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

Raising Day celebrated by Coast Guard

As part of 43rd Raising Day Celebrations of Indian Coast Guard, a Day at Sea with families was conducted off Chennai wherein Coast Guard Ships, Samudra Paheredar, Sagar, Shuarya, Sarang Abheek, Rani Abbakka, Rani Avantibai, Rani Gaidinliu, Anagh, C-438, C-436 sailed off Chennai on 18, 19 & 20 January with dignitaries from State, Civil and Defence organisation in addition to the families of Coast Guard personnel/civilians from Chennai based units. Continue Reading