New Delhi [india], July 26 (ANI): Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has deployed its resources to aid the civil authorities in relief and rescue operations in flood-hit areas of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka and have despatched Disaster Relief Teams (DRT) with inflatable Gemini boat and life-saving gear to the affected areas, the Ministry of Defence said on Sunday.
Indian Coast Guard rescued all the 12 crew of Motor Vessel (MV) Kanchan stranded off Umargam, Gujarat on July 21, 2021. Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) Mumbai had received information from DG Communication center, Mumbai in the afternoon of July 21, 2021 that MV Kanchan is stranded due to contamination in fuel thereby rendering the engine non-operational and no electrical power onboard, amid inclement weather.
New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard on Friday deployed its ship and aircraft to provide assistance to container ship MSC Messina which is on fire in the Indian Ocean halfway between Sri Lanka and Malacca Strait.
New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Indian Coast Guard is on alert as an oil spill from the Haldia-bound Portuguese flag container ship was reported on June 16 about 450 km southeast of Chennai, the Ministry of Defence reported on Friday.
Bengaluru (Karnataka)/Delhi [India], June 12 (ANI): Three Advanced Light Helicopters (ALHs) manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited were inducted into the stables of the Indian Coast Guard by Dr Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary on Saturday.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of World Environment Day, the Indian Coast Guard Karnataka on Saturday conducted a tree-plantation drive to raise awareness and sensitize personnel on relevant issues.