Coast Guard

ICGS Samar decommissioned

As the sun disappeared over the horizon on Saturday, Indian Coast Guard Ship Samar was decommissioned with full honours in a traditional armed force ceremony held at Coast Guard Jetty in Kochi. Read More

Rakesh Pal appointed 25th director general of Indian Coast Guard

Rakesh Pal has been appointed the 25th director general of the Indian Coast Guard. He is an alumnus of the Indian Naval Academy and joined Indian Coast Guard in January 1989. Read More

Indian Coast Guard brings 10 fishermen to Visakhapatnam

Indian Coast Guard has brought 10 Indian fishermen who were rescued from Maldivian waters to Visakhapatnam on Saturday. Read More

Coast Guard concludes joint exercise ‘Kavach’ at Andamans

Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) conducted a large-scale Joint Military Exercise ‘Exercise Kavach’ involving the assets of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The exercise, which began on February 23, concluded on April 07. Read More

Indian Coast Guard conducts 2-day SAREX exercise

The Indian Coast Guard Region (East) conducted Regional Search and Rescue exercise, SAREX at Kakinada from March 28 – 29. Read More

Coast Guard successfully conducts course for maritime forces of 6 nations

The Indian Coast Guard has successfully conducted a one-week operations and search and rescue course for maritime security agencies of six friendly nations at Mumbai’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre. Twenty-two trainees comprising 10 officers and 12 sailors participated in the specialized training. Read More

Ganga Sagar Mela: Coast Guard rescues 511 pilgrims stranded at sea off Kakdwip

In a swift operation, the Indian Coast Guard on Monday rescued 511 personnel stranded at sea in two different ferries, off Kakdwip in West Bengal. Read More

Coast Guard seizes Pak boat with arms, drugs with Gujarat ATS help

The Indian Coast Guard launched an operation based on the intelligence passed by the Gujarat anti-terrorism squad intercepted and seized a Pakistani fishing boat carrying arms, ammunition, and narcotics in Indian waters. Read More

Indian Navy, Coast Guard commence coastal defence drill Sea Vigil 2022

The third edition of the ‘Pan-India’ Coastal Defence Exercise ‘Sea Vigil-22’ will be conducted on November 15-16. This National Level Coastal Defence Exercise was conceptualised in 2018 to validate various measures that have been instituted towards enhancing maritime security since ‘26/11’. Read More

Indian Coast Guard rescues 20 Bangladeshi fishermen stranded in sea

In a swift coordinated Search and Rescue (SAR) operation, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has rescued 20 Bangladeshi fishermen from sea on Tuesday. Read More


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