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

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 (20 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 (20 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 (20 February).

20 Feb 2019