Gujarat Global News Network, Ahmedabad
Indian Coast Guard Ship “Samudra Pavak” today arrived at its base port Porbandar. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned by the end of this month and will join the Indian Coast Guard fleet at Porbandar, augmenting the operational capability of the service in the Gujarat Region, especially enhancing the Oil Pollution Response Capability of Indian Coast Guard.
The Ship is last in the series of Special Purpose Vessel, especially designed for Pollution Response role of the Indian Coast Guard. The ship will be utilised for Coast Guard charter of responsibilities such as patrolling for enhancement of Coastal Security, Maritime Search and Rescue and Pollution Response in particular.
The ship with crew of 100 Personnel and 10 Officer is under the command of Dy Inspector General Satish Kumar, TM.
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