The Indian Coast Guard Vessel 'C-441' got commissioned on 24th April 2019 by Kerala Chief Secretary, Sri Tom Jose under the aegis of Regional Commander Western Region, Inspector General Vijay D. Chafekar at Vizhinjam harbor, Thiruvananthapuram.
ICGS 'C-441' commissioning was witnessed by senior officers from Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, BSF, Police, Airport Authority, Central & State Authorities, and National Cadet Corps and was conducted with the full ceremony of parading the guard and band.
ICGS 'C-441' is capable to undertake diverse tasks such as close coast surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and rendering assistance to boats and crafts in distress at sea.
ICGS 'C-441' will enhance the search and rescue capacity of Kerala seas. The ship is commanded by Assistant Commandant Amit K Choudhary.
ICGS 'C-441' has 13 crew onboard with specialization in several fields.