Navy apprehends two suspects with heroin

A group of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with officials of the Police Narcotics Bureau apprehended 02 suspects with 2.5g of heroin in their possession, during a search conducted in Wankalei area, Mannar today (28th February).

28 Feb 2019

Thirty (30) senior sailors receive interest free loans

Sri Lanka Navy granted interest free loans worth Rs. 500,000 each to another thirty (30) senior sailors during a simple ceremony presided over by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (28th February).

28 Feb 2019

Sri Lanka Navy Hydrographic Service assumes operations of RV ‘Samudrika’

Sri Lanka Navy officially took over the operations of Sri Lanka’s only national marine research platform RV 'Samudrika' during a function held at Naval Headquarters today (28th February).

28 Feb 2019

SLNS ‘Sayurala’ arrives the island on completion of successful tour

Sri Lanka Naval Ship ‘Sayurala’ which left for Pakistan from the Colombo harbour on last 02nd February to take part in the Naval Exercise AMAN 2019, the biennial exercise hosted by the Pakistan Navy, on successful completion of her Naval exercise, arrived the island today (28th February). On arrival, she was welcomed in compliance with naval traditions.

28 Feb 2019

Suspect nabbed with 42.3kg of Kerala cannabis

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with the Mannar Police nabbed a suspect with 42.3kg of Kerala cannabis during a raid carried out in the general area of Puthukuduirippu in Mannar this morning (28th February).

28 Feb 2019

Children of naval families receive scholarships for their academic excellence

The second phase of awarding scholarships to the children of naval families, who passed the grade 5 scholarship examination held in 2018, 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 (27th February).

27 Feb 2019

US delegation visits Hambantota harbour

A delegation headed by the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Ms. Alaina Teplitz made an inspection visit to the Hambantota harbour premises today (27th February). During the visit, Ms. Teplitz also met the Officer in Charge at the Naval Deployment of Hambantota, Commodore Ashoka Wijesiriwardana.

27 Feb 2019

A stock of Kerala cannabis seized during special naval operation conducted in northern seas

A group of naval personnel attached to Fast Attack Craft belonging to the Northern Naval Command arrested 02 suspects with 86.4kg of Kerala cannabis during a patrol carried out in the seas north of Point Pedro this morning (27th February).

27 Feb 2019

Navy recovers body of a person drowned at Aththanagalu Oya

Sri Lanka Navy launched a diving operation in search of a person drowned at the Aththanagalu Oya yesterday (26th February) and managed to recover the dead body of the person this morning.

27 Feb 2019

Navy recovers a banned fishing net at Battalangunduwa

A troop of naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command recovered a banned fishing net during a patrol carried out at Wella sea area in Battalangunduwa, yesterday (26th February).

27 Feb 2019