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  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Coast Guard commissioned the lead ship of a new class of offshore patrol vessels, ICGS Vikram, in a ceremony at L&T’s Defence shipyard at Kattupalli, near Chennai, on April 11. Vikram is the first of seven vessels in the class designed and built by Larsen and Toubro under a contract from March 2015. The keel […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy decommissioned its third Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranjit in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam on 06 May 2019. The decommissioning ceremony was attended by officers and sailors of the commissioning crew as well as other who have been part of Ranjit’s voyage over the last 36 years. The keel of the ship […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The visiting US delegation comprising Deputy Assistant Secretary of State James Moore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Vikram Singh and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jane Zimmerman accompanied by US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Michelle J. Sison and US Defence Attaché, Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Schuler called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Mr.James Moore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Mr. Vikram Singh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia and Ms.Jane Zimmerman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy accompanied by US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Mechele J.Sison visited the Northern Naval Command […]

  • 1 June 2015

    The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, is on an operational deployment to South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean. Warships of the Eastern Fleet participated in the bilateral naval exercise SIMBEX with the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) from 20 – […]

  • 2 June 2015

    Cochin Shipyard Limited delivered the thirteenth of the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessel “ICGS Anmol” to the Indian Coast Guard 20 days ahead of schedule. The vessel, equipped with a long range gun and ultra-modern vessel control, navigation & communication tools, will be operated from the Coast Guard Station at Haldia. These FPV are capable of continuous 7-day […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      INS Koswari, the ninth indigenously built Fast Attack Craft (FAC) of the Indian Navy was commissioned by Lieutenant General Bikram Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command of the Indian Army at the Naval Base, Visakhapatnam on 12 Jul 11, at a colourful ceremony. Vice Admiral Anup Singh, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command and […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian shipbuilding and maintenance company, Cochin Shipyard, launched the 20th Fast Patrol Vessel for the Indian Coast Guard. Named ICGS Ayush, it is the last in the series of 20 patrol vessels. The ship was launched by the mayor of Kochi during a ceremony attended by Indian Coast Guard and company officials. Earlier in 2016, Cochin […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    ICGS Rajveer, seventh in a series of eight Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) designed and built by M/s GRSE, Kolkota was commissioned on 10 Aug 13, at Visakhapatnam by Shri RK Mathur, Indian Defence Secretary, in the presence of Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal, AVSM, Director General of the Indian Coast Guard, Inspector General of SP […]

  • 19 June 2018

    Royal Navy mine hunter HMS Shoreham departed HM Naval Base Clyde on June 18 for a deployment to the Persian Gulf. The Sandown-class minehunter’s 40 crew started a 6,000 mile journey to the Gulf region from the Argyll and Bute base to take over from sister-ship HMS Bangor who has spent the past three-years in the Middle […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defence shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited has delivered ICGS Shoor, the second improved 105-meter patrol ship, to the Indian Coast Guard. Launched on March 21, 2015, the vessel was delivered ahead of schedule during a March 23 ceremony held at GSL. According to GSL, the new class of six OPV ships will be the second biggest ships […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Coast Guard has commissioned the seventeenth in the series of twenty Aadesh-class Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited. The ship was commissioned as ‘Arush’ during a ceremony held at Kochi on May 26. The 50 meter FPV displaces 421 tonnes and can achieve a maximum speed of 33 knots with an endurance […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Sri Lanka Coast Guard assisted in the repatriation of ten (10) Sri Lankan fishermen, who were released from the Indian custody. The fishermen and two (02) fishing boats named “Proboth – 2” and “Mayomi” were handed over to CG officials by the Indian Coast Guard Ship, ICGS Ranijindan, at the Indo-Sri Lanka International Maritime Boundary […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 9 Sri Lankan and 25 Indian fishermen and 4 Fishing trawlers on 05th July 2013. The Sri Lankan fishermen along with their two fishing boats named “Lakshani” and “Ruwan Putha” were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajshree” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    “ICGS Vaibhav”, the 90 meters class of  Offshore  Patrol Vessel,  indigenously designed in house and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd was handed over to the Indian Coast Guard on 31st March 2013 . DIG Vivek Vajpayee TM Principal Director (Material),  Shri R Choudhary Director (Ops) GSL, Shri Sanjiv Sharma Director (Fin) GSL , DIG R […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Scientists aboard the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen were forced to cancel the first leg of the 2017 expedition due to hazardous southward motion of Arctic sea ice, caused by climate change. The adverse conditions postponed the Hudson Bay System Study (BaySys) which involves 40 scientists from five universities across Canada. The current ice conditions would have prevented the […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) revealed Feb. 5 the latest findings from a study on Arctic sea ice, with one expert noting that summer sea ice levels could potentially fall to zero before the end of this century. Speaking at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO, scientists presented initial […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessel PLH22 Yashima docked at South Harbor, Manila on May 3 for the 5th Joint Maritime Law Enforcement (MARLEN) Exercise together with the Philippine Coast Guard. The joint exercise on combating piracy and armed robbery at sea will take place off San Antonio, Cavite City, on May 06. PLH22 Yashima will participate in […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 10 Sri Lankan fishermen along with 02 fishing boats on 05th July 2012. The boats named “DanshkaPutha” and “Piyumali” and the fishermen were taken over from the Indian Costal Guard Ship (ICGS) Rajshree at the International Maritime Boundary Line off KKS by Sri Lanka Naval Vessel P […]

  • 11 September 2018

    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is bracing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut which is expected to reach the country by the middle of this week. The coast guard has alerted its districts and stations in Northern and Central Luzon to brace for the possible effects of the tropical storm, forecasted to develop into a super typhoon […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘ICGS-Rajkamal’, the fourth in the series of eight Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs) designed and built by M/s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers, Kolkata, was commissioned at Chennai by the Minister of State for Defence Shri Jitendra Singh on January 8. The 50 meter indigenous IPV displaces 300 tonnes and can achieve […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) are hosting two midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, July 14 to Aug. 10.   The midshipmen are aboard the Mercy to further their professional development as future leaders of the fleet by introducing them […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) participated in a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) drill, July 16, during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   The MEDEVAC drill’s purpose was for Mercy’s crew to practice coordinating between all of the medical components aboard the hospital ship while receiving a steady […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indian Coast Guard demonstrated its preparedness and readiness to intervene effectively in containing an oil spill disaster at the fourth edition of the National Pollution Response Exercise titled CLEAN SEA-4, conducted at sea off Kochi on 14th Dec 2012. The exercise was witnessed by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, Director General Indian Coast Guard, Inspector […]

  • 8 April 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy commissioned its second Landing Ship Tank (LST) ‘Sancaktar’ in a ceremony on April 7, the Turkish undersecretary for defense industries announced. The commissioning of TCG Sancaktar comes almost exactly a year after the lead ship in the class, the TCG Bayraktar, was commissioned on April 14, 2017. Sancaktar was launched in July […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Cochin Shipyard recently launched the fourteenth of the 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 514) being built for Indian Coast Guard. The vessel was named ICGS Apoorva in a ceremony at Cochin Shipyard. The shipyard delivered the eleventh fast patrol vessel ICGS Anagh and laid the keel of the fifteenth FPV, BY 515, on the same day. ICGS Anagh will be […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Training & Education

    With the U.S. National Weather Service reporting frigid arctic air settling over New England Thursday night with lows in the single digits, U.S. Coast Guard cutters are poised to work hard to keep vital shipping lanes open during the ice-breaking season. The season officially started on December 12th and runs through March. During the Coast […]

  • 16 February 2012

      On 10 February 2012, divers of the Royal Netherlands Navy recovered the body of a missing Dutchman from a German lake. The military personnel had assisted German police in the search for the man at the request of the mayor of Horst aan de Maas. The 43-year-old Dutchman from Grubbenvorst went missing on 3 […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Government of Canada has awarded a $1.7 million contract to Heddle Marine Service Incorporated for important refit and maintenance work for the CCGS Martha L. Black. The CCGS Martha L. Black is a high-endurance multi-tasked vessel that joined the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) fleet in 1986. Repairing and maintaining existing vessels will ensure CCG continues […]