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31 Jan 2016

Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest nine Indian fishermen along with two Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North West of Analative Island on 30th January 2016.

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30 Jan 2016

Sri Lanka Navy assists Repatriation of 4 Indian Fishermen

The Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of four Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 30th January 2016.

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30 Jan 2016

Royal Navy Ship "HMS Defender" arrives at the Port of Colombo

The Royal Navy Ship "HMS Defender" arrived at the Port of Colombo on 30th January 2016 on a goodwill visit. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival.

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29 Jan 2016

Royal Thai Naval Ship "HTMS Pattani" arrives at the Port of Colombo

The Royal Thai Naval Ship "HTMS Pattani" arrived at the Port of Colombo on 29th January 2016 on a goodwill visit. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival.

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29 Jan 2016

Oil Spill Incident Management Exercise

An Oil Spill Incident Management Exercise was conducted by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard under the guidance of the Japan Coast Guard with the assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at the Dikovita Fishery harbour on 29th January 2016.

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29 Jan 2016

Navy arrests twenty one local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya in Kalpitiya arrested twenty one local fishermen with 6 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing using a Surukku net in the Norochcholai and Udappuwa sea areas on 27th January 2016.

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28 Jan 2016

Newly appointed Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 calls on the Commander of the Navy

The newly appointed Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151), Commodore Zahid Ilyas of the Pakistan Navy, called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters on 28th January 2016.

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28 Jan 2016

Commander of the Navy pays homage to Sacred Tooth Relic and calls on Mahanayakes of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy on 28th January 2016 and called on the Mahanayakes of the Malwatte and the Asgiriya Chapters.

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28 Jan 2016

Navy transfers a heart patient ashore for emergency medical treatment
 

The Sri Lanka Navy being the competent authority in maintaining the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) for the ocean and seas around Sri Lanka rendered assistance to transfer a crew member of the Merchant Vessel “Venus R” who had a heart ailment onboard.

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27 Jan 2016

Newly appointed Commander Combined Task Force 151 calls on the Chief of Staff of the Navy
 

The newly appointed Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151) Commodore Zahid Ilyas the Pakistan Navy visited the SLN Headquarters on 27th January 2016.

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