Eastern Naval Command

Visakhapatnam: Operational demonstration rehearsals held ahead of Navy Day

To commemorate Navy Day on December 4, every year the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) showcases the Indian Navy`s operational capabilities and activities, which it undertakes on the high seas with an operational demonstration at RK Beach. 

Dec 03, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, the outgoing FOC-in-C will assume charge as the Chief of the Naval Staff on promotion to the rank of Admiral on 31 May 19. 

May 30, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Navy's daring operation stops burning vessel from drifting towards International Maritime Border Line with Bangladesh

Merchant vessel SSL Kolkata had been abandoned by the 22 crew members on June 14 off the Sagar Island at the mouth of the Ganges Delta after the fire engulfed 70 percent of the ship.

Jun 16, 2018, 19:57 PM IST

Fuel tank falls off from MiG-29 during takeoff in Vizag, Navy orders probe

A fuel tank accidentally fell from Indian Navy's fighter jet MiG-29K while it was taking off from the naval air station INS Dega in this coastal city in Andhra Pradesh on Monday.

Aug 29, 2016, 18:12 PM IST

International fleet review begins today off Visakhpatnam coast, to showcase Indian Navy, foreign ships

The Eastern Naval Command is all geared up to host the International Fleet Review (IFR) in Bay of Bengal off Visakhpatnam coast which begins on Thursday, a mega event that will witness participation from nearly 50 countries.

Feb 04, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

Indian Navy man's mother fights 22-year-long battle for truth

It has been 22 years since Amar Paladhe, a clearance diver working for the Indian Navy, died during an exercise in the Bay of Bengal, but his gutsy mother Anuradha says she is far from getting a closure and continues to seek answers on what led to her son's demise.

Oct 04, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Navy personnel clean beaches to mark International Coastal Day

The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) and Coast Guard personnel today embarked on a drive to clean up beaches and waterfronts in the city to mark the 30th International Coastal Day.

Sep 19, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Coast Guard commissions 3rd IPV 'Rani Durgavati' at Vizag

Indian Coast Guard on Monday commissioned 'ICGS Rani Durgavati', the 3rd Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV) of its kind, at the Coast Guard district headquarters here.

Jul 06, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Indo-French joint naval exercise off Vizag on June 21-22

France on Thursday said it is looking forward to conducting more joint naval exercises with India as part of its move to deepen strategic and defence ties with New Delhi.

Jun 19, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to arrive on Tuesday

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will arrive on Tuesday, on a two-day visit to the country, during which he will visit the Eastern Naval Command besides holding talks with top leadership here on joint development of defence technology.

Jun 01, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

US Defence Secretary Carter to visit Visakhapatnam port

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will visit Visakhapatnam port during his maiden trip to India early next month, indicating the significance the Pentagon attaches to India's modernisation of its Navy.

May 28, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Sailor's wife complains against Indian Navy

Wife of a Naval sailor belonging to the Eastern Naval Command, who had raised allegations of financial irregularities against his senior officers, Saturday alleged her husband was being illegally kept in a hospital here and efforts were being made to establish that he was suffering from mental illness.

Oct 25, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

INS Sumitra commissioned by Navy chief

The Indian Navy on Thursday commissioned its Offshore Patrol Vessel INS Sumitra.

Sep 04, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam

Senior Chinese Navy officers on Thursday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

Jun 19, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters

Senior Chinese Navy officers Thursday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

Jun 19, 2014, 14:51 PM IST

Chinese Navy officers visit Eastern Naval Command headquarters

Senior Chinese Navy officers on Monday visited the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Vishakhapatnam and discussed ways of improving ties between the two forces.

May 19, 2014, 23:20 PM IST

Mishap at nuclear submarine site in Visakhapatnam; one worker killed

In yet another accident involving Indian Navy vessel, 1 worker was killed and 2 injured at site of under-construction nuclear submarine INS Arihant at Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.

Mar 08, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

Eastern Naval Command to probe fire on INS Konkan

The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) has constituted a board of inquiry on Thursday, into the fire accident on the INS Konkan.

Dec 06, 2013, 00:39 AM IST

Breathtaking operational display to mark Navy day on Dec 4

The Eastern Naval Command has lined up a number of spectacular events to mark the Navy Day celebrations here on December 4.

Nov 30, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

`Computer networks of Eastern command probably compromised`

Computer networks of the Eastern Naval Command were "probably compromised" after hacking attempts in 2011.

Aug 08, 2012, 14:30 PM IST