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Rear Admiral Dhiren Vig calls on the Commander of the Navy

Rear Admiral Dhiren Vig, who led the Indian delegation for the navy-to-navy staff talks between the Indian and the Sri Lankan Navies, called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 02nd September 2015 to pay his courtesy....

2015-09-03

Joint exercise by Australian and Sri Lankan naval ships

A joint naval exercise was conducted between the visiting Australian naval ship Melbourne and Sri Lankan Navy ships SLNS Sagara and SLNS Samudura on 02nd September 2015....

2015-09-02

Commander of the Navy calls on the Hon. Prime Minister

Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe at the Prime Minister's Office today, 02nd September 2015. ...

2015-09-02

Director General Operation speaks on piracy at Defence Seminar

The Director General Operation, Rear Admiral Dharmendra Wettewa presented a special paper at the first session of the Defence Seminar 2015 on 01st September 2015....

2015-09-01

Naval troops arrest two persons with 740 Tramadol capsules

Naval troops attached to SLNS Kelani of the Western Naval Command arrested two persons who were transporting 740 Tramadol capsules in a three-wheeler. The arrest was made near Wellaweediya beach on 31st August 2015 with the assistance of Negambo Police....

2015-09-01

SLN arrests 16 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters

SLN craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 16 Indian fishermen and 3 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the Sri Lankan waters on 31st August 2015....

2015-09-01

North Central Naval Command conducts a field health clinic

As part of the Navy’s Community Development Project, the North Central Naval Command conducted a field health clinic at the Talaimannar Pier Government Tamil Mixed School on 30th August 2015 under the guidance of the Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Dimuthu Gunawardena....

2015-09-01

Navy provides compensation of one million for tragic death

The Sri Lanka Navy donated one million rupees as death compensation under the Navy's healthcare scheme, "Naviru Saviya," to the wife of the late Mechanical Engineering Mate JS Jayasinghe of the Civil Engineering Branch recruited under the Volunteer Special Scheme. ...

2015-08-31

South Korean Defence Attache (DA) calls on Commander of the Navy

Defence Attaché of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka, Colonel Kim Chuol Hwan paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 31st August 2015. ...

2015-08-31

Navy Felicitates Rugby Players of the 80s

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne felicitated the former Navy Rugby players of the 80s at a brief function held during the Inter Command Rugby Football Tournament at Welisara Navy Rugby Football grounds on Sunday (30th August)....

2015-08-31

Eastern and Southern Naval Commands win the Men and Women Championships respectively at the Inter Command Rugby Tournament 2015

At the final encounter of the Inter Command Rugby Championship 2015, which was conducted from 28th to 30th August at Welisara Rugby grounds, the Eastern Naval Command beat the Training Command and became the champion command winning the Cup Championship also....

2015-08-31

Navy rescues ten Sri Lankan fishermen in distress

Promptly responding to the request made by Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, the Sri Lanka Navy dispatched Sri Lanka Naval Ship “Udara” from the port of Galle on 28th August 2015 to rescue ten local fishermen onboard multi-day fishing trawlers “Manusath” and “Isuruputha 03” drifting 63 km (35 nautical miles) South East of Hambantota due to an engine failure....

2015-08-30

Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrives on Goodwill Visit

The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo on 29th August 2015 on a goodwill visit. ...

2015-08-30

Six Service Entry Candidates commissioned at NMA

Commissioning Parade of six Service Entry Officers of 01/2014 intake was held on 27th August 2015 at the main parade ground of Naval and Maritime Academy, under the patronage of Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro....

2015-08-28

Golf coaching camp in ENA

With the intention of developing the skill of golf of the SLN personnel, the SLN Golf association conducted a two-day Golf coaching camp at Sandy Bay Golf Course on 08th and 09th August under the directives of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who is also the Chairman of the SLN Golf....

2015-08-28