Coast Guard rescues 9 crew members of mechanised vessel stranded in high seas

The Indian Coast guard (ICG) has successfully rescued nine crew members, who were stranded in mid sea between Tuticorin and Maldives, after their Mechanised Sailing Vessel (MSV) developed a technical snag. Continue Reading

No terror attack via sea after 2008, says Rajnath in Chennai

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said the country has not witnessed any terror incident via sea route after the Mumbai 2008 attack due to augement of the security capabilities. Continue Reading

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