New Wardroom at SLNS Thambapanni declared open by Commander of the Navy
 

The newly constructed Wardroom of SLNS Thambapanni in Puttalam was ceremonially declared open by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne today (July, 20).

20 Jul 2017

JMSDF senior officers call on Chief of Staff
 

Four (4) senior officers of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, who arrived in Sri Lanka today (July, 20) on a goodwill visit, called on the Navy Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters.

20 Jul 2017

Two JMSDF ships arrive in Colombo harbour
 

Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) vessels arrived at the Colombo Harbour today (July, 20) on a good will visit. Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the two ships in accordance with naval traditions on their arrival.

20 Jul 2017

Navy arrests 2 suspect with illegal drugs
 

On receipt of intelligence information to the Navy, naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command combined with Peliyagoda Police apprehended 2 suspects with illegal drugs, during a raid carried out at Batuwatta locality in Negombo yesterday (July, 18).

19 Jul 2017

Suspect nabbed with stock of illegal cigarettes
 

Following an intelligence tip-off to the Navy, a group of naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command in coordination with STF personnel in Colombo nabbed a suspect with 1,000 packets of illegal cigarettes, during a raid carried out at Aluth Mawatha area in Mattakkuliya yesterday (July, 18).

19 Jul 2017

SL Navy extends services for over 10,000 OBST ship movements at Galle Operation Centre
 

Since restarting facilitation for Onboard Security Team (OBST) operations, the Sri Lanka Navy has provided services for over 10,000 ship movements through the Galle operation centre, as of this afternoon (July, 18).

18 Jul 2017

Navy extends hospitality to devotees of Kataragama foot pilgrimage
 

Sri Lanka Navy extended its warm hospitality to the devotees who toiled themselves in the traditional foot pilgrimage (Pada Yathra) from Northern Province to Kataragama Devalaya.

18 Jul 2017

Commander of the Navy applauds SLN woman ruggerites for winning Inter Club Super 7s Women's Rugby Tournament
 

The members of the SLN women's rugby team, who clinched the overall championship at the Inter Club Super 7s Women's Rugby Tournament, met with the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters today (July,18). While extending his best wishes on the excellent performances of the team, the Commander of the Navy presented cash prizes to the woman ruggerites in recognition of their achievement in the field of rugby.

18 Jul 2017

Navy apprehends three fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command apprehended 3 fishermen for engaging in fishing activities using illegal fishing nets in the sea area of Nachchikuda yesterday (July, 17).

18 Jul 2017

Commander of the Navy hails naval personnel involved in ‘Jumbo’ rescue
 

During his recent visit to the Eastern Naval Command on Saturday (July, 15) to attend the Golden Jubilee of the Naval and Maritime Academy, the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne also took time off to visit the team of naval personnel who made a valiant effort in rescuing the Jumbo stranded at sea on 11th July.

17 Jul 2017