Six years afer 26/11 - maritime security stronger

Improved co-ordination of some 15 national and state security agencies as well as continuous coastal surveillance have led to a much stronger maritime security, authorities said Wednesday, a day on which six years ago the Mumbai terror attack took place.

Sindhuratna fire could have started in sailors` deck: Navy

The fire on board the submarine INS Sindhuratna could have started from the sailors` deck above the battery pit of the vessel, Navy said on Tuesday.

`Defence Ministry had warned PMO about poor conditions of submarines`

A day after two Indian officers on INS Sindhuratna submarine lost their lives in an accident, a confidential report by Defence Ministry has reportedly revealed that it had already warned the Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) about the poor conditions of several submarines.

Sindhuratna fire: Cops register accidental death case

Police on Thursday registered a case of accidental death over the fire incident on board the submarine INS Sindhuratna in which two naval officers lost their lives.

Mishap hits Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna; 7 sailors injured, two missing

At least seven sailors were seriously injured on Wednesday in a mishap involving the Russian-origin Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuratna, 40 nautical miles off the coast of Mumbai.

Fire-ravaged ship meets watery grave off Mumbai

Fire-ravaged cargo container MV Mol Comfort finally sank in Arabian Sea early Thursday, around 430 nautical miles off Mumbai coast, an official said.

Fire on derelict cargo vessel off Mumbai coast

A fire broke out on the derelict cargo vessel `MV Mol Comfort` this morning about 310 nautical miles west of Mumbai while it was being towed by tugs, Coast Guard officials said.

Five held at mid-sea for smuggling contraband

Five crew members of a vessel, allegedly used to smuggle cigarettes, goats and other items from Dubai including a banned satellite phone, have been arrested, the police said here Friday.

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.

Oil spill off Mumbai coast, Qatar-based co be made party: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed a Qatar-based shipping enterprise to be made a party in the case of oil spill caused after a cargo vessel sank off coast of Mumbai in 2011.

Surveillance along Mumbai coast intensified following ‘suspicious’ movement

Surveillance along the Mumbai coast has been intensified after information that four persons were found moving in a suspicious manner in two boats since last night, police said on Friday.

Explosion on ship at Mumbai Port; seven injured

An explosion took place on a chemical tanker docked at the Mumbai Port Trust here on Saturday.

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue exercise

Displaying its maritime strength, the
Coast Guard conducted its bi-annual search and rescue exercise off Mumbai coast.

Fishermen oppose plan to reclaim sea off Mumbai coast

Fishermen have opposed the proposal mooted by a Netherland-based expert to reclaim parts of the Arabian Sea.

Mumbai: `Hijacked` cargo ship captured by Navy

The Navy captured a `hijacked` Iranian flagged cargo vessel, with nine persons on board, off the Mumbai coast following
intelligence inputs.

Mumbai: `Hijacked` cargo ship captured by Navy

The Navy captured a `hijacked` Iranian flagged cargo vessel, with nine persons on board, off the Mumbai coast following
intelligence inputs.

Weather prevents plugging of oil leak from MV Rak

MV Rak sank 20 nautical miles off the coast of Mumbai on August 4 after the rescue of 30 crewmen.

Mumbai: Eco disaster looms following oil spill

The city of Mumbai is facing an environmental disaster as reports suggest the sinking of cargo vessel MV Rak 25 nautical miles off the coast has led to an oil spill.

No security lapse in MV Pavit running aground: HM

The Panama-flag vessel started to drift towards Mumbai coast after its engines failed a month ago near the coast of
Oman.

Oil leak under control, spill will disperse in 48 hrs: ONGC

The oil leak that created a
mile-long slick some 80 km off the Mumbai Coast this morning
has been brought under control and the spill is likely to
disperse within 48 hours, state-owned Oil and Natural Gas
Corp (ONGC) said.