Navy recovers banned fishing nets in Ullackalie lagoon area

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command recovered some banned fishing nets during a patrol carried out in Ullackalie lagoon area, yesterday (20th February).

21 Feb 2019

Navy held a person possessed Conch Shells

A person who was illegally transferring 24 conch shells on a motor bike was apprehended at Mohottuwaram area in Kalpitiya by a group of Naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command, yesterday (20th February).

21 Feb 2019

Thirteen (13) Indian fishermen held by Navy for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Thirteen (13) Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan waters were apprehended by Naval personnel onboard a Fast Patrol Vessel and Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command during their patrol in Northern seas, yesterday (20th February).

21 Feb 2019

Navy nabs 03 fishers for illegal fishing without passes

Three (03) persons who engaged in illegal fishing without passes were apprehended by naval personnel attached to Eastern Naval Command, at Polmalkuda beach area in Pulmuddai, yesterday (20th February).

21 Feb 2019

Navy assists to recover a stock of sand mined without permits

A troop of Naval Marine Force attached to the Eastern Naval Command in coordination with Sri Lanka Police and the officials of Sri Lanka Geological Survey and Mining Bureau recovered a stock of sand mined without permits during a raid carried out at Thippansetti area in Periya Kinniya, today (20th February).

20 Feb 2019

A haul of explosive recovered by a Naval raid

A group of Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command recovered a dinghy filled with fish which were caught by using explosive, during a patrol carried out at Thuduwa area in Pulmuddai, yesterday (19th February). The suspects had escaped leaving this dinghy with the fish catch.

20 Feb 2019

SLNS ‘Sayurala’ joins IDEX – 2019 in Abu Dhabi

After successful completion of the naval exercise AMAN-2019 held from 08th to 14th February in Karachi, Pakistan, SLNS ‘Sayurala’ arrived at the port of Mina Zayid in Abu Dhabi on 16th February, to attend the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) – 2019.

20 Feb 2019

Navy apprehends fish caught with explosive

A team of Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command recovered a haul of fish caught using explosive and a dinghy, during a patrol carried out at Thuduwa beach area in Pulmuddai , yesterday (19th February).

20 Feb 2019

Sayurala showcases Sri Lankan food culture at AMAN Food Festival - 2019

Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) Sayurala which was in Karachchi, Pakistan attending the naval exercise AMAN 2019 from 08th to 14th February, also took part in the Food Festival held on 10th February, on the sidelines of the main event.

20 Feb 2019

Unauthorized fishing nets found in Batticaloa lagoon area

Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during routine patrol carried out in the Batticaloa lagoon area, found a large number of unauthorized fishing nets this morning (19th February).

19 Feb 2019