IRClass secures order for providing classification services for 54 vessels/crafts of Border Security Force (BSF) of India

IRClass secures order for providing classification services for 54 vessels/crafts of Border Security Force (BSF) of India

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has secured an order for providing classification services for nine floating border out posts (FBOPs) and 36 patrol boats of Border Security Force of India (BSF). IRClass, a …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious
Two sailors dead, 14 injured after warship INS Betwa slips on Mumbai docks

Two sailors dead, 14 injured after warship INS Betwa slips on Mumbai docks

India's prized warship INS Betwa, a guided missile frigate, tipped over and crashed to its side at the  on Monday, in what the navy described as an "unprecedented and sad" incident. Two sailors have died while 14 …
Dec 5, 2016 /  Naval
INS Darshak completes Hydrographic Survey for Tanzania

INS Darshak completes Hydrographic Survey for Tanzania

INS Darshak, a Hydrographic Survey ship of India’s Eastern Naval Command based at Visakhapatnam successfully completed the hydrographic survey of Tanga Port, Tanzania for the Government of Tanzania adding yet …
Nov 29, 2016 /  Naval
Indian Navy continues guarding piracy-hit Western coasts

Indian Navy continues guarding piracy-hit Western coasts

It has been more than six months since international shipping regulators revised the area considered as ‘piracy high-risk’ away from India’s western coast, and now, unofficial estimates peg the …
Jul 18, 2016 /  Piracy
Indian Navy Rushes To Assist Bitumen Tanker Taking On Water

Indian Navy Rushes To Assist Bitumen Tanker Taking On Water

At about 7:30 PM (New Delhi time) on Wednesday, a merchant ship MV Infinity 1, approximately 20 NM off Goa coast, reported water ingress and continuous listing to starboard side. The vessel had reported that the list is …
Jun 9, 2016 /  Accidents
Indian Submarine sails for sea trials

Indian Submarine sails for sea trials

Kalvari, the first of Project-75 Scorpene submarines weighing about 1,600 tonnes, sailed out of Mumbai harbour on Sunday for sea trials. Sixteen years after the Navy of India last inducted a submarine, it is set to …
May 4, 2016 /  Naval
Navy Plane Foils Piracy Attempt in Western Arabian Sea

Navy Plane Foils Piracy Attempt in Western Arabian Sea

The Indian Navy, with the help of its long-range anti-submarine warfare aircraft, has thwarted a "piracy" attempt in the Western Arabian Sea, 800 nautical miles off Mumbai, targeted at a merchant vessel. The incident …
Apr 21, 2016 /  Piracy
Fire On Board Aircraft Carrier INS Viraat Kills One, Injures Three

Fire On Board Aircraft Carrier INS Viraat Kills One, Injures Three

One sailor was killed and three others were injured after a fire broke out onboard India's soon to be decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat in Goa. The ship reported an incident of a stream leak and a "minor …
Mar 7, 2016 /  Accidents
India's largest naval ship, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, arrives in Maldives

India's largest naval ship, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, arrives in Maldives

Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya has arrived earlier today in capital city Male in Maldives along with two other naval ships. The modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, …
Feb 15, 2016 /  Naval
U.S. and India consider joint patrols in South China Sea

U.S. and India consider joint patrols in South China Sea

The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a U.S. defense official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of …
Feb 12, 2016 /  Naval