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Chinese fishing ships detained by Russia


July 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Two Chinese fishing ships have been detained off Russia's far-eastern region, Chinese officials in Russia have said.According to the Chinese consulate in the port city of ... Read more...

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China no threat to India, says Pallam Raju


May 19th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Saturday said India did not face a threat from China and that no country could take India ... Read more...

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India-Japan coast guards’ deep sea mock drill ends


January 30th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian and Japanese coast guards Monday concluded a deep sea mock drill to counter a range of maritime threats in the Asia-Pacific region.The 11th ... Read more...

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US forces rescue six more Iranian sailors


January 11th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) US forces have rescued six more Iranian sailors in distress after freeing 13 Iranians from pirates earlier this week, the Pentagon said Tuesday.The rescue took place ... Read more...

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Indian Navy captures 28 Somali pirates near Lakshadweep islands


February 7th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lakshadweep, Feb 7 (ANI): In a major coordinated operation, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard personnel apprehended a pirate mother ship Prantlaya 11 along with 28 Somali pirates in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Japan says Chinese military aircraft more aggressive since September


December 31st, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Dec. 31 (ANI): Chinese military aircraft have become more aggressive in confrontations with Japanese aircraft operating over the East China Sea, since a collision between a Chinese trawler and Japanese Coast ... Read more...

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Oil spill from grounded ship in Lakshadweep prevented


August 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Timely action by the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard prevented several tonnes of oil from spilling from a grounded ship off the Lakshadweep Islands and posing a ... Read more...

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No more oil spill off Mumbai coast: Jairam Ramesh (Lead)


August 10th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The oil spill from the Panamanian ship that rammed into another vessel in Mumbai harbour has stopped, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh told the Lok Sabha Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Coast Guard vessel sinks after collision with ship (Second Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) A Coast Guard ship sank after a privately-owned merchant vessel rammed into it in the Mumbai Harbour Tuesday evening, an official said. No casualties were reported. The collision ... Read more...

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Coast Guard vessel sinks after collision with ship (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Coast Guard ship sank after a private merchant vessel rammed into it in the Mumbai Harbour Tuesday evening, officials said. No casualties were reported. The collision took ... Read more...

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Antony commissions new generation Coast Guard vessel


March 17th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony commissioned ICGS Vishwast, a new generation Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel (OPV), at an impressive ceremony here Wednesday. "Vishwast, meaning 'Trustworthy', is a projection of ... Read more...

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Indian Navy, Coast Guard avert pirate threat to merchant vessel


March 6th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 6 (IANS) Prompt action by the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard Saturday averted what could have been a pirate threat to a merchant vessel bound for Orissa's Paradip port. "The ... Read more...

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Colombian navy seizes 2.5 tonnes of cocaine


November 5th, 2009 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 4 (EFE) Colombia's navy Wednesday seized 2,219 kg cocaine off the Andean nation's Pacific coast, authorities said, adding that a US Coast Guard vessel aided in the seizure. The operation, which ... Read more...

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Andhra-based company to plug holes of sunken ship


September 27th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 (IANS) A company based in Andhra Pradesh has been awarded the contract to plug the holes in a ship that sank off Orissa's Paradip port Sep 9, a port ... Read more...

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5 Sri Lankan fishermen caught off Andhra coast jailed


March 18th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Five Sri Lankan fishermen caught by the Indian Coast Guard off the Andhra Pradesh coast were remanded to two weeks in judicial custody here Wednesday, the police said. According ... Read more...

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Fishermen are Coast Guard’s new eyes in the sea


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 2 (IANS) The Coast Guard has roped in fishermen to tip them off on suspected terrorists who might use the 1,600-km Gujarat coastline to infiltrate the country as the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Four sailors die aboard South Korean ship off Indian coast


February 14th, 2009 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), Feb 13 (IANS) Four foreign sailors on board a South Korean freighter off the Tamil Nadu coast died of food poisoning while two were admitted to a government hospital ... Read more...

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26 crew of detained Pakistani trawlers being questioned


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Coast Guard apprehended four Pakistani fishing boats off the Gujarat coast, the 26 crew members were Monday handed over to police for interrogation, ... Read more...

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Taiwan protests against Japan in Diaoyu Islands row


June 30th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, June 30 (DPA) Taiwan Monday protested against Japan in a fresh row over a group of Japanese congressmen boarding a Japanese coast guard plane to fly over the disputed Diaoyu Islands ... Read more...

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Japan apologises for sinking Taiwanese boat


June 20th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, June 20 (DPA) Japan Friday officially apologised to a Taiwanese captain for sinking his boat June 10 near the disputed Diaoyu Islands, in a bid to end a row with Taiwan ... Read more...

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Taiwanese boats enter Japanese waters to protest ship collision


June 16th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 16 (DPA) Ten Taiwanese ships entered Japanese territorial waters in the East China Sea Monday near Diaoyu Islands to protest Japan's handling of a ship collision last week. The Japanese ... Read more...

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