Sri Lanka Navy renders assistance for the operations of nine merchant vessels at the Port of Hambantota

Naval personnel stationed at the Port of Hambantota rendered assistance to nine merchant vessels which arrived at the harbour from 10th to 20th December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Navy records a number of victories at the National Sailing Championship – 2016

The annual National Sailing Championship - 2016 organised by the Ceylon Yacht Club was held at the Bolgoda Lake on 17th and 18th December 2016.

21 Dec 2016

Navy rescues 6 local fishermen in distress

The Navy rendered assistance to a multiday fishing trawler named ‘Ishani 1’ that collided with a merchant ship this morning (21), and rescued 6 local fishermen in distress.

21 Dec 2016

A new eight storeyed Wardroom Complex declared open at SLNS Gemunu in Welisara

At the invitation of Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Eng.

21 Dec 2016

Twelve Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest 12 Indian fishermen along with 2 Indian fishing trawlers, poaching in Sri Lankan waters South of Thalaimannar this morning (21).

21 Dec 2016

Commander of the Navy participates in the Japan – Sri Lanka Defence Dialogue held in Colombo

Reinforcing security ties with Japan, the Japan-Sri Lanka ‘Defence Cooperation Dialogue’ was held at the Ministry of Defence in Colombo today (20).

20 Dec 2016

Navy apprehends 21 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya located in Kalpitiya in the North Western Naval Command arrested 21 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities without valid fishing permits and using unauthorized nets in Illaththadiya, Thalavila, Uchchamuniya and Ippantivu sea areas yesterday (19).

20 Dec 2016

Seven Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest 7 Indian fishermen along with 2 Indian fishing trawlers, poaching in Sri Lankan waters Northwest of Delft Island today morning (20).

20 Dec 2016

Six more Reverse Osmosis plants declared open for community use
 

Following the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, the Sri Lanka Navy has been initiating a wide range of Community Development Projects for the wellbeing of the civilian population of the country.

18 Dec 2016

Sri Lanka Navy being praised for rescuing the MV Hyperion Highway from the grip of saboteurs at the Port of Hambantota

The Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd, shipping agent of the Vehicles Carrier, MV Hyperion Highway extended its sincere gratitude and thanks to Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and Sri Lanka Navy for taking prompt action to rescue the ship from the grip of the saboteurs who created panic at the Port of Hambantota on 10th December 2016.

18 Dec 2016