Captain Damian Fernando takes over command of SLNS Samudura

Captain (G) Damian Fernando took over the duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SLNS Samudura today (23rd November).

23 Nov 2018

Japanese Ambassador calls on Commander Eastern Naval Area

The Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka, His Excellency Akira Sugiyama paid a visit to Eastern Naval Command Headquarters, today (23 November).

23 Nov 2018

SLNS ‘Shiksha’ proudly celebrates its 13th anniversary

The 13th anniversary of Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) ‘Shiksha’ fell on 18th November this year. In view of the anniversary celebrations, wide ranging programmes including religious events were conducted by the crew of the establishment, under the guidance of its Commanding Officer, Captain (H) Asoka Wijesiriwardane.

23 Nov 2018

Navy assists to rescue a fisherman onboard a distressed fishing trawler

A troop of naval personnel attached to SLNS Mahaweli in Eastern Naval Command, rescued a fisherman who was onboard “jayavi IV”, a distressed trawler at the Codbay fishing harbour, on 19th November.

21 Nov 2018

Navy conducts VBSS course for foreign defence partners

A Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) Course for the Coast Guard, Police and Customs officials of Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippine commenced at the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) Headquarters in Trincomalee yesterday (19th November 2018).

20 Nov 2018

Navy grabs several victories at ‘RCYC LOGAN Cup’ sailing regatta

‘RCYC LOGAN Cup’ sailing regatta organized by Royal Ceylon Yacht Club was held successfully at Bolgoda lake on 17th November. About thirty two (32) contestants on 20 yachts participated in this year’s mega event representing Sri Lanka Navy Sailing Club, Ceylon Motor Yacht Club and Royal College, Colombo.

20 Nov 2018

Final of Navy Public Speaking Competition- 2018 to be held on 30th November

On successful completion of the semifinals of the Navy Public Speaking On successful completion of the semifinals of the Navy Public Speaking Competition- 2018 held on 16th November, the final 10 contestants of the event are ready to hog the limelight, during the final which is scheduled to be held at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters on 30th November 2018.

20 Nov 2018

31 persons held by Navy for engaging in illegal acts

Sri Lanka Navy assisted to apprehend 31 persons engaged in illegal acts at various locations in the island during the past few days.

20 Nov 2018

Four Reverse Osmosis plants declared open for community use

et another Community Welfare Project of the Sri Lanka Navy came to a successful end with the opening of 04 Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe in Anuradhapura on 17th November 2018.

19 Nov 2018

Navy assists conduct of medical outreach programme organized by SLCOMM in Welioya

Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine [SLCOMM] conducted a large-scale medical outreach programme including a field health clinic at the Paranagama Wewa Vidyalaya in Gajabapura, Welioya on 17th November 2018.

19 Nov 2018