UK oil rig evacuated over ship carrying radioactive waste

A ship carrying radioactive concrete that had to shut down its engine in the North Sea after its funnel caught fire was stable on Wednesday and being towed to the northeastern coast of Scotland, the British coastguard said.

Libya finds 15 migrants' bodies near ripped inflatable boat

Libyan coastguards on Sunday found 15 bodies of sub-Saharan African migrants floating in the sea near a ripped inflatable boat, east of the capital.

Bangladesh coastguard rescues 300 migrants stranded at sea

The Bangladesh coastguard today rescued a stricken boat in the Bay of Bengal packed with 300 nationals who were trying to flee to Malaysia, an official said.

Chinese ships enter disputed waters: Japan coastguard

Three Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters in the East China Sea today as Beijing maintained its defiant stance after US President Barack Obama backed Tokyo in the row.

690 migrants arrive in Italy, 400 on their way

Two ships carrying 690 migrants landed in Italy today and around 400 more were expected on a navy ship within hours, Italian media reported.

Philippines presses UN case over China sea row

The Philippines was set to push forward on Sunday its case in the United Nations challenging Beijing`s claim to most of the South China Sea, a day after a dramatic stand-off with the Asian giant`s coastguard.

India`s coastguard joins search for missing Malaysia plane

India`s coastguard joined the aerial search Wednesday for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 239 people off the remote Andaman and Nicobar islands, a senior officer told AFP.

UN urges Greece to investigate migrant drownings

The UN refugee agency has urged Greece to investigate the deaths of at least two migrants including a child in the Aegean Sea after allegations that the coastguard shares blame in the tragedy.

China coastguard in disputed waters: Japan

Four Chinese coastguard ships entered territorial waters near Tokyo-controlled islands at the centre of a bitter sovereignty row.

Chinese ships in Senkaku waters for first time

Chinese coastguard ships entered the territorial waters of Japanese-controlled islands at the centre of a bitter row, Japan`s coastguard said today, the first such incursion by the organisation.

Coastguard raged at liner captain, tape shows

Captain Francesco Schettino is in jail, accused of multiple manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.

All missing trawlers traced

The Coastguard on Saturday traced all the 33 trawlers with 550 fishermen on board.

Japan quake moved sea bed 24 metres: Coastguard

Undersea movement is more than four times bigger than any observed on land.

Will take steps to secure release of fishermen: CG

The coastguard will take
steps to secure the release of 106 fishermen, allegedly
abducted by Sri Lankan fishermen and reportedly handed over to
Lankan authorities, a top official said Wednesday.

Tunisia coastguard accused of sinking migrant vessel

Eight Tunisian migrants who attempted to cross by sea to Italy accused Tunisia`s coast guard of having rammed their boat, killing five people and leaving 30 missing.

Kerala: New Coastguard commander takes over

Deputy Inspector General TKS Chandran
has taken over as Commander Coast Guard of Kerala.

Five missing after Japan coastguard helicopter crash

A Japanese coastguard helicopter
crashed into the sea on Wednesday after apparently hitting offshore
power lines, leaving its five crew missing, a coastguard
official said.

Seychelles coastguard vessel destroys two pirate boats

The Seychelles coastguard repelled
an attack by Somali pirates on Tuesday, destroying two of their
boats during a dramatic high-seas operation that started with
the brazen rescue of 27 fishermen.

Coastguard searching for suspicious boat

Coastguard officials are conducting
extensive search for a suspicious black boat which, according
to police, was spotted off Chavakkad last night.