Indian Coast Guard ship Current Affairs - 2020

Vigraha- An Offshore Patrol Vessel of Indian Coast Guard launched

The Indian Coast Guard have  launched a 98-metre offshore patrol vessel ‘Vigraha’ at a private shipyard in Kattupalli, Chennai on October 7, 2020. The vessel is the one among the series of seven vessels that were designed and built for the Coast Guard. These vessels have been built and designed by Larsen and Toubro Shipbuilding Read More…

Indian Coast Guard Vessel ICGS “Karnaklata Barua” commissioned in Kolkata

The Indian Coast guard Vessel Karnaklata Barua was commissioned at Kolkata on September 30, 2020 through video conferencing. Key Facts The ICGS Kanaklata Barua is one among the five Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) It has been built by Kolkata based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE). The vessel was delivered in June, 2020. This is Read More…

VAJRA: The Offshore Patrol Vessel-6 launched at Chennai

On February 27, 2020, the 6th Coast Guard OPV-6 (Offshore Patrol Vessel-6) called the “VAJRA” was launched in Chennai. Highlights The OPV will assist Indian Navy in guarding 7,500 km long coast line and 20 lakh square kilo metre of Exclusive Economic Zone. It will also help to safeguard one lakh merchant ships transiting in Read More…

Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vigraha decommissioned

The Indian Coast Guard ship (ICGS) Vigraha was decommissioned at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The decommissioning ceremony was attended by eight former Commanding Officers who had been at the helm of the ship, along with former and the present crew. About ICGS Vigraha Service: It is a frontline offshore patrol vessel (OPV). It was commissioned into Read More…