Philippines, Japan coast guards hold anti-piracy drills

Philippine and Japanese coast guard teams staged an anti-piracy drill on Wednesday, featuring the storming of a cargo vessel after a mock hijack, in a show of maritime cooperation between the two nations amid rising tension in Asian waters.

India, Sri Lanka to speedily free fishermen

The Indian and Sri Lankan Coast Guards have agreed to work for the speedy release of fishermen arrested for violating the maritime boundary, the government said Friday.

Coast Guards of India, Lanka stress on streamlining procedures for fishermen release

India and Sri Lanka today stressed on streamlining procedures for the relase and repatriation of fishermen apprehended by the maritime forces of the two countries while fishing in each other`s waters.

Threat to Mumbai`s coastal security, say fishermen

A random security check on fishing vessels by Coast Guards has found that several fishing vessels were operating under a single name and licence, a fishermen`s organisation has said raising concerns over Mumbai`s coastal security.

Vessel with satellite phone, smuggled goods seized; 5 detained

A vessel allegedly smuggling cigarettes and some other items from Dubai and carrying a banned satellite phone was intercepted off the city coast.

Indo-Pak coast guards to talk on jailed fishermen

Indian Coast Guard and Pakistani Maritime Security Agency will meet here next month to evolve strategies that would ensure their early release.

Coast Guards of India, Japan conclude exercise

Coast Guards of India and Japan concluded an exercise near Chennai simulating to counter maritime threats in Asia-Pacific region.

India- Japan Coast Guards conduct joint exercise

Coast Guard and its Japanese counterpart conducted a
joint exercise `Sahyog Kaijin XI` off Chennai port.

2132 caught for illegal fishing in Indian seas

A total of 375 foreign fishing boats and 2,132 men were apprehended by coast guards for illegal fishing in the Indian seas from 2008 to 2011.

Navy rescues Coast Guards taken hostage by SL fishermen

Two sailors of Indian Coast
Guard were taken hostage by three Sri Lankan fishermen on
Wednesday night in the Bay of Bengal, prompting an operation
by Indian Navy which rescued them today after more than 36