AM GMT

Indian Coast Guard recovered 03 packets of Charas weighing approximately 03 kg worth Rs.4 lakh off Jakhau on 25 Dec 20. Regular vigilance by interceptor craft has led to this recovery. The Indian Coast Guard in coordination with other stakeholders has been the prime agency involved in recovery of narcotics substances in the recent past […]

Indian Coast Guard rescues 07 crew of IFB Dariya Khedu off Okha

18 Dec 2020 4:46 AM GMT

Indian Coast Guard Ship C-413 rescued 07 crew of IFB Shree Dariya Khedu around 21 Nautical Miles off Okha on 17 Dec 20. Upon receipt of distress information, Coast Guard District Headquarters, Okha launched C-413 to proceed at Datum with maximum speed and render assistance. C-413 arrived Datum and found boat in partially submerged condition […]

Indian Coast Guard continuing fire fighting operation MT New Diamond

6 Sep 2020 9:51 AM GMT

Deployed 06 ICG ships and 02 aircraft for fire fighting and handle pollution response in event of an oil slick Indian Coast Guard is continuing fire fighting operation east of Sri Lanka on Motor Tanker New Diamond which is a Greek owned vessel and under charter by Indian Oil Cooperation. The operation started on 03 […]

Indian Coast Guard apprehends nine crews of fishing boat for theft case

20 Feb 2020 3:54 AM GMT

Apprehends from MT Morbius on tow to Alang In a swift sea operation on 19 Feb 20 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 […]

Indian Coast Guard rescues fishing boat Subhamurti

20 Jan 2020 8:53 AM GMT

In a swift operation, Indian Coast Guard rescued a fishing boat Subhamurti which was under severe flooding onboard on 17 Jan 2020.  A Distress call was received at Coast Guard Remote Operating Station Porbandar at about 0730 hrs from fishing boat Subhamurti carrying five fishermen regarding flooding onboard which was about 45 nautical miles off […]

Indian Coast Guard and Gujarat ATS apprehended Pakistani boat Jamjam

6 Jan 2020 9:02 AM GMT

Caught 5 Pak nationals and 35 kg Heroin onboard In the past two years, antinational elements involved in narcotics smuggling are trying to infiltrate contraband drug, Heroin, through Gujarat coast. Gujarat Police and Indian Coast Guard are committed to stop any such attempts and have conducted various operations to nip the menace in the bud. […]

Indian Coast Guard ship detains one Myanmarese boat for violations of NDPS act

22 Dec 2019 11:27 AM GMT

Apprehended six personnel with banned contraband In sift sea air coordinated operation Indian Coast Guard Ship Aruna Asaf Ali apprehended Six Myanmarese personnel with banned contraband approximately 125 nautical miles East of little Andaman. At about 1200 hrs on 20 Dec 19, CG Dornier sighted an non-Indian vessel operating east of little Andaman. The Vessel […]

Indian Coast Guard conducts training of 171 fishermen at ICG Ship

16 Nov 2019 4:59 AM GMT

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in an innovative manner trained 171 Indian fishermen at sea close to International Maritime Border Line (IMBL) between India and Pakistan.  A large number of Indian fishing boats were gathered by shepherding at a common place where a boarding team of ICGS ship embarked to undertake community interaction program on a […]

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