Eight-day Search and Rescue Swift Water Training Programme to begin at RABS HQ
 

A Search and Rescue Swift Water Training Programme coordinated by the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) is set to get underway at the Rapid Action Boat Squadron’s (RABS) Headquarters at Gangewadiya in Eluwankulam, Puttalam tomorrow (16th January). The programme is scheduled to be held over a span of 08 days in two phases.

15 Jan 2019

JMSDF ‘Ikazuchi’ arrives at the port of Hambantota
 

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ship ‘Ikazuchi’ arrived at the port of Hambantota today (15th January) on a goodwill visit.

15 Jan 2019

Russian Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The Defence Attaché for the Embassy of the Russia Federation in Sri Lanka, Colonel Denis I Shkoda paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (14th January).

14 Jan 2019

Indian trawlers trespass the Sri Lankan waters apprehended by Navy
 

Twenty (20) Indian fishermen who were apprehended by SL Navy on last 12th and 13th and another 8 Indian fishermen who were rescued by the Navy, have been handed over to the respective Regional offices of Fisheries Inspector and the Police stations.

14 Jan 2019

Commander of the Navy meets with Inspector General of Police
 

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva who assumed office as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, met with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Pujith Jayasundara at the Police Headquarters in Colombo today (14 January).

14 Jan 2019

Commander of the Navy meets Air Force Commander
 

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva met Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy at the Air Force Headquarters today (14th January).

14 Jan 2019

Australian High Commissioner calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Bryce Hutchesson called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (14th January).

14 Jan 2019

Navy recovers a haul of illegally caught Sea Cucumber
 

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, whilst on foot patrol in the beach area of Mannar, recovered a haul of illegally caught Sea Cucumber, today (14 January).

14 Jan 2019

Dead body of Indian fisherman recovered by Navy
 

A dead body of an Indian fisherman has been recovered by the Navy, during a search conducted in the sea area off the Delft Island today (13th January).

13 Jan 2019

Navy rescues a group of distressed Indian fishermen at sea
 

Sri Lanka Navy has commenced a dedicated rescue mission to locate a group of distressed Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan territorial waters. Eight (08) fishermen have been rescued as of now and the Navy is continuing a search operation in the sea area further.

13 Jan 2019