COMMISSIONING OF INDIAN COAST GUARD STATION AT MURUD

        Indian Coast Guard Ship Samudra Prahari (CG 201), the 1st pollution Control Vessel (PCV)of its kind in the entire South East Asia was built  indigenously by M/s ABG  Shipyard Limited, Surat. The Ship was commissioned at Mumbai on 09 Oct 10 by  Shri  Ashok Chavan, the Hon’ Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The Ship is equipped with the most advanced and sophisticated Pollution response and control equipment for mitigating oil spills in the Indian EEZ. The special features include an Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS), Power Management System (PMS, High Power External Fire Fighting System and one indigenous CRN 91 Gun Mount alongwith fire control system.”The Infra Red Surveillance System” installed onboard is an additional capability for the ship’s crew to detect targets in the night. The vessel is designed to carry 01 twin engine ALH/Chetak helicopter, 05 High Speed Boats, 04 Water Scooters for search& rescue, maritime law enforcement, EEZ surveillance, high speed interdiction and marine pollution response missions.

        The ship is 95 Mtrs long, draws 4300 tons and is propelled by 3000KW twin diesel engines whose power are further enhanced by twin shaft generators for maximum speed of 21 Knots. At economical speed, it has an endurance of 6500 nautical miles and can stay at sea for 20 days. 

The Ship is manned by 10 officers and 100 men are specialized in various streams for smooth running of the Ship, and undertaking maritime challenges keeping the best traditions of the Service. 

Post commissioning, the ship has been based at Mumbai under the administrative and operational command and control of the Commander Coast Guard Region (West).

ICGS SAMUDRA PRAHARI

SHRI ASHOK CHAVAN, HON' CHIEF MINISTER OF MAHARASHTRA INSPECTING GUARD

UNVEILING SHIP'S PLAQUE
COMPLEMENT FROM CHIEF GUEST

SHIPS COMPANY WITH CHIEF GUEST, DGICG & COMCG(W)

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Coast Guard Headquarters, National Stadium Complex, New Delhi 1100 01

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