Two (02) Royal Australian Navy ships depart from Trincomalee harbour on completion of their training visit

Two of the four Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ships - HMAS ‘Success’ and HMAS ‘Parramatta’,which arrived in Sri Lanka as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, departed from the Trincomalee harbour on successful completion of their training visit on 27th March.

29 Mar 2019

Navy apprehends two persons for fishing with explosive

Two persons who engaged in illegal fishing by using explosive (Dynamite) were apprehended by a troop of Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command during a patrol carried out at the seas off Norway island in Trincomalee, yesterday (26th March).

29 Mar 2019

Navy arrests 02 persons engaged in fishing without valid passes

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, during a patrol conducted in the sea area of Baththalangunduwa, Kalpitiya yesterday (28th March), arrested 02 persons engaged in fishing activities without valid passes.

29 Mar 2019

Unauthorized fishing nets found in Batticaloa lagoon area

Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a routine patrol carried out in the Batticaloa lagoon area, found several of unauthorized fishing nets yesterday (27th March).

28 Mar 2019

Navy General Hospital (CBO) recognized at National Productivity Competition

The National Productivity Awards 2018 organized by the National Productivity Secretariat under the guidance of Ministry of Public Administration and Management was held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 26th March 2019, under the patronage of the Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe.

28 Mar 2019

HADR exchange programme at RABS HQ

A joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exchange programme, combined with INDO-Pacific Endeavour 2019 was conducted at the Rapid Action Boats Squadron’s Headquarters (RABS HQ) of Gangewadiya, Eluvankulama, Puttalam yesterday (27th March).

28 Mar 2019

Commander of the Navy pays an inspection visit onboard SLNS ‘Sagara’ at LIMA-2019 in Malaysia

SLNS Sagara which left Trincomalee harbour on 19th March for Malaysia to participate in the International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA)-2019, reached to Langkawi island on 25th March and she was warmly welcomed by Malaysian Navy in accordance with naval traditions.

28 Mar 2019

Navy contributes in the protection of beautiful coastal line

Naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command assisted to the beach cleaning campaign launched at Palliyawatta and Poruthota beach areas in Negombo, yesterday (27th March).

28 Mar 2019

Silent role played by Navy in drug bust and prevention of drug abuse through its sheer commitment

Drug abuse is often accompanied by a number of harmful social impacts upon the development of a country. Drug addiction has a severe impact not only on the individual but also the economic, social and cultural backgrounds of a nation.

28 Mar 2019

SLN personnel visit HMAS ‘Canberra’ at Colombo harbour

The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS ‘Canberra’ arrived in Sri Lanka on 23rd March in view of strengthening the cooperation on maritime affairs under the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019. Meanwhile, a group of personnel from the Sri Lanka Navy visited the ship berthed at the port of Colombo yesterday (26th March).

27 Mar 2019