Indian Coast Guard Current Affairs - 2020

Vijaya: Indian Coast Guard commissions indigenously built patrol vessel 

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned indigenously built patrol vessel ICGS Vijaya in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is second in the series of 98 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) commissioned by ICG. ICGS Vijaya It has been designed and built indigenously by Larsen & Toubro (L&T). It is 98-metre long ship. It can carry one Read More…

Rani Rashmoni: Indian Coast Guard Ship commissioned in Visakhapatnam

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned fast patrol vessel (FPV) ICGS Rani Rashmoni, in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It is fifth and last ship to be commissioned in the series of fast patrol vessel (FPV) project of ICG. The ship will be based at Visakhapatnam under the administrative and operational control of Commander, No.6 Coast Guard Read More…

ICGS C 439: Interceptor ship commissioned by Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) recently commissioned interceptor ship ICGS C 439 at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Its induction will help to further enhance operational capabilities to undertake multifarious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and medical evacuations along western coast. ICGS C 439 ICGS C 439 is designed by L&T Marine & Ship Design Division, Read More…

 Coast Guards of India and Pakistan hold talks in New Delhi

India and Pakistan held meeting of their coast guard officials (Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency) held in New Delhi. They addressed issues pertaining to boundary violations by fishermen from both sides and enhancing cooperation in area of maritime search and rescue and combating pollution at sea. Background Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Read More…

Sahyog-Hyeoblyeog 2018: India, South Korea joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise

India, South Korea joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise ‘Sahyog-Hyeoblyeog 2018’ was conducted in Bay of Bengal off the Chennai coast in Tamil Nadu. The exercise was conducted between Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Korean Coast Guard (KCG) as part of proposed establishment of MoU between them to improve maritime security in Indian Ocean Region Read More…