Commander of the Navy attends inaugural ceremony of International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Marine Resources Conservation Week – 2020
The inaugural ceremony of the International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Marine Resources Conservation Week – 2020 organized by the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) was held under the patronage of Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The event that got off the ground at Mount Lavinia Beach today (19th September 2020) was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
19 Sep 2020
Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne felicitated by his Alma Mater
Training of Trainers programme for naval personnel on Non Communicable Disease
Navy secures many wins at Bart’s Bash Sailing Regatta - 2020
Ambassador of Afghanistan pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
Commander Eastern Naval Area visits ICGS ‘Sujay’ and ‘Samudra Paheredar’
Commander Eastern Naval Area, meeting with the Commanding Officers of Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Sujay’ and ‘Samudra Paheredar’ in Trincomalee, expressed his heartfelt gratitude for the exceptional cooperation rendered by them in averting a major environmental disaster by successfully dousing the fire onboard MT New Diamond.
16 Sep 2020
NSVU and Navy Welfare support Defence Services College, Colombo with over Rs. 01 million supplies
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit and Navy Welfare directorate have sponsored for equipment and books worth over Rs. 01 million, for the use of Defence Services College on Malay Street, Colombo on 14th September 2020. Accordingly, the occasion to handover these provisions was held under the patronage of the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne at the college auditorium.
15 Sep 2020
Navy’s Good Samaritans pay visit injured rescuee of MT New Diamond
The three-member rescue team who saved the life of the third engineer of the fire-stricken MT New Diamond, got an opportunity to share a light moment and wish him speedy recovery on Sunday 13th September 2020. The Navy sprang into action to bring ashore the injured third engineer of MT New Diamond and rush him to hospital for immediate treatment following the oil tanker caught fire on 03rd September.
14 Sep 2020
Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera appointed as Chief of Staff of the Navy
His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa the President and Commander-in- Chief of Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka appointed Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 12th September 2020. Accordingly, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, officially handed over the letter of appointment to Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera today (14th September) and expresse
14 Sep 2020
Passing out Parade of Direct Entry officers & Commissioning of Service Entry candidates held at NMA
A colourful ceremony saw the passing out of 13 Direct Entry officers of Executive and Logistic branches from 1/2019 intake and commissioning of 06 Service Entry candidates of 1/2019 batch at the main parade ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee on 11th September 2020. The event was graced by Commander Western Naval Area, as the Chief Guest.
12 Sep 2020
Commander of the Navy Chief Guest at SBS insignia awarding ceremony
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over a ceremony held at the SBS Headquarters, Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee on 10th September 2020, to award insignia to 03 officers and 29 sailors of the 27th intake of the Navy's Special Boats Squadron (SBS), on successful completion of their training.
12 Sep 2020
Navy assists apprehension of 05 suspects with heroin and Kerala cannabis