Indian Navy’s “First Training Squadron” arrives at the Port of Colombo
 

The Indian Navy’s “First Training Squadron” which is comprised of Indian Naval Ship (INS) Tir, INS Sujatha and Coast Guard Ship Varuna, arrived at the Port of Colombo today (15) on a training visit.

15 Apr 2016

Sri Lanka Navy assists Repatriation of 3 Indian Fishermen
 

The Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of three Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 13th April 2016.

13 Apr 2016

Navy and Coast Guard personnel rescue 3 persons drowning in the sea off Gopalpuram
 

The naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba in Nilawely and the life savers of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard rescued 3 persons drowning in the sea off Gopalpuram on 12th April 2016.

13 Apr 2016

Commander of the Navy visits Japanese Ship Suzunami
 

Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne visited Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) Ship “JS Suzunami (DD-114)”, in the port of Colombo today (12)

13 Apr 2016

Navy conducts two blood donation camps
 
 

According to concept of the patron of Shraddha TV and Radio Network, Rev Aludeniye Subodhi Thera and under the guidance of the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, two blood donation camps were conducted in the Western and Eastern Naval Commands during the last few days.

12 Apr 2016

Naval personnel nab two local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka in Nachchikuda arrested two local fishermen, engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets in the seas off North of Urumanei on 11th April 2016. During the arrest, a Fiber Glass Dinghy and 2 Monofilament nets used for fishing were taken into custody.

12 Apr 2016

Sri Lanka Navy conducts its New Year Festival – 2016 in Welisara
 

The New Year Festival of the Sri Lanka Navy, organized under the directive of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, was held on a grand scale at SLNS Gemunu on 10th April 2016.

12 Apr 2016

Two Japanese naval ships arrive at the Port of Colombo
 

Two Japan Maritime Self Defence Force ships, "JS Makinami (DD-112)" and "JS Suzunami (DD-114)", arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 11th April 2016.

11 Apr 2016

SLNS Samudura leaves for Indonesia to take part in “Exercise Komodo -2016”
 

Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Samudura left for Indonesia from Port of Colombo on 05th April 2016, to take part in the multilateral naval exercise “Komodo” and “International Fleet Review” (IFR) 2016. Samudura arrived in Port of Teluk Bayur, Padang Indonesia on 10th April and was ceremonially welcomed in accordance with the Indonesian traditions. Crew of Samudura is comprised with 186 officers and sailors.

11 Apr 2016

Naval personnel nab four local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka in Nachchikuda arrested four local fishermen, engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets in the seas off South of Iranathivu on 09th April 2016. During the arrest, 2 FGD and 3 Monofilament nets used for fishing were taken into custody.

10 Apr 2016