Navy renders assistance to find 529kg of tendu leaves
 

Based on information provided by the Navy, a group of Police officials attached to the Mannar Police had found 529kg of tendu leaves (used as Beedi wrappers) transferred by a lorry, on Nur Street in Mannar today (31st January).

31 Jan 2019

Six (06) Indian trawlers released from Sri Lankan custody
 

Six (06) more Indian fishing trawlers held by the Sri Lanka Navy for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters were released from Sri Lankan custody today (31st January). The handing over of these trawlers was done with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard.

31 Jan 2019

Seventy five (75) senior sailors receive interest free loans
 

Sri Lanka Navy granted interest free loans worth Rs. 500,000 each to another seventy five (75) senior sailors during a simple ceremony presided over by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (31st January).

31 Jan 2019

A group of SLN officers train aboard Dornier Aircraft of Indian Navy
 

A Dornier Aircraft of the Indian Navy arrived in Sri Lanka on 28th January for an Air Observer Training Exercise, with the participation of officers of the Sri Lanka Navy and Air Force.

31 Jan 2019

Navy foils illegal migration attempt to India suspect apprehended
 

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command during a foot patrol apprehended a suspect roaming in the general area of Mandathive, Jaffna yesterday (30th January).

31 Jan 2019

Children of naval families receive scholarships for their academic excellence
 

The ceremony to award scholarships to the children of naval families, who passed the grade 5 scholarship examination with flying colours, was held under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium at SLNS Parakrama today (30th January).

30 Jan 2019

Navy renders assistance to bring ashore a Malaysian sailor taken ill for treatment
 

Following information given by the High Commission of Malaysia to the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre stationed at the Naval Headquarters, Sri Lanka Navy today (30th January) rendered assistance to bring ashore a sailor who was taken ill onboard Royal Malaysian Naval Vessel KD Kasthuri.

30 Jan 2019

Pakistan High Commissioner calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The Pakistan High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, His Excellency Shahid Ahmed Hashmat called on the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo, today (30th January).

30 Jan 2019

Captain Anil Bowatta takes over command of SLNS Sagara
 

Captain Anil Bowatta assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SLNS Sagara, today (30th January).

30 Jan 2019

SLNS Sayurala nominated as the Best Ship of 2018
 

Among the ships belonging to the Sri Lanka Navy fleet, the Best Ship of the organization is selected every year, after having considered a wide range of activities accomplished by each ship.

30 Jan 2019