Coast Guard News

ICG ship Rajkamal rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen

In a Sea-Air Coordinated Operation, the Indian Coast Guard ship Rajkamal rescued six Sri Lankan fishermen who were stuck in a capsized boat, stranded and adrift at the sea in rough weather. Read More

Coast Guards of India and Indonesia sign pact

The Coast Guards of India and Indonesia on Monday signed a pact in an effort to enhance collaborative and cooperative ties to rein transnational maritime crimes, facilitate Search and Rescue among others. Read More

India is an emerging maritime power: Rajnath Singh

Stating that India is an emerging maritime power, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said its prosperity is also very dependent on the sea. Read More

Rajnath Singh commissions ICG’s ships digitally

In the wake of coronavirus pandemic and nationwide lockdown, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday commissioned a ship and two interceptor boats of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at Goa through video conference from here and said India is an emerging maritime power and its prosperity depends on the sea. Read More

ICG’s 46 ships and 10 choppers to participate

As part of Indian Armed Forces’ ‘India Thanks COVID-19 Warriors’ initiative, a total of 46 ships and around 10 helicopters of Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will take part in this initiative on Sunday to appreciate the efforts of the COVID-19 Warriors by illuminating the ships and shower petals by the helicopters, covering the entire coastline of the country. Read More

CGWWA donates Rs 1.5 lakh to PM Cares Fund

Indian Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association (CGWWA) on Monday contributed Rs 1.5 lakh to Prime Minister Cares Fund to further strengthen the government’s efforts in tackling the pandemic Covid-19. Read More

Indian Coast Guard fishes out 15 kg smuggled gold

In a joint anti-smuggling operations by Indian Coast Guard, Mandapam and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) apprehended one fishing vallam alongwith 02 personnel on Tuesday. Read More

Ship Varad commissioned into Indian Coast Guard

Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday commissioned the fifth in the series of seven Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) “Varad” into Indian Coast Guard (ICG). Read More

India and Oman discuss for capacity building

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Royal Oman Police Coast Guard on Monday held a high-level meeting, aiming to augment the operational level interaction and capacity building in areas of Search and Rescue, Pollution Response and Maritime Law Enforcement. Read More

Indian Coast Guard launches OJAS

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Director General K Natarajan has formally launched the Online Jet Fuel Accounting System 'OJAS' at Coast Guard Headquarters here. Read More


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