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Indian Coast Guard rescues 264 fishermen

In the recent media reports, it was confirmed that Indian Coastal Guard has rescued as many as 264 fishermen who were stranded in Arabian Sea owing to rough sea conditions. In a statement issued by Indian coast guard they have informed of treating the injured fishermen and administrating the medical treatment. The rescue operation began on Tuesday after Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Mumbai received a message from Tamil Nadu Fisheries authority. Src: https://bit.ly/2OShjDZ

Cyclone Kyarr: Indian Coast Guard rescues 19 fishermen, 2100 fishing boats

In the wake of Cyclone Kyarr, the Indian Coast Guard has so far rescued 19 fishermen and escorted more than 2,100 fishing boats to safety at various ports in the west coast. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), under the impact of Kyarr, isolated places in several districts of south interior Karnataka, few over coastal and north interior Karnataka are likely to receive severe rainfall in the next 24 hours. Src: https://bit.ly/3498FWv

Karnataka: ICGS Rajdoot rescues 23 people stranded off bhatkal coast

Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Rajdoot has rescued 23 crew members onboard am IFB NSG vessel (Reg. No. KA04MM2473) which had gone adrift due to an engine failure. As per media reports, the incident was reported to Coastal Security Police, Bhatkal, which located the vessel 30 nautical miles from Mavinakurve. The reports further added that ICGS Rajdoot was patrolling off Karnataka and Goa coast when it was diverted to the site of the incident. Upon arrival, the technical team of ICGS Rajdoot provided the requisite technical support to the stranded ship but the engine couldn't be started. The report included, that all 23 crew members are safe. Src: https://bit.ly/2lXjREH

Coast Guard rescues 13 crew members of flooded ship off New Mangalore Port

In Karnataka's Mangaluru city, the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued 13 crew members of a ship (Tridevi Prem, a hopper dredger) from a life-boat after they abandoned their vessel following extreme flooding on-board off New Mangalore Port. As per media reports, the crew was rescued at around 2:30 IST by ICG ship (Amartya) at the sea off New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) anchorage. The reports added that a search and rescue operation for another seven personnel, who were onboard the Tridevi Prem for repair work, was undertaken by NMPT tug Ocean Esteem. Src: https://bit.ly/2lRvg95