Naval personnel arrest 10 local fishermen engaged in illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers
 

Naval personnel onboard P 4445 attached to Eastern Naval Command arrested 6 local fishermen engaged in illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers in the seas east of Chalai on 7th May 2016.

09 May 2016

Sri Lanka Navy exports 9 Patrol Craft for the first time in the history
 

Winning one of the biggest defence contracts in the naval history, Sri Lanka Navy sold 9 small patrol craft, indigenously built by the Inshore Patrol Craft Project of the Navy established at Welisara, to the Nigerian Government today (06) at its’ premises. Winning one of the biggest defence contracts in the naval history, Sri Lanka Navy sold 9 small patrol craft, indigenously built by the Inshore Patrol Craft Project of the Navy established at Welisara, to the Nigerian Government today (06) at its’ premises.

06 May 2016

Navy clinches the overall championship in “Trinco Blu Sailing Regatta”
 

The Sri Lanka Navy sailing team, represented by Chief Petty Officer WAR Nishantha and Leading Seaman MGMU Gunawardana, clinched the overall championship in the “Trinco Blu Sailing Regatta” organized by the Royal Colombo Yacht Club in Trincomalee on 29th and 30th of April 2016.

06 May 2016

Navy apprehends a haul of Kerala Cannabis in the seas off Silavathurai and Mullikulam
 

Naval patrol craft deployed West of Silavathurai and Mullikulam area in the Northwestern Naval Command, apprehended five Indians along with a boat who were transferring approximately 120 kg of Kerala Cannabis by sea on 4th May 2016.

05 May 2016

Navy assists the renovation of St. Anthony’s Chapel in KKS

The St. Anthony's Chapel which is located in the premises of SLNS Uththara was completely renovated and the first Holy Mass after the renovation was held on 01st May 2016.

05 May 2016

French Ambassador calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, His Excellency Mr. Jean-Marin Schub called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 04th May 2016.

04 May 2016

Navy apprehends 14 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka apprehended 5 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas of Vedithalathive and Maddalampiddi, Mannar along with 5 canoes (Wallam) yesterday morning (03).

04 May 2016

Commander of the Navy felicitated by His Alma Mater
 

Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, one of the most eminent alumni of Royal College Colombo, was felicitated by his alma mater today (03).

03 May 2016

His Excellency the President hands over the 5th consignment of Navy’s Thalassemia Infusion Systems
 

The free distribution of 275 Thalassemia Infusion Systems produced by the Sri Lanka Navy came about today (2) at the President’s Residence Colombo under the patronage of His Excellency the President Maithreepala Sirisena.

02 May 2016

Navy nabs 3kg of explosives used for illegal fishing activities
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Lankapatuna were able to recover 2.6kg of gun powder – low explosives concealed in the general area of Ullackalie Lagoon in Trincomalee yesterday (1st May).

02 May 2016