Newly-appointed Commander of the Navy calls on His Excellency the President
 

The newly-appointed Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah called on His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (22, August).

23 Aug 2017

Navy renders assistance to nab 4 suspects attempted to sell 4 copper plates by illegal means
 

On receipt of intelligence information to the Navy, a group of naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command in coordination with Police Special Task Force nabbed 4 suspects who attempted to sell 4 copper plates with historic value, during a search carried out today (22 August 2017).

23 Aug 2017

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah assumes duties as the 21st Commander of the Navy
 

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has been pleased to appoint Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah, WWV, RWP, RSP and 2 Bar, USP, ctfndu, psc, MSc (D&SS), Dip in IR, MUSNI, as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promote him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 22nd August 2017.

22 Aug 2017

Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne assumes duties as CDS
 

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena promoted the former Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne to the 4-star rank of Admiral and appointed him as the Chief of Defence Staff with effect from 22nd August 2017.

22 Aug 2017

Five persons arrested for engaging in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command arrested 5 persons for engaging in illegal fishing practices using unauthorized fishing nets in the sea area between Odakkarativu and Sinna Erumativu in Kalpitiya yesterday (21 August 2017).

22 Aug 2017

Senior officers of JMSDF ‘Amagiri’ call on Commander Southern Naval Area
 

The senior officers of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Ship, ‘Amagiri’ called on Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Southern Naval Command Headquarters today (21 August 2017).

21 Aug 2017

NOLES– 2017 commences in Welisaraි
 

US Pacific Command’s premier multi-lateral theater security cooperation event, the Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2017 and Field Training Exercise (FTX) commenced at SLNS Gemunu in Welisara today (21 August 2017).

21 Aug 2017

JMSDF ‘Amagiri’ arrives at the Port of Hambantota
 

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Ship, ‘Amagiri’, arrived at the Port of Hambantota on a goodwill visit today (21 August 2017).

21 Aug 2017

War Hero’s family receives house under ‘Api Wenuwen Api’ project
 

A new house built under the ‘Api Wenuwen Api’ housing project for heroic security forces personnel was handed over to the Chief Petty Officer DKGS Wijesiri by the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe today (20th August 2017).

20 Aug 2017

Navy renders assistance to transfer critically ill fisherman ashore for prompt treatment
 

Naval personnel onboard SLNS ‘Jayasagara’ attached to the Southern Naval Command rendered assistance to transfer a critically ill fisherman, aboard a multiday fishing trawler, ashore for prompt medical treatment today (20, August 2017).

20 Aug 2017