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India, Sri Lanka, Maldives hold maritime exercise


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Maldives have embarked on a five-day maritime exercise off the Maldivian coast to strengthen the capabilities of their coast guards to ... Read more...

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Show of might at president’s naval fleet review Dec 20


December 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a show of grandeur and might, India will hold a naval fleet review for the supreme commander of its armed forces, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Coast Guard, navy should protect fishermen, says court


October 14th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) The Madras High Court's Madurai bench Friday directed the central government to provide two-tier security for Indian fishermen by the Indian Coast Guard and navy.In ... Read more...

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Divers to attempt plug oil leak from sunken ship


August 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) While oil continued to spill and spread from sunken cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier off Mumbai, the maritime authorities Wednesday decided to requisition a specialised ... Read more...

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Sunken ship spewing less oil, say maritime authorities


August 9th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Oil spill from the sunken cargo ship, M.V. Rak Carrier has reduced though oil patches have been noticed on Mumbai beaches and further down on Alibag ... Read more...

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Coast Guard rescues six fishermen from rough sea (With Images)


May 20th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) In a dramatic rescue operation, the Indian Coast Guard saved six fishermen, who included two children, from the rough sea after their boat sank off the ... Read more...

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China rejects Japan’s demand for damaged vessels’ reimbursement


February 12th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 12 (ANI): China's Foreign Ministry has rejected Japan's demand to sponsor the repair of two of its Coast Guard vessels involved in a collision in waters off the Diaoyu Islands ... Read more...

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U.S. Coast Guard says six missing off the coast of New Jersey


October 11th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday said it is searching for six people who went missing after going on a fishing trip off the coast ... Read more...

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Japan calls for talks over detained Chinese fisherman


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 22 (DPA) Japan hoped to hold talks with Beijing to defuse an escalating row over a Chinese fisherman detained near disputed islands, an official said Wednesday. China has repeatedly called for ... Read more...

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Goa shipyard to work out deal with Coast Guard: Official


August 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) The Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) is in dialogue with the Coast Guard to make the shipyard a one-stop-shop for all repair and maintenance work of the maritime force's ... Read more...

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Efforts on to check oil spill off Mumbai (Lead)


August 8th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The authorities Sunday launched efforts on a war footing to combat the oil spill from a Panaman ship which crashed into another vessel in Mumbai harbour, an official ... Read more...

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BP oil spill: Emergency alarms were disabled to avoid waking up people at night


July 24th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): The testimony of an electronics technician Michael Williams who worked for Transocean, the Geneva-based company that owned the rig, that emergency alarms on board the Deepwater Horizon were ... Read more...

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Toll in Philippine typhoon reaches 65


July 17th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 17 (DPA) The death toll from a deadly typhoon that pummelled the Philippines earlier in the week rose to 65 with dozens still missing, the government said Saturday. The National Disaster ... Read more...

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Ship In Boston Harbor Runs Aground And Is Subsequently Emptied


July 4th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A tour ship that happened to be headed on a whale watch had 174 individuals on the team. It was emptied, however, on Saturday ... Read more...

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India to host South Africa, Seychelles presidents (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Highlighting its multi-faceted ties with Africa in areas ranging from business to security and UN reforms, India will host two African leaders this week, starting with ... Read more...

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Seychelles president coming to India, piracy tops agenda


June 1st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India and Seychelles are set to expand their security and anti-piracy cooperation when the leaders of the two countries hold talks here Wednesday. Seychelles President James ... Read more...

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New jetty at Paradip port becomes operational


November 26th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) A 243-metre jetty constructed in Orissa's Paradip port was put into operation Thursday, with Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan formally inaugurating it, officials said. The RO-RO Jetty (Roll On, Roll ... Read more...

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Search still on to locate missing fishermen in Goa


November 12th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, Nov 12(ANI): The Coast Guard on Thursday continued its search operations to locate eight trawlers and 39 fishermen who had gone missing after the Arabian Sea turned rough under the influence ... Read more...

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Submarine carrying 10 tons of cocaine seized


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Oct 23 (EFE) US anti-drug agents and Guatemalan army troops captured in Pacific waters four people aboard a small submarine carrying roughly 10 tons of cocaine, officials here said. Guatemala's Interior ... Read more...

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Mongolian ship causing no ecological damage


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) A Mongolian ship that sank near the Paradip Port off the Orissa coast is causing no environmental damage, port authorities said Tuesday. The Paradip Port Trust said the vessel ... Read more...

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CNN statement on D.C. exercise reporting mishap


September 12th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- CNN on Friday released the following statement after it aired "breaking news" reports stating that the U.S. Coast Guard had opened fire on a boat in Washington, ... Read more...

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Six missing after Norwegian cargo ship sinks off Sweden


July 31st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 31 (Xinhua) Six crewmembers of a Norwegian cargo ship were missing Friday after the vessel sank off the coast of Sweden, officials said. The cargo ship Langeland was on its way ... Read more...

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Saudi ship caught in storm, feared sunk off Gujarat coast


June 25th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Okha (Gujarat), June 25 (IANS) A Saudi merchant ship named Al-Jawaz-e-Karam was reported missing and feared sunk about 12 nautical miles off the Okha port in the deep waters of the ... Read more...

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Nine dead after boat sinks off Florida coast


May 14th, 2009 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Miami, May 14 (EFE) At least nine new people have been drowned when a boat carrying Haitian immigrants sank off the coast of Florida, the US Coast Guard said. The boat was travelling ... Read more...

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Moscow blames Chinese ship’s captain for sinking


February 20th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (RIA Novosti) The captain of a Chinese cargo ship, which sank off Russia's Pacific coast Sunday killing eight crewmembers, is to blame for the tragedy, the Russian foreign ministry ... Read more...

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`We may end up in Hudson’, said pilot before crashing


February 6th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 6 (DPA) Cockpit recordings of the ill-fated US Airways plane that crashed in the Hudson River last month reveal that the pilot calmly advised air traffic controllers, "We're going ... Read more...

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Plane was too low, too slow to reach airport: Hudson crash pilot


January 18th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (DPA) In his first statement on the Airbus crash landing on the Hudson River, captain Chesley Sullenberger told investigators the plane was "too low, too slow" to reach ... Read more...

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Boat capcises in Philippines, Hundreds missing in Tornado


June 22nd, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Manila, June 22 (ANI): More than seven hundred people on board a ferry are feared killed which has capsized in the Typhoon Fengshen in Philippines.A rescue ship that managed to ... Read more...

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Cruise ship with 280 aboard runs aground in Aegean


March 13th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by admin
DPA Athens, March 13 (DPA) Greek coast guard officials were conducting a major rescue operation after a cruise ship carrying 280 passengers ran aground off the Greek Aegean island of Poros Thursday. Three ... Read more...

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