Lieutenant Commander Athula Bandara assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Hansaya

Lieutenant Commander (ND) Athula Bandara assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) Hansaya yesterday (26th March).

27 Mar 2019

Navy apprehends 05 suspects for catching fish using illegal fishing nets

Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a patrol conducted in the seas off the Norway Island in Trincomalee, apprehended 05 suspects who were catching fish using illegal fishing nets yesterday (26th March).

27 Mar 2019

A person with 80kg of fish caught using dynamite arrested

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested a person with 80kg of fish caught using dynamite, during a raid carried out in the general area of Mohoththuwaram, Trincomalee yesterday (26th March).

27 Mar 2019

Three (03) persons arrested for engaging in illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, during routine patrol in the sea area of Erumativu in Kalpitiya, arrested 03 persons for engaging in illegal fishing without valid fishing permit yesterday (26th March).

27 Mar 2019

Australian naval personnel pitch in with beach cleaning in Trincomalee

Crew members of HMAS ‘Success’ which arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 23rd of this month to take part in the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, pitched in with a beach cleaning programme conducted at the beach of Round Bay in Trincomalee today (26th March).

26 Mar 2019

Navy recovers a banned fishing net

A troop of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, recovered a banned net during a patrol carried out at Jayanagar beach area in Trincomalee, yesterday (25th March).

26 Mar 2019

Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy held 11 Indian fishermen along with 03 fishing trawlers for engaging in illegal fishing in northern waters belonging to Sri Lanka last night (25th March) and this morning.

26 Mar 2019

Navy recovers a haul of Beedi leaves floating in the sea

A group of Naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command, recovered a haul of Beedi leaves floating in the sea which was 1232.5 kg in weight, during a patrol carried out in Udappuwa sea area, yesterday (26th March). This recovered haul was packed in 35 parcels.

26 Mar 2019

Person with a stock of illegal cigarettes arrested in Galle

Based on information provided by the Navy, a person with 560 illegal cigarettes was arrested during a joint raid conducted in coordination with the officials of the Galle Police in the town area of Galle today (25th March).

25 Mar 2019

Navy renders assistance to douse fire erupted at textile shop in Wattala

Responding to the distress call received from the Wattala Police last night (24th March) about a fire erupted on the fifth floor of a textile shop in town, Sri Lanka Navy swiftly sent two teams of Navy firefighters to the scene of fire.

25 Mar 2019