Australian naval personnel pitch in with beach cleaning in Trincomalee

Crew members of HMAS ‘Success’ which arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 23rd of this month to take part in the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, pitched in with a beach cleaning programme conducted at the beach of Round Bay in Trincomalee today (26th March).

26 Mar 2019

Navy recovers a banned fishing net

A troop of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, recovered a banned net during a patrol carried out at Jayanagar beach area in Trincomalee, yesterday (25th March).

26 Mar 2019

Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy held 11 Indian fishermen along with 03 fishing trawlers for engaging in illegal fishing in northern waters belonging to Sri Lanka last night (25th March) and this morning.

26 Mar 2019

Navy recovers a haul of Beedi leaves floating in the sea

A group of RABS personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command, recovered a haul of Beedi leaves floating in the sea which was 1232.5 kg in weight, during a patrol carried out in Udappuwa sea area, yesterday (26th March). This recovered haul was packed in 35 parcels.

26 Mar 2019

Person with a stock of illegal cigarettes arrested in Galle

Based on information provided by the Navy, a person with 560 illegal cigarettes was arrested during a joint raid conducted in coordination with the officials of the Galle Police in the town area of Galle today (25th March).

25 Mar 2019

Navy renders assistance to douse fire erupted at textile shop in Wattala

Responding to the distress call received from the Wattala Police last night (24th March) about a fire erupted on the fifth floor of a textile shop in town, Sri Lanka Navy swiftly sent two teams of Navy firefighters to the scene of fire.

25 Mar 2019

Illegal fishing nets found in the lagoon area of Batticaloa

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command found few nylon fishing nets used for illegal fishing, during a patrol carried out in the lagoon area of Batticaloa yesterday (24th March).

25 Mar 2019

Sri Lanka Navy Inter-command Volleyball Tournament – 2019

Sri Lanka Navy Inter-command Volleyball Tournament-2019 came to a successful end at the volleyball court of SLNS Shiksha, on 23rd March.

25 Mar 2019

Nine (09) foreign drug traffickers arrested during combined mission of Navy and Police

Based on information received to the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), a group of Navy and PNB officials arrested 09 foreign drug traffickers aboard a suspicious vessel, during a combined search operation conducted in southern seas today (24th March).

24 Mar 2019

Australian delegation in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 calls on Commander of the Navy

The Flag Officer onboard HMAS "Canberra" Air Commodore Richard Owen and the Commanding Officer of HMAS " Newcastle" Commander Anita Sellick who arrived in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, called on Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval headquarters, today (24th March).

24 Mar 2019