Navy held 02 fishers for illegal fishing without passes

Two persons who engaged in illegal fishing without passes were apprehended by naval personnel attached to North Western Naval Command, at Kudiramalai sea area on 15th Feb 2019.

15 Feb 2019

Navy apprehends 14 illegal migrants

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command in coordination with Police STF-Katharagama, apprehended 14 Sri Lankans, who secretly stayed at a lodge in Thissamaharama on an illegal migration attempt to Reunion island by boat, on 14th Feb 2019.

15 Feb 2019

Japan-Sri Lanka Navy to Navy staff talks held for the first time in Colombo

The inaugural staff talks between the Sri Lanka Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) was held at the Lighthouse Galley premises in Colombo on 14th and 15th February.

15 Feb 2019

Three Iranian ships arrive at port of Colombo

The Iranian naval ships; Bushehr, Lavan and Bayandore arrived at the port of Colombo on a training and goodwill visit today (15th February).

15 Feb 2019

Commander of the Navy visits North Western Naval Command

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva visited the North Western Naval Command on last 12th and 13th February. He was warmly received by Commander North Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sujeewa Perera.

15 Feb 2019

Navy apprehends a person with 2 kg of KG

On information received by the Navy, a troop of naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command searched a person who was riding his motor bike along the road in front of the main gate of SLNS Kanchadewa, yesterday (14 February).

15 Feb 2019

Navy nabs a person carried live turtle

A suspicious person who was travelling on a push bicycle in front of the Regional Hospital-Delft , had been seared by a troop of Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, on foot patrol, yesterday (14 February) and recovered a live turtle being carried hidden in a bag.

15 Feb 2019

Captain (H) Sujeewa Weerasuriya assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Shakthi

Captain (H) Sujeewa Weerasuriya yesterday (14th February) assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Landing Ship Tank, SLNS Shakthi.

15 Feb 2019

Navy arrests an Indian immigrant in Talaimannar

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command held an Indian national in Urumalei area, Talaimannar today (14th February).

14 Feb 2019

President of Pakistan confers the highest military award on CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) Medal by HE the President of Pakistan at a Special investiture Ceremony held at Islamabad, Pakistan on 13th February 2019.

14 Feb 2019