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20 Nov 2017

New Commanding Officers take over SLNS Shakthi and SLNS Weeraya
 

Captain (CDO) Prabath Ferdinanduz and Lieutenant Commander (ASW) Sudesh Vidanage assumed duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Shakthi and SLNS Weeraya today (20 November)

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20 Nov 2017

Navy football team records victory at Dialog League Football Championship
 

Navy football team recorded a victory in a match against Moragasmulla football team held at the Navy sports ground in Welisara on 19th November.

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20 Nov 2017

Navy renders assistance to apprehend 15 persons engaged in illegal acts and recover 3 dead bodies of drowned persons
 

The Navy apprehended 15 persons for engaging in illegal acts at different locations in the country over the last couple of days.

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20 Nov 2017

153.1 kg of Kerala cannabis found from northern seas
 

Naval personnel onboard the Fast Attack Craft P 437 and CG 401 belonging to the Northern Naval Command and Sri Lanka Coast Guard respectively had found 153.1 kg of Kerala cannabis floating in the seas north of Point Pedro yesterday(19 November 2017).

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19 Nov 2017

Northern Naval Command organizes field medical clinic on Nainativu Island
 

As part of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Cooperate Social Responsibility Projects, the medical personnel of the Northern Naval Command conducted a field medical clinic at the Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya, on Nainativu Island yesterday (18 November).

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19 Nov 2017

Sri Lanka Navy apprehends 08 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
 

Naval personnel onboard Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol apprehended 08 Indian fishermen along with 02 fishing trawlers for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters northeast of Kachchatheevu and west of Delft island yesterday (18 November 2017).

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17 Nov 2017

SLNS Jagatha celebrates 26th Ship’s Day, Commanding Officer inspects divisions
 

Lieutenant Commander Nishantha Kulathunga, the Commanding Officer of the SLNS Jagatha inspected divisions, coinciding with the 26th Ship’s Day of the SLN Fast Gun Boat, on 15th November 2017.

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17 Nov 2017

‘HMAS Newcastle’ leaves port of Colombo
 

The Royal Australian Navy Ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ which arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 14th of this month, left for her next port of call on completion of successful four-day official visit today (17th November).

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17 Nov 2017

Navy apprehends 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
 

The Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sagara, during its routine patrol in northern waters, apprehended 10 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters northeast of Point Pedro Lighthouse in the early hours of yesterday (16th November).

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16 Nov 2017

Russian Ambassador calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, Mr. Yury Materiy paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters today (16 November).

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