Navy apprehends 19 kg of Kerala Cannabis

On receipt of intelligence information, naval personnel attached to SLNS Gotaimbara located in Pungudutivu and SLNS Wasaba in the Delft Island belonging to the Northern Naval Command seized 17 kg of Kerala Cannabis hidden in the general area of Oththapanai in Delft Island yesterday (17).

18 Dec 2016

Five fishermen arrested for engaging in illegal fishing using explosives

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Mannar belonging to the North Central Naval Command arrested 5 fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using explosives in the sea area off Pallemunai, Mannar yesterday (17).

18 Dec 2016

Re-docking of Navy’s second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel in Goa, India

The re-docking of Navy’s second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) which was unslipped on 15th December 2016 was inaugurated by the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy and Commandant of the Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro at Goa Shipyard Limited yesterday (16).

17 Dec 2016

Navy records impressive performance over Air Force in Dialog Rugby League 2016/17

Navy Sports Club recorded another comprehensive victory over the Air Force in another first round game of Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 held at Rathmalana Air Force Grounds last evening (16).

17 Dec 2016

Hon. Prime Minister expresses gratitude to the Navy for rescuing ships at the Port of Hambantota
 

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne called on the Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Temple Trees on 15th December 2016 and handed over a report on the Naval Operation carried out to release the international vessels forcibly detained by the striking port employees.

17 Dec 2016

Rear Admiral Chandana Kulasekara bids farewell to his illustrious naval career 

Rear Admiral Chandana Kulasekara who served as the Director General Logistics at the Naval Headquarters, today (16) bade farewell to his illustrious naval career which spanned over 30 years.

16 Dec 2016

Northern Naval Command conducts another field medical clinic in Punguduthivu

As a part of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Community Development and Social Responsibility Project, the Northern Naval Command conducted a field health clinic at the Madadaveli Community Hall, Pungudurhivu on 13th December 2016 under the patronage of Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Piyal de Silva.

16 Dec 2016

Rear Admiral Sarath Dissanayake honoured in farewell salute

Rear Admiral Sarath Dissanayake who held office as the Director General Administration retired form his 34 year-long distinguished tenure in the naval service where he dispatched a noble duty for the Navy and motherland.

16 Dec 2016

Two Reverse Osmosis plants declared open in Balapitiya and Mullaitivu
 

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

15 Dec 2016

Navy continues to render assistance to carry out routine operations at the Port of Hambantota

The Sri Lanka Navy managed to get the turbulent situation that evolved at the Port of Hambantota on 10th of December under control by establishing security and restoring operational activities.

15 Dec 2016