Navy’s interest in conservation of beautiful beach lines

As another step of SL Navy’s conservation effort of a beautiful coastal line around the island, another beach cleaning programme was successfully conducted in Northern Naval Command on 23rd 2019.

24 Aug 2019

Navy assists fishermen distressed aboard a dinghy

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the fishermen who were distressed aboard their dinghy due to rough sea state at the seas off Sallikovil area in Trincomalee, on 22nd April 2019.

24 Aug 2019

Navy recovers 574.5 kg of Beedi leaves

574.5kg of Beedi leaves were recovered by the Navy during patrols carried out in Mannar and Thalaimannar areas on 23rd August 2019.

24 Aug 2019

Navy seize 983g of drugs suspected to be Cocaine

SL Navy seized 983g of drugs suspected to be Cocaine, during a raid carried out in coordination with Mannar divisional Anti Corruption Unit, at Wankalai area in Mannar, in the early morning today (24th August).

24 Aug 2019

SLNS Sayura and Nandimithra set sail for ports of Chittagong and Rangoon for training exercise

The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SLNS Sayura and Fast Missile Vessel (FMV) SLNS Nandimithra set sail for the ports of Chittagong in Bangladesh and Rangoon in Myanmar for a training exercise of officer under trainees in the Sri Lanka Navy. Accordingly, the two ships left the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on 22nd August 2019.

24 Aug 2019

Navy recovers a parcel suspected to be explosive

A parcel which was hidden under water and suspected to be explosive, was recovered during a diving operation conducted by SL Navy in coordination with Terrorist Investigation Division(TID)-Colombo, at Aliyawalai sea area in Jaffna, on 21 August 2019.

23 Aug 2019

Two persons used banned nets for fishing held by Navy

SL Navy apprehended two (02) persons who engaged in illegal fishing using banned nets at Kokilai area in Trincomalee, on 22nd August 2019.

23 Aug 2019

His Excellency the President commissions P 625 as SLNS Parakramabahu

The vessel P 625 acquired by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) from the People’s Republic of China in a bid to increase the operational capability of the island’s sea arm, was commissioned as SLNS ‘Parakramabahu’ on a ceremonial note by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena at Colombo harbour today (22nd August 2019).

22 Aug 2019

Navy contributes for the Canal Boat Service commenced to reduce the traffic in Colombo

A passenger boat produced by the Sri Lanka Navy to be used for Canal Boat Service initiated by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, was officially handed over to the Hon.Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe by the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Maccalum gate boat yard in front of Lake House in Colombo Fort, today (22nd August 2019).

22 Aug 2019

A person held by Navy with 1.460kg of KG

A person with 1.460kg of Kerala Cannabis was held by Navy during a raid carried out in coordination with Police STF, at Uppukulam area in Mulativu, in the early morning today (22nd August 2019).

22 Aug 2019