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Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and their UAE counter parts will take part in a joint exercise and sharing of operational expertise. Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Samudra Pavak has arrived on a goodwill visit to Dubai. Then ICGS has anchored itself at Port Rashid.

Indian Coast Guard to have Joint Exercise with UAE

Indian Coast Guard to Have Joint Exercise with UAE

Indian Coast Guard to have Joint Exercise with UAE

Highlights

  • Indian Ambassador to UAE Navdeep Suri visited ship and was briefed on board by DIG Satish Kumar, captain of ship.
  • ICGS Samudra Pavak has been extensively deployed along the northwest maritime frontier to safeguard the maritime interests of India.
  • Samudra Pavak is third of Pollution Control Vessel series of Indian Coast Guard, was indigenously designed and commissioned in January 2016.
  • Samudra Pavak has 15 officers and 99 other personnel under Command of Deputy Inspector General Satish Kumar.

About Samudra class Pollution Control Vessel

Vessel ICGS Samudra Pavak at Porbandar

Vessel ICGS Samudra Pavak at Porbandar

Vessel ICGS Samudra Pavak at Porbandar

  • Builders: ABG Shipyard
  • Operators: Indian Coast Guard
  • Type: Pollution control vessel
  • Length: 94 metres (308 ft. )
  • Beam: 15.5 metres (51 ft. )
  • Draught: 4.5 metres (15 ft. )
  • Speed: 26 knots (48 km/h)
  • Range: 6, 000 nautical miles (11, 000 km)
  • Endurance: 20 days
  • Complement: 10 officers and 100 sailors
Samudra class Pollution Control Vessel

Samudra Class Pollution Control Vessel

Samudra class Pollution Control Vessel

About Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard Logo

Indian Coast Guard Logo

Indian Coast Guard Logo

  • Active: 1978–Present
  • Country: India
  • Type: Coast Guard
  • Size: 15, 714 active personnel, 160 vessels, 60 aircraft
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Motto: We Protect
  • Anniversaries: Coast Guard Day - 2 February
  • Vessels: 3 Pollution control vessels, 16 Offshore patrol vessels, 42 Patrol vessels, 54 Patrol boats, 27 Patrol craft, 18 Hovercraft
  • It operates under Ministry of Defence.
  • The Coast Guard works in close cooperation with Indian Navy, Department of Fisheries, Department of Revenue (Customs) and Central and State police forces.
Mission and Motto of Indian Coast Guard

Mission and Motto of Indian Coast Guard

Mission and Motto of Indian Coast Guard

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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