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Coast Guard patrol vessel Abheek inducted into force

Abheek, the second in a series of 20 waterjet-propelled fast patrol vessels being built by the Cochin Shipyard for the Coast Guard, was inducted into the force by Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday. CGS Abheek will be commanded by Commandant Manish Kumar Negi and will operate from Chennai under Commander, Coast Guard Region (East).[…]

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Cochin Shipyard launches first fast patrol vessel (Aadesh) for Coast Guard

Kochi, Jan 9: Cochin Shipyard Ltd has launched the first fast patrol vessel (FPV), being built for the Indian Coast Guard, on Wednesday. The vessel — Aadesh — was launched by Jayasree Muralidharan, in the presence of M.P. Muralidharan, Director General, Indian Coast Guard (ICG). K. Subramaniam, Chairman and Managing Director, senior officials of the[…]