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 (19 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 (19 February). It is suspected that the persons involved have escaped leaving the fish in the dinghy.

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

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 ‘Dunlop Bell Sailing Championship – 2018’

The Dunlop Bell Sailing 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