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HMS ‘Montrose’ arrives at port of Colombo

HMS ‘Montrose’ of the Royal Navy arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (02nd April). ...

2019-04-02

Jet Ski Championship – Navy Cup 2019 to start at Beira Lake on 06th and 07th April

The Jet Ski Championship – Navy Cup 2019 organized by the Jet Ski and Power Boating Pool of Sri Lanka Navy for the sixth time, is set to begin at the Beira Lake on 06th and 07th April. ...

2019-04-02

Navy pioneers to clean a canal in Peliyagoda area

The naval personnel of Canal Cleaning Project established at SLNS Thakshila took up on work to clean the canal flows down closer to the ongoing construction site for new vegetable market in Peliyagoda, yesterday (01st April)....

2019-04-02

Navy arrests 04 persons engaged in illegal fishing with explosive

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, arrested 04 persons engaged in illegal fishing with dynamite, during a patrol conducted in the sea area off Silawathura today (01st April). ...

2019-04-01

Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Exercise – 19 to begin on 18th April

The Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) – 19 exercise between the US Pacific Fleet and Sri Lanka Navy is scheduled to be held in Hambantota from 18 to 27th April 2019....

2019-04-01

Navy nabs a person with heroin

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command in coordination with Muttur Police, apprehended a person with 194mg of heroin, during a raid carried out at Thakwa Nagar in Pulmudai, today (01st April)....

2019-04-01

The upgraded Sick Quarters at SLNS Mahanaga declared open as the Naval Hospital Southeastern Naval Command

The upgraded Sick Quarters at SLNS Mahanaga was declared open as the Naval Hospital Southeastern Naval Command by the Commander Southeastern Naval Area Rear Admiral Noel Kalubowila, today ( 01st April )....

2019-04-01

Commander Janaka Hettiarachchi assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Jayasagara

Commander Janaka Hettiarachchi assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Jayasagara, today (01st April)....

2019-04-01

Navy recovers the dead body of a drowned person

A diving operation was launched by Navy divers yesterday (31st March) in search of the dead body of a missing person who drowned in the bathing spot at Beligaha road in Yattovita and accordingly the dead body was recovered in the morning today....

2019-04-01

Navy nabs a person with 910g of Cannabis

A team of Naval personnel attached to the Southeastern Naval Command in coordination with Police STF-Arugambay apprehended a person who possessed 910g of cannabis intended for retailing, in a raid carried out in Pothuvil area, yesterday (31st March)....

2019-04-01

Navy apprehends four (04) Nigerians attempted an illegal emigration

Naval personnel attached to a Coastal Patrol Vessel (CPV) belonging to the North Central Naval Command, during their patrol to curb illegal smuggling attempts in the territorial waters of the island, apprehended 04 Nigerian persons and 02 Sri Lankan nationals onboard a suspicious trawler plying in the Northern seas of Sri Lanka yesterday ( 31st March)....

2019-04-01

An ill fisherman rushed ashore by Navy for treatment

Sri Lanka Navy promptly sprang into action to rush a fisherman who had suddenly fallen ill, ashore for treatment today (31st March)....

2019-03-31

1057.42 kg of more Beedi leaves recovered during the Naval raid

Naval personnel attached to North Central Naval Command, apprehended 4 persons with 2026.84 kg of Beedi leaves during a raid carried out in Thlaimannar area on 29th March. ...

2019-03-31

Two persons engaged in fishing without valid passes apprehended by Navy

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, during a patrol conducted in the sea area of wella in Kalpitiya yesterday (30th March), arrested 02 persons engaged in fishing activities without valid passes....

2019-03-31

Fourteen (14) persons held by Navy for illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command, during patrol in the sea area of Daluwa in Kalpitiya, apprehended 14 persons for engaging in illegal fishing, using unauthorized nets and other illegal means, yesterday (30th March). ...

2019-03-31