Vessels

  • Submarine Sindhuratna involved in mishap, 5 sailors injured 26-02-2014 11:20 AM

    Mumbai: Four to five Navy personnel were injured in a mishap involving a submarine off the Mumbai coast on Wednesday. INS Sindhuratna - a Kilo-class submarine - was at sea 100 nautical miles off the coast when the incident happened. The Navy said that smoke could be seen billowing out...
  • China confirms near miss with US ship in South China Sea 18-12-2013 11:51 AM

    China on Wednesday confirmed an incident between a Chinese naval vessel and a US warship in the South China Sea, after Washington said a US guided missile cruiser had avoided a collision with a Chinese warship manoeuvering nearby. Experts have said the near-miss between the USS Cowpens and a Chinese...
  • Vessel Pratibha Tapi drifting towards Mumbai coast 16-06-2013 11:50 PM

    Mumbai: Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) said one of the two vessels of the financially distressed Pratibha Shipping is drifting towards the city coast and an emergency towing vessel (ETV) has been requisitioned to take care of any situation. Without giving out specifics of locations, DGS said Pratibha Tapi, one...
  • Sri Lanka must remove vessels near Katchatheevu: Vaiko 02-06-2013 03:25 AM

    Chennai: MDMK general secretary Vaiko on Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the immediate removal of Sri Lankan naval vessels from Katchatheevu island. In a letter to Singh, Vaiko said there were reports that Chinese vessels and Chinese navy personnel in Sri Lankan vessels had been spotted in...
  • India, China to order 100 naval ships each by 2032 13-05-2013 03:02 PM

    Singapore: India and China will order 100 new naval ships and submarines each by 2032 due to changing global security environment and increasing reliance on the sea for trade in the strategic region, according to a US-based naval consultancy. The new orders would include nuclear and conventional submarines and new...
  • Heart repair breakthroughs replace surgeon's knife 25-03-2013 04:42 AM

    San Franciso: Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels. Heart care is in the midst of a transformation. Many problems that once required sawing through the breastbone...
  • Russian vessel carrying 700 tonnes of gold ore missing 06-11-2012 09:40 AM

    Moscow: A Russian cargo vessel, the Amurskaya, went missing on Sunday in the Sea of Okhotsk with 700 metric tonnes of gold ore, the far eastern transportation supervising department said in a statement on Monday. "The bulk freighter was en route from the port Kiran to the port of Okhotsk...
  • China building fast attack craft for Pak 20-09-2011 03:09 PM

    Beijing: Launching a fast attack craft being built by China, Pakistan's navy chief Admiral Noman Bashir on Tuesday said the induction of the vessel equipped with advanced weaponry and sensors will supplement his country's combat potential. "The environment around us warrants Pakistan navy to be prepared to counter the forces...
  • Somali pirates hijack UAE vessel with 5 Indians 21-07-2011 08:58 PM

    New Delhi: A UAE-based vessel carrying 16 members on board including five Indians were hijacked by Somali pirates off an Island which forms part of Yemen. Sources in the Ministry of Shipping on Thursday said they were trying to ascertain the details of the Indians who were part of the...
  • Indian Navy to boost its arsenal, add 101 ships 17-05-2011 11:27 AM

    Singapore: India is to invest $46.96 billion as part of moves to boost up its naval forces over the next 20 years adding 101 new warships, ranging from sophisticated destroyers to nuclear submarines. "Going by the investment value, India is expected to build sophisticated destroyers, new generation and new radar...
  • Dubai: measures to combat pirates discussed 19-04-2011 09:57 PM

    Dubai: The two-day anti-piracy meet in Dubai discussed measures to combat Somali pirate attacks. The panel discussed proposals to increase military presence in waters of Somalia, Gulf Of Aden and Indian Ocean. The proposal of shadow pirate mother ships controlled to monitor activities and engage if there are any moves...
  • Sixteen pirates captured across Lakshadweep 27-03-2011 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy apprehended 16 pirates operating west of the Lakshadweep Islands. Indian Navy and Coast Guard are a part of 'Operation Island Watch'. The action was taken by Coast Guard and Indian Navy after a distress message received from MV Maersk Kensington at 11 am on March...
  • Freed Rak Afrikana crew members return home 16-03-2011 09:40 PM

    Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. ...
  • Freed Indian sailors of Rak Afrikana return home 16-03-2011 08:19 PM

    Mumbai: Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board the merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. The pirates released the ship and the crew last week, though a Tanzanian crew member died in captivity....
  • Families of Somalia-hijacked Indians blame govt 11-02-2011 07:48 AM

    Mumbai: With the hijack of 17 Indians by pirates on February 8, families of six other Indian nationals held hostage since March last year have also come out and blamed the government for doing nothing. The Somali pirates caught by the Indian Navy have been handed over to the Mumbai...
  • Missing containers pose environmental threat 06-09-2010 02:03 PM

    Mumbai: It's too dangerous to touch. One month after two ships collided off the Mumbai coast, divers refuse to salvage a container full of pesticides that fell off MSC Chitra. A month after the ship collision near Mumbai's coast several cargo containers are still missing and the fact that makes...
  • First Indian circumnavigates globe solo 22-05-2010 02:32 PM

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  • Indian Navy nabs 23 pirates off Aden 13-12-2008 06:43 PM

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  • Coast Guard's 368 cr deal for pollution vessels docked 18-12-2007 05:20 PM

    CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket predict outcome of the inaugural match of the World Cup between India and Bangladesh. ...
  • India launches 1st nuclear submarine 19-03-2007 06:34 PM

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  • Smoking may cause impotency 30-01-2007 11:20 AM

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