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

Coast Guard rescues 14 fishermen at sea off Nagai coast

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has rescued 14 fishermen off Nagapattinam coast after their fishing vessel started drifting due to a machinery breakdown and propeller damage and rought weather caused by active Southwest monsoon. Continue Reading

Coast Guard ship ‘Sujay’ re-based at Chennai from Paradip

The Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sujay’ was re-based under the Operational and Administrative Control of the Commander, Coast Guard Region (East), Monday. The ship was based at Paradip, Odisha earlier. Continue Reading

Coast Guard rescues 13 crew members of dredger

The Indian Coast Guard on Monday rescued 13 crew of a dredger trapped in high waves in the sea just off the coast here, using a lifeboat of New Mangalore Port Trust and launched a search for seven missing personnel. Continue Reading