Four persons arrested by Navy while loading sand without permit

Marine personnel attached to the Eastern Naval command in coordination with STF personnel of Sardhapura Police during a raid arrested 04 persons who were loading and transferring sand of Mahaweli River, without a valid permit.

26 Jan 2019

Australian Government gifts 03 Stabicraft to Sri Lanka Coast Guard

The Australian Government handed over 03 Stabicraft to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard during a ceremony held at SLNS Rangalla in the Colombo harbour premises today (25th January).

25 Jan 2019

Commander of the Navy visits Eastern Naval Command

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva visited the Eastern Naval Command on last 21 and 22 January.

25 Jan 2019

Two (02) persons held by Navy for engaging in illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command held 02 persons for engaging in illegal fishing using unauthorized fishing nets in the sea area 01 nautical mile east of the Palaithivu Island yesterday (24th January).

25 Jan 2019

Navy rescues a person drowning in Kalu Ganga

Responding to the information provided by Kaluthara (South) Police, a team of lifesaving sailors attached to the Rapid Response Rescue and Relief unit of Sri Lanka Navy, rescued a person who was drowning near the North bridge of Kalu Ganga, yesterday evening (24 January).

25 Jan 2019

Navy apprehends a group of persons transferred sand

Six (06) persons who were transferring sand in Dehiwatta area, Kantale were apprehended by a troop of Marine personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command in coordination with Police STF-Trincomalee, yesterday (24th January).

25 Jan 2019

Another five Indian trawlers handed over to India

Five (05) Indian fishing trawlers which had been apprehended by Sri Lanka Navy due to trespassing and illegal fishing in the Sri Lankan waters, handed over to India by Sri Lanka Navy in coordination with the Department of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, yesterday (23 January).

24 Jan 2019

Cache of explosives unearthed in Amban area

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command recovered a cache of explosives in the general area of Amban on 22nd January.

24 Jan 2019

CONEX 19 to begin in Colombo

Sri Lanka Navy has made all arrangements ready to inaugurate the Colombo Naval Exercise (CONEX) as an annual exercise of the sea going force from this year onwards.

23 Jan 2019

Search and Rescue Swift water Training programme concludes in a successful note

The Search and Rescue Swift Water Training Programme coordinated by the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) which was commenced at the Rapid Action Boat Squadron’s Headquarters (RABS HQ) established at Gangewadiya in Eluvankulama, Puttalam on 16th January 2019, spanned for 8 consecutive days and concluded successfully, today (23 th January).

23 Jan 2019