Navy extends further assistance to identify pertinent locations for sand mining in Trincomalee

After issuing a temporary order of prohibition for sand mining around the Mahaweli river from 15 to 28 of February, Sri Lanka Geological Survey and Mining Bureau carried out a field survey in order to assess the sand mining process in Trincomalee district from 21st to 23rd February and Sri Lanka Navy assisted for this mission.

22 Feb 2019

Commander Ranjith Wimalarathna takes over command of SLNS Mihikatha

Commander Ranjith Wimalarathna assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Gun Boat, SLNS Mihikatha, today (22 February).

22 Feb 2019

A person in possession of 3.83 kg Kerala Cannabis apprehended

A troop of naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command in coordination with Narcotic Division-Puttalam apprehended a person who was transferring 3.83kg of KG in his possession, during a raid carried out at Karambe area in Kurunegala, yesterday(21 February).

22 Feb 2019

Unauthorized fishing nets found in Batticaloa lagoon area

A Naval troop attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during routine patrol carried out in the Batticaloa lagoon area, found a large number of unauthorized fishing nets yesterday (21 February).

22 Feb 2019

Navy apprehends five (05) Indian poachers in Sri Lankan waters

Five (05) Indian fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters and their trawler were apprehended by a Naval craft attached to the North Central Naval Command in the seas North west of Arippu beacon, yesterday (21th February).

22 Feb 2019

Commander of the Navy visits South Eastern Naval Command

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva made a visit to the South Eastern Naval Command yesterday (20th February).

21 Feb 2019

Navy assists to identify the sand mining areas in Trincomalee

After issuing a temporary order of prohibition for sand mining around the Mahaweli river from 15 to 28 of February, Sri Lanka Geological Survey and Mining Bureau has planned to carry out a field survey in order to assess the sand mining process in Trincomalee district from 21st to 23rd February and they have obtained the assistance of Sri Lanka Navy for this mission.

21 Feb 2019

Captain Nalin Nawarathna takes over command of SLNS Sindurala

Captain Nalin Nawarathna assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sindurala, today (21st February).

21 Feb 2019

SLNS Sayurala organizes several programmes at Abudabi

SLNS Sayurla which is participating in the International Defence Exhibition and Conference-2019 commenced at Abudabi on 17th February, organized several programmes onboard, yesterday(20th February).

21 Feb 2019

Navy recovers the dead body of a drowned person

A diving operation in search of a person drowned and missed in Maussakele reservoir, was carried out yesterday (20th February) and accordingly the dead body of the missed person was recovered in the morning today (21st February).

21 Feb 2019