SLNS ‘Sayura’ and SLNS ‘Suranimala’ on a training visit to India
 

The Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS ‘Sayura’ and Fast Missile Vessel SLNS ‘Suranimala’ of the Sri Lanka Navy, which are on a training and goodwill visit from 22nd to 28th October 2016, left for India from the Port of Colombo today (22).

22 Oct 2016

Navy arrests 21 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Therapuththa located in Silawathurai in the North Western Naval Command arrested 21 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using unauthorized nets in the seas off Silawathurai on 20th and 21st October 2016.

22 Oct 2016

27th IMBL Meeting held in Northern Seas
 

The 27th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between the representatives of Navies and Coast Guards of Sri Lanka and India was held onboard Indian Naval Ship Kadmatt at the Indo-Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai today (21).

22 Oct 2016

Navy arrests three persons for illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gotaimbara located in Pungudutivu in the Northern Naval Command arrested 3 persons engaged in illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers in the seas North of Kurikattuvan yesterday (20).

21 Oct 2016

Navy nabs two persons for catching a sea turtle
 

On receipt of information from National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA), naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya located in Kalpitiya belonging to the North Western Naval Command arrested 2 persons who caught a sea turtle in between Norochcholai and Kappalady lagoon area and were attempting to transfer the turtle by illegal means today (20).

20 Oct 2016

Navy apprehends 35 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Therapuththa located in Silawathurai in the North Western Naval Command arrested 35 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets in the seas off Arippu yesterday (19).

20 Oct 2016

Navy arrests 7 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel arrested 7 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing practices in two separate locations yesterday (18).

19 Oct 2016

Eastern Command wins the President's Green Awards 2016: The best state institute maintained in an environmental friendly manner

The Eastern Naval Command won the President's Green Awards 2016, conferred for the best state institute that is maintained in an environmental friendly manner, during the awarding ceremony held at the BMICH, Colombo today (18).

18 Oct 2016

Navy apprehends three local fishermen with six unauthorized nets

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Mannar in the North Central Naval Command arrested 3 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets in the general are of Erukkulampiddi yesterday (17).

18 Oct 2016

Two Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants declared open in Hambegamuwa
 

As part of the Sri Lanka Navy’s community service programmes carried out with the intention of preventing Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities (CINAC), another 2 Reverse Osmosis systems were installed and declared open for community use at the premises of Kotaweheramankada Maha Vidyalaya and Rathambalagama Sri Bodhirajaramaya Temple today (17).

17 Oct 2016