Indian Coast Guard: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India, Japan undertake Disaster Control Exercise

Published: January 26, 2019

The coast guards of India and Japan undertook disaster control, search and rescue exercises off the coast of Yokohama in Japan. India had hosted the Japanese ships for the exercise last year and this time Japan is hosting the exercise. ICGS Shaunak is the main Indian ship taking part in the drills. ICGS Shaunak is an Offshore Patrol Vessel of Indian ..

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Indian Navy conducts massive coastal defence exercise ‘Sea Vigil-2019’ to check 26/11-style attacks

Published: January 23, 2019

The Indian Navy, in coordination with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and other stakeholders, conducted the massive coastal defence exercise codenamed ‘SEA VIGIL-2019’off the Indian coast on January 22-23, 2019. The exercise, a first of its kind, covered the entire 7516.6 km coastline and Exclusive Economic Zone of India and involves all the 13 coastal ..

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Coast Guard deploys hovercrafts for enhanced security in Sir Creek

Published: December 26, 2018

Indian Coast Guards has deployed two new hovercrafts to enhance its surveillance capabilities and to protect against any filtration bids from the Pakistan Side. The two hovercrafts would operate from the Jakhau facility in Gujrat. The two new hovercrafts together with three interceptor vessels will be responsible for the round the clock surveillance in the contentious ..

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Clean Sea-2018: Indian Coast Guard conducts Exercise at sea off Port Blair

Published: December 7, 2018

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has conducted Regional Level Marine Oil Pollution Response Exercise titled ‘Clean Sea– 2018’ at sea off Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar (A&B) Islands. The objective of exercise was to ascertain preparedness of IGC, resource agencies and other stakeholders in responding to major oil spill in line with provisions of National Oil ..

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Indian Coast Guard conducts ‘Ex Clean Sea-2018’ at sea off Port Blair

Published: December 7, 2018

The Indian Coast Guard has conducted the Regional Level Marine Oil Pollution Response Exercise titled ‘Clean Sea – 2018’ at sea off Port Blair on December 6. Coast Guard ships Viswasth, Vijith, Rajveer, Rajshri, 4 interceptor boats and its air assets Dornier and Chetak helicopters participated in the exercise.The preparedness of all agencies during the ..

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