Coast Guard Director General Rajendra Singh Sunday reviewed the operational preparedness and coastal security mechanism on the western seaboard.
Singh, who is on a two-day visit, was briefed about the force’s preparedness to tackle maritime emergencies such as marine oil spills, grounding of ships, cyclones etc.
He was also briefed about the force’s role in the Ganpati immersions along the coast of Mumbai.
The Coast Guard has been deploying hovercraft, helicopters and interceptor boats for search and rescue operations at various immersion points in Mumbai. Singh lauded the Coast Guard for its stellar role in the relief work during the floods in Kerala.