Indian Coast Guard

Tamil Nadu: Fishing boat feared sunk for 4 days located by Indian Coast Guard, 11 crew safe

After a four-day search and rescue operation a fishing boat with 11-crew members feared sunk has been located and will return to home port by May 3.

Apr 28, 2021, 21:30 PM IST

Indian Coast guard rescues eight fishermen off Karaikal, Puducherry

The fishing boat was stranded approximately 15 nautical miles from the coast due to machinery breakdown and was drifting away owing to the weather conditions.

Apr 23, 2021, 06:49 AM IST

Indian Coast Guard seizes heroin worth Rs 300cr from Pakistani boat off Gujarat

The operation was carried out based on inputs received on Tuesday about suspected narcotics trafficking by a Pakistani boat off the Indo-Pak International Maritime Boundary Line.

Apr 15, 2021, 17:21 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard’s big haul: Rs 3000 cr worth drugs, 5 AK-47rifles, 1000 rounds seized

Boarding and search of the three vessels by Indian Coast Guard led to the seizure of 300 kg high-grade heroin, 5 AK-47 rifles with 1000 live rounds. 

Mar 25, 2021, 23:36 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard ship 'Vajra' commissioned, to strengthen coastal security

Indian Coast Guard ship 'Vajra', the sixth offshore patrol vessel to enhance coastal security, was commissioned into service in Chennai on Wednesday.

Mar 24, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Indian Coast Guard commissions 105-ton indigenous Interceptor Boat C-453 for eastern fleet

This vessel was the penultimate one in the series of 18 vessels, being built by M/s Larsen & Toubro Ltd.  ICGS C-453, the 27.80 meters long Interceptor Boat has a Max Speed of 45 knots (85 kmph) and is capable of undertaking multifarious tasks including Surveillance, Interdiction, close coast patrol, Search and Rescue, rendering assistance to boats in distress.

Feb 19, 2021, 17:56 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets Indian Coast Guard personnel on foundation day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted its personnel and their families on the foundation day of the Indian Coast Guard, applauding their exemplary service. True to its motto "Vayam Rakshamah" meaning `We protect`, the service has to its credit saving over 10,000 lives and apprehending around 14,000 miscreants since its inception in 1977. 

Feb 01, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021: Know eligibility, last date and other details

The Indian Coast Guard has released a notification for the recruitment of Navik (General Duty), Navik (Domestic Branch) and Yantrik.

Jan 06, 2021, 19:33 PM IST

Cyclone Burevi: Indian coast guard rescues fishermen stranded on island; know their story

Three fishermen were stranded on an island for over two days amid harsh weather conditions owing to Cyclone Burevi in the southern tip of the Indian peninsula.

Dec 03, 2020, 18:06 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard seizes Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin, arrests six crew members

The Indian Coast Guard issued a statement in which it said it has arrested six crew members in this connection and also seized five pistols from the accused.

Nov 25, 2020, 16:07 PM IST

Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy, Coast Guard teams ready for relief and rescue operations in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

According to the Coast Guard officials, 15 disaster relief teams are ready to provide assistance to state and district administration.

Nov 24, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard averts mishap off Nicobar, tows drifting oil tanker

The Indian Coast Guard is towing drifting tanker MT Anasthasia-1 away from the Katchall island, near the bio-sensitive ecology of pristine Nicobar islands.

Nov 23, 2020, 14:32 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard deploys Dornier aircraft, ships to warn fishermen after low pressure develops in Bay of Bengal

The Met Office has predicted heavy rains over the next couple of days. 

Oct 22, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard launches Offshore Patrol vessel ‘Vigraha’, to be stationed at Vishakapatnam

Vigraha, also known as (Yard-45007) is likely to be inducted into Indian Coast Guard in March 2021.

Oct 06, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard escorts immobile oil tanker MT New Diamond out of Sri Lankan waters

The ICG had mobilized seven ships and two aircraft for this operation and had provided necessary support to the Sri Lankan authorities. 

Oct 05, 2020, 19:32 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard rescues 9 fishermen, boat drifting in Sri Lankan waters

The information regarding stranded fishing boat and the distressed crew was received by Maritime Rescue Sub Centre (MRSC).

Sep 10, 2020, 23:17 PM IST

Oil slick near MT New Diamond is from explosion, not cargo hold, say sources

The MT New Diamond is being held about 30 miles from the Sri Lankan Coast by a tug boat and joint firefighting and pollution response operations are being carried out by the assets of the Indian Coast Guard, the Indian Navy and their Sri Lankan counterparts. 

Sep 09, 2020, 17:28 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard rescues 24 distressed fishermen off Kerala Coast; search on for 31 others

The missing fishing boats are from Ponnani, Kayamkulam, Alappuzha, Munambam and Azhikode harbours of Kerala. 


Sep 07, 2020, 22:40 PM IST

MT New Diamond Fire off Sri Lanka coast: No oil spill reported, cargo hold safe

The Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft are performing morning and evening sorties from Mattala International Airport, Sri Lanka, for aerial assessment. 

Sep 06, 2020, 22:06 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard helps Lankan Navy douse fire onboard oil tanker, 22 crew members rescued

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) continues its effort to help douse fire on an oil tanker `MT New Diamond` off the east coast of Sri Lanka. 

Sep 04, 2020, 15:01 PM IST