SLN Divers discover the wrecked passenger ferry ‘Valampuri’
 

On information received from a civilian diver, a fresh underwater search was carried out by the SLN divers on 3rd October 2016 and the wrecked assenger ferry ‘Valampuri’ was located 8 nautical miles North of Point Pedro at a depth of 15 meters.

03 Oct 2016

Navy apprehends 8 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to Naval Deployment Vettalakerni in the Northern Naval Command, arrested 8 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using explosives today (3).

03 Oct 2016

President declares open two Reverse Osmosis plants at the University of Jaffna
 

His Excellency the President, Maithripala Sirisena ceremonially declared open two Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants set up at the University of Jaffna yesterday (2).

03 Oct 2016

Navy apprehends 6 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Thammanna located in Mannar in the North Central Naval Command arrested 6 local fisherman who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets, in the area between 6th and 7th Sand Dunes in Thaleimannar yesterday (1).

02 Oct 2016

Three persons drowning in Gopalpuram Seas rescued
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba located in Nilaweli in the Eastern Naval Command and the lifesavers of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard rescued 3 persons who were drowning in the seas off Gopalpuram yesterday (1).

02 Oct 2016

Navy offers another Reverse Osmosis plant for community use in Galenbindunuwewa
 

Acting upon the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, the Sri Lanka Navy has been implementing a number of community service programmes focusing on the civilian population.

01 Oct 2016