Coast Guard seizes 1,200 kg banned sea cucumber off Mandapam, 2 held

In yet another successful joint operation with the Forest Department, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) seized 1,200 kg of banned sea cucumber from Mandapam, Tamilnadu and apprehended two people. Continue Reading

NCB, Coast Guard arrest six Lankans for smuggling drugs

In a joint effort, officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) arrested six Sri Lankan nationals in Indian waters for transporting 100 kg of Hashish and 150 kg Methamphetanine in a Lankan Boat. Continue Reading

Eight dead in boat with Rohingya refugees: Centre

The Indian coast guard has found a boat adrift in the Andaman Sea carrying Rohingya refugees, including eight people who had died, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Continue Reading

Indian Coast Guard seizes nine kg gold off TN coast

A joint anti-smuggling operation by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and officials from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) resulted in seizure of approximately nine kilograms of gold in Gulf of Mannar, off Tamilnadu coast. Continue Reading

Oil tanker blaze doused: Coast Guard

The blaze in the IOC-chartered oil tanker, carrying 2.7 lakh MT of crude oil to its refinery at Paradip port in Odisha, appears to have been doused, despite inclement weather, rain and strong winds, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) said. Continue Reading

Oil tanker fire : 22 crew members rescued

As the joint fire fighting efforts by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ships and Sri Lankan Navy to douse the fire in an oil tanker off Sri Lanka coast continued for the second day, 22 of the 23 crew members of the oil vessel were safely rescued on Friday. Continue Reading

Oil tanker fire reduced, vessel towed to safe waters, no oil slick reported : ICG

With the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) augmenting the ongoing firefighting efforts of IOC-chartered oil tanker ‘MT New Diamond’ by deploying a ship and another dornier, the illl-fated vessel was towed to safe waters from the Sri Lankan coast. Continue Reading