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Navy nabs 11 persons engaged fishing with banned nets

A group of Naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command, apprehended eleven persons who engaged in illegal fishing with banned nets, during a patrol carried out in Mohothtuwaram area, yesterday (13th March)....

2019-03-15

Explosive items used for illegal fishing found by Navy

Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a search, found few explosive items jettisoned in the sea area between Chemmalei and Nayaru today (14th March). ...

2019-03-15

Navy rescues two fishermen distressed in seas

Two fishermen who distressed in the seas off Mannar due to stranding their fishing craft between the sand banks, were rescued by a group of naval personnel attached to North central Naval Command, today (14th March). ...

2019-03-14

Five (05) persons apprehended by Navy for illegal fishing

A group of Naval personnel attached to the North Western Naval Command, apprehended five persons who engaged in illegal fishing without valid fishing passes and using banned nets, during a patrol carried out in Rodapadu area, yesterday (13th March)....

2019-03-14

Navy nabs seven persons for illegal fishing

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command apprehended seven persons who were engaging in illegal fishing during a patrol carried out in Sinnapadu area, this morning (13th March)....

2019-03-13

Interest free loans awarded for 55 Senior Sailors

Fifty five (55) Senior Sailors of Sri Lanka Navy were awarded Interest free loan facility valued Five Hundred Thousand rupees (Rs.500000/=) each, by the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Navy Commander’s office, today (13th March). ...

2019-03-13

SLNS Buwaneka proudly celebrates its 07th anniversary

The 07th anniversary of SLNS Buwaneka located in Nachchikuda fell on yesterday (12th March 2019) and a series of programmes were conducted by the crew of SLNS Barana under the guidance of Commanding Officer Commander(H) Nadith Walpola in view of the anniversary celebrations...

2019-03-13

27th anniversary of SLNS Dakshina celebrated on grand note

The 27th anniversary of SLNS Dakshina which fell on 09th March this year was celebrated on grand note....

2019-03-12

Navy throws its full weight behind to conduct Kachchathivu feast 2019 on high note

The St. Anthony's sacred Church on Kachchativu Island has long been a pinnacle of respect of both Indian and Sri Lankan Catholic devotees. The Kachchathivu islet is located close to the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and its church mass, organized by the District Secretary of Jaffna, is scheduled to be held on 16th March 2019....

2019-03-12

A turtle caught by Indian fishers set free by Navy

During a patrol in northern seas, naval personnel onboard a Sri Lanka Navy vessel intercepted an Indian fishing trawler engaged in fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters on 24th February. ...

2019-03-12

Navy search operations locate further 751.94kg of beedi leaves

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command found 03 parcels containing beedi leaves during a search carried out at Sand Dunes IV in Mannar on 10th March....

2019-03-12

Navy recovers explosives used for illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command recovered few explosive items hidden in a scrub, during a search carried out in the beach area of Sagarapura yesterday (11th March)....

2019-03-12

Rear Admiral Sujeewa Perera assumes office as Commandant VNF

Rear Admiral Sujeewa Perera assumed office as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force (VNF) on an auspicious note today (11th March). ...

2019-03-11

Four (04) suspects nabbed with 706.32kg of beedi leaves

A group of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command nabbed 04 suspects with 15 packs of beedi leaves during a search carried out in the sea area of Urumalei, Mannar yesterday (10th March). ...

2019-03-11

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....

2019-03-11