327kg and 160g of Beedi leaves found in sea area of Talaimannar

During further search conducted in the sea area of Talaimannar this morning (21st March) 04 sacks containing 327kg and 160g of Beedi leaves were found by naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command.

21 Mar 2019

Navy apprehends two persons with 912.46 kg of Beedi leaves

A group of Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command apprehended two persons with 27 sacks of Beedi leaves, during a patrol carried out in the seas 5 nautical miles off Talaimannar lighthouse, yesterday night ( 20th March).

21 Mar 2019

Navy recovers 150kg and 540g of Kerala cannabis from Urumalei

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, during a search operation, recovered 05 gunny bags washed to the beach of Urumalei in Talaimannar this morning (20th March).

20 Mar 2019

Australian Navy ships leave Trincomalee harbour on completion of successful tour

The Royal Australian Navy ships, HMAS Diamantina and HMAS Leeuwin left for their next port of call from Trincomalee today (20th March). Sri Lanka Navy bade customary farewell to the departing ships at the port of Trincomalee.

20 Mar 2019

Navy-made 600th RO plant declared open by the President at Isurumuniya Viharaya

Marking yet another important landmark of the Sri Lanka Navy’s efforts to curb Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) reported in several regions of the island, the 600th Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant made by the Navy was ceremonially declared open by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena at the Isurumuniya Viharaya in Anuradhapura today (20th March).

20 Mar 2019

A person held for using unauthorized nets to catch fish

Naval personnel attached to the Southeastern Naval Command, during a patrol conducted in the general area of Maradamunei, Kalmunai yesterday (19th March) apprehended a person for catching fish using unauthorized fishing nets.

20 Mar 2019

Navy recovers a banned fishing net

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command, recovered a banned nylon net during a patrol carried out at Serakkuliya sea area in Kalpitiya, today (19th March).

19 Mar 2019

SLNS Sagara leaves for Malaysia to participate in LIMA-2019

Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sagara left Trincomalee harbour today (19th March) for Malaysia to participate in the International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA)-2019 which is scheduled to be held on Langkawi Island.

19 Mar 2019

Three (03) persons arrested for engaging in illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, during patrol in the sea area of Palliyawatta in Kalpitiya, arrested 03 persons for engaging in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets, without a valid license yesterday (18th March).

19 Mar 2019

Three (03) persons nabbed with 10.4kg of Kerala cannabis

A troop of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command nabbed 03 persons with 10.4kg of Kerala cannabis during a raid carried out in the general area of Aiyyakachchi yesterday (17th March).

18 Mar 2019