Indian Coast Guard Ship C-441 was commissioned by Kerala Chief Secretary Tom Jose at a ceremony held at Vizhinjam harbour on Wednesday under the aegis of Regional Commander Western Region, Inspector General Vijay D Chafekar.
The function was witnessed by senior officers from Army, Navy, Air Force, BSF, Police, Airport
Authority, Central and State Authorities and National Cadet Corps. Speaking on the occasion, Tom Jose said that Indian Coast Guard Ships are undertaking maritime activities such as search and rescue, rendering assistance to mariners and fisher folk in distress, medical evacuation and marine environment protection, strict enforcement of marine laws, often braving bad seas, heavy winds and rains.