His Excellency the President appoints new Chief of Defence Staff
 

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President, and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces appointed Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne as the new Chief of Defence Staff.

19 Aug 2017

Commander of the Navy declares open administrative building at Naval Detachment, Hambantota
 

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne declared open the newly constructed administrative building for the Naval Detachment located at the Hambantota harbour premises today (19 August 2017).

19 Aug 2017

HE the President appoints new Navy Commander
 

Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah was appointed as the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena this morning (18th August 2017).

18 Aug 2017

Fourth edition of Navy Journal launched
 

The first copy of the fourth edition of the Navy Journal published by the Naval Research Wing of the Sri Lanka Navy was presented to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne by its Chief Editor, Commodore Rohitha Perera at the Naval Headquarters today (18 August 2017).

18 Aug 2017

Sri Lanka Navy Public Speaking Competition 2017
 

The Public Speaking Competition 2017 of the Sri Lanka Navy was held at the Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda Auditorium, SLNS Parakrama today (16 August 2017).

18 Aug 2017

CDS pays a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
 

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Crisanthe De Silva made a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo today (17 August 2017).

17 Aug 2017

Foundation stone laid for new Directorate of Naval Design Complex
 

The foundation stone was laid for the new office complex of the newly-established Directorate of Naval Design by the Director General Engineering, Commodore Ravindra Ranasinghe on 16th August 2017 at the Welisara Naval Complex. The office complex will enable the new directorate, which is established in accordance with the Commander of the Navy’s vision to modernize the naval fleet, to lead the ship design dimensions of the Sri Lanka Navy.

17 Aug 2017

Navy rescues two drowning persons at Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya
 

Naval personnel attached to the Rapid Action Boat Squadron (RABS) rescued two persons who were drowning at the Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya having fallen from a Jet Ski watercraft this evening (17th August 2017).

17 Aug 2017

Navy apprehends 03 fishermen with 578 kg of sea cucumber
 

Naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Nothern Naval Command arrested 03 fishermen with their dinghy for engaging in illegal harvesting of sea cucumber in the sea area about 7.5 nautical miles north of Point Pedro Lighthouse today (16 August 2017).

16 Aug 2017

Four (04) fishermen arrested by Navy for engaging in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 04 fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing activities using unauthorized fishing nets in the sea area of Punneyadi, Muttur today (16 August 2017).

16 Aug 2017