Stock of illegally transported sea cucumber seized by Navy

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command during a search conducted in Mohoththuwaram area in Kalpitiya arrested 02 persons who were transporting sea cucumber without valid permit yesterday (18th February).

19 Feb 2019

Navy recovers banned fishing nets around Pallikuda area

A troop of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, recovered a number of banned fishing nets during a foot patrol carried out in Pallikuda area, yesterday (18th February).

19 Feb 2019

Navy yachts men record a number of victories at ‘Sailing National Championship – 2018’

The Sailing National Championship - 2018 organized by the Yachting Association of Sri Lanka was conducted in the seas off the Crow Island, Mattakkuliya on 15th and 16th February.

18 Feb 2019

Captain Kosala Warnakulasooriya assumes charge as Commanding Officer of SLNS Sayura

Captain (H) Kosala Warnakulasooriya assumed charge as the new Commanding Officer (CO) of the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SLNS Sayura today (18th February).

18 Feb 2019

Illegal fishing nets cast in Ullackalie lagoon taken into naval custody

A team of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command took into custody 07 illegal nylon fishing nets (150 feet each) cast in the Ullackalie lagoon area yesterday (17th February).

18 Feb 2019

Navy collars 03 suspects with 20kg of Kerala cannabis

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command together with Police Narcotic Bureau in Puttalam carried out a raid in the Ichchankadu sea area today (18th February) and collared 03 suspects for smuggling illegal drugs via sea.

18 Feb 2019

Trio of Iranian ships depart Colombo harbour

The three Iranian naval ships; Bushehr, Lavan and Bayandore which arrived in the island on a training and goodwill visit, departed the Colombo harbour on completion of their four-day official visit today (18th February).

18 Feb 2019

Captain Buddhika Liyanagamage takes over command of SLNS Nandimithra

Captain (C) Buddhika Liyanagamage took over the duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Fast Missile Vessel, SLNS Nandimithra today (18th February).

18 Feb 2019

Members of civil staff welcome Commander of the Navy

The civil staff members of the Sri Lanka Navy organized a ceremony to welcome the 23rd Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, SLNS Parakrama today (18th February).

18 Feb 2019

Sri Lanka Navy organises CISM Day Run - 2019

The International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run - 2019 was flagged off at the Galle Face Green Colombo today (18th February).

18 Feb 2019