Illegal fishing nets found in the lagoon area of Batticaloa

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command found few nylon fishing nets used for illegal fishing, during a patrol carried out in the lagoon area of Batticaloa yesterday (24th March).

25 Mar 2019

Sri Lanka Navy Inter-command Volleyball Tournament – 2019

Sri Lanka Navy Inter-command Volleyball Tournament-2019 came to a successful end at the volleyball court of SLNS Shiksha, on 23rd March.

25 Mar 2019

Nine (09) foreign drug traffickers arrested during combined mission of Navy and Police

Based on information received to the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), a group of Navy and PNB officials arrested 09 foreign drug traffickers aboard a suspicious vessel, during a combined search operation conducted in southern seas today (24th March).

24 Mar 2019

Australian delegation in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 calls on Commander of the Navy

The Flag Officer onboard HMAS "Canberra" Air Commodore Richard Owen and the Commanding Officer of HMAS " Newcastle" Commander Anita Sellick who arrived in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, called on Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval headquarters, today (24th March).

24 Mar 2019

Navy facilitates St. Anthony's Church Festival in Palaithivu

The annual festival of the St. Anthony’s Church located on the Palaithivu Island was held on a high note yesterday (23rd March) with the attendance of a large number of devotees who came all the way from the districts of Jaffna and Kilinochchi.

24 Mar 2019

Eleven (11) Indian fishermen arrested for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Navy arrested 11 Indian fishermen along with 02 fishing trawlers belonging to them for engaging in illegal fishing last night (23rd March).

24 Mar 2019

Four Australian Naval ships arrive in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019

Four (04) Australian ships belong to the Royal Australian Navy HMAS “Canberra” , HMAS “Newcastle”, HMAS “Success” and HMAS “Parramatta” arrived in Sri Lanka today (23rd March) to participate in the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019.

23 Mar 2019

A preaching of sermon at Naval Headquarters on the sidelines of Tripitakabhivandana’ Week

As a meritorious concept of the President His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena the Theravada Tripitaka was declared as a National Heritage of Sri Lanka and in parallel with the Tripitaka being recognized as a World Heritage, the Presidential Secretariat has announced the ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ Week from 16th to 23rd March.

22 Mar 2019

Three persons with 1547.68 kg of Beedi leaves held by Navy

Three persons with 41 sacks of Beedi leaves were apprehended by a group of Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, during a patrol carried out in Talaimannar sea area, today (22nd March).

22 Mar 2019

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