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16 Sep 2017

OPV provided by the Indian Government arrives at the Colombo harbour
 

The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) provided by the Indian Government to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard, in a bid to expand its operational capabilities, arrived at the Colombo harbour this morning (16 September 2017).

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15 Sep 2017

Navy recovers the body of a foreigner dragged underwater by a crocodile
 

The Navy was able to recover the body of a foreigner who had been snatched by a crocodile today(14 September). Acting swiftly in response to a request made by Pottuvil Police, the Navy dispatched a team of Rapid Response Rescue and Relief Unit (4RU) personnel attached to the South Eastern Naval Command to the location.

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14 Sep 2017

Navy Commander observes Cormorant Strike VIII FTX
 

The joint tri-services Field Training Exercise (FTX), 'Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017', organized by the Sri Lanka Army for the 8th consecutive year, is taking place covering the Eastern Province.

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13 Sep 2017

Commander of the Navy meets Archbishop of Colombo
 

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah met the Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith and received his blessings at the Bishop House in Colombo today (13 September 2017).

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13 Sep 2017

SLN’s 4RU personnel rescue 02 persons drowning in Gregory Lake
 

Naval personnel attached to the Sri Lanka Navy’s Rapid Response Rescue and Relief Unit (4RU) rescued two persons from drowning in the Gregory Lake in Nuwara Eliya yesterday (12 September 2017).

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12 Sep 2017

NSVU warmly welcomes new President
 

The members of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) warmly welcomed its new President, Mrs. Thiruni Sinniah during a ceremony held at the Navy Headquarters today (12 September 2017).

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12 Sep 2017

Training module on PM CCSMEE commences in Welisara
 

A training module on Preventive Medicine and Casualty Care Subject Matter Expert Exchange got off the ground at the naval base SLNS Gemunu in Welisara yesterday (11 September 2017).

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12 Sep 2017

Commander of the Navy pays homage to Madhu Church
 

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah along with his spouse Mrs. Thiruni Sinniah visited the historic Madhu Shrine in Mannar and paid homage to the Madhu Matha on 10th September 2017.

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12 Sep 2017

Turkish Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The Defence Attaché of the Embassy of Republic of the Turkey, Colonel Kemal Kahraman called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah at the Navy Headquarters today (12 September 2017).

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12 Sep 2017

Navy apprehends 12 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
 

Naval personnel onboard Fast Attack Craft and SLNS Ranawickrama attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol apprehended 12 Indian fishermen along with their 2 fishing trawlers for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters about 2 nautical miles North-east of the Kachchativu Island yesterday (11 August 2017).

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