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13 Jan 2018

Commander SFHQ-E meets Commander Eastern Naval Area
 

Commander Security Forces Headquarters – East, Major General HWSDB Pananwala met Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Nimal Sarathsena at the Eastern Naval Command Headquarters in Trincomalee today (13 January).

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12 Jan 2018

Navy and Coast Guard conduct oil spill management exercise in Kankesanthurai seas
 

Sri Lanka Navy being a key partner in conservation of marine resources conducted an oil spill management exercise partnering with Sri Lanka Coast Guard in the seas off Kankesanthurai harbour yesterday (11 January).

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12 Jan 2018

Navy renders assistance to find 356 kg of Kerala cannabis and apprehend a person with intoxicating tablets
 

Based on information received by the Navy, a group of Navy Marines attached to the Northwestern Naval Command combined with officials of the Silawathura Police and the Narcotics Division of Mannar found 356 kg of Kerala cannabis during a search conducted in the general area of Kayakkuli yesterday (11 January).

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11 Jan 2018

Lieutenant Commander Saliya Hemachandra(H) takes over command of SLNS Hansaya
 

Lieutenant Commander Saliya Hemachandra(H) assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s passenger craft, SLNS Hansaya yesterday (10th January).

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11 Jan 2018

Navy foils gold smuggling attempt into India, two suspects apprehended with 600 g of gold
 

On receipt of information to the Navy, a group of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command apprehended two persons with 600 g of gold in the general area of Pesalai yesterday (10 January).

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10 Jan 2018

SL Navy in an operation to rescue fishermen distressed by collision
 

On 9th January around 11.20 pm, the container carrier “MV GLOVIS CAPTAIN” under the flag of Marshal Islands, which was sailing to the Hambantota port from the port of Colombo collided with “Nadeesha II “ a multiday fishing trawler which had left Hikkaduwa fisheries harbour for fishing with 7 fishermen onboard on last 1st of January, at the deep sea 13 nautical miles off the Light House,Dondra.

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10 Jan 2018

Newly appointed Australian Defence Attaché calls on Chief of Staff of the Navy
 

The newly appointed Defence Attaché of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Group Captain Sean Unwin paid a courtesy call on Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro at the Naval Headquarters, Colombo today (10th January).

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10 Jan 2018

Navy arrests six local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to North Central Naval Command arrested six local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing using banned fishing nets in the Vedithalativu sea area yesterday (09 January).

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10 Jan 2018

Navy apprehends a person with one kg of Kerala Cannabis
 

On information received by the Navy, Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command with the assistance of Police STF-Uppuveli apprehended a person while transferring one kg of Kerala cannabis in a three wheeler, during a raid carried out in Nelaweli area yesterday (09th January).

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09 Jan 2018

The volunteer Naval Force proudly celebrates the 66th anniversary
 

The volunteer Naval Force of the Sri Lanka Navy, proudly celebrated its 66th anniversary at Sri Lanka Naval Ship Lanka in Welisara, today (9th January).

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