Pre Treatment machine for Plastic Recycling established in North Central Naval Command

As a sustainable solution to waste and its struggle with a garbage disposal system, the Marine Conservation and Monitoring Unit of Sri Lanka Navy introduced a new methodology for plastic recycling, in the last year.

11 Mar 2019

Navy recovers body of a person drowned at sea

Sri Lanka Navy launched a diving operation in search of a person drowned in the sea area of Preethipura, Wattala yesterday (10th March) and managed to recover the dead body of the person this morning.

11 Mar 2019

Three held by Navy for illegal fishing without passes

Three (03) persons who engaged in illegal fishing without fishing passes, at Valachchanai lagoon area were apprehended by a group of Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command on patrol, yesterday (10th March).

11 Mar 2019

Navy recovers an illegal fishing net in Verugal

Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command recovered an illegal fishing net during a search carried out in the sea area of Verugal in Trincomalee yesterday (10th March).

11 Mar 2019

Navy recovers a heap of Beedi leaves floating on the Northern seas

A heap of Beedi leaves floating on the seas South of Delft island was recovered by the crew members of a Inshore Patrol Craft (IPC) attached to the Northern Naval Command during a search operation carried out in the Northern seas.

11 Mar 2019

Navy spares more time to indulge its passion for turtle conservation

Nearly all species of turtle that were once found in abundance in oceans around the world are classified as endangered sea animals in recent times.

10 Mar 2019

Navy apprehends two persons engaged in illegal fishing with explosive

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command apprehended two persons who engaged in illegal fishing with explosive along with 1233 kg of their fish catch, during a raid carried out in Valaikadu area, yesterday (09th March).

10 Mar 2019

Navy rushes an ill fisherman ashore for treatment

Sri Lanka Navy promptly sprang into action to rush an ill fisherman ashore for treatment today (09th March). The patient was aboard the multiday fishing trawler ‘Ran Putha’ which had left the Trincomalee harbour for fishing on 05th March.

10 Mar 2019

312.5kg of beedi leaves found during naval operation in northern seas

During a naval operation carried out, naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command found 312.5kg of beedi leaves left behind in the sea area northwest of Analathivu Island today (09th March).

10 Mar 2019

Navy joins celebration of International Women’s Day celebrations

The national ceremony to mark the International Women’s Day celebrations 2019 was held at the Salgadu Grounds in Anuradhapura yesterday (08th March), under the patronage of the President, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena.

09 Mar 2019