Navy assists to recover a dead body of missing youths at Rumassala sea

Navy assisted to recover one dead body of the two youths who were washed off and missed at seas off Rumassala, today (18 July 2019).

18 Jul 2019

Eight (08) persons held for engaging in illegal fishing

Naval personnel held 08 persons for engaging in illegal fishing in Upparu area, Trincomalee on 17th July 2019.

18 Jul 2019

Maldivian Defense Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy

The Defense Attaché of Embassy of Maldives in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Ismail Naseer called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (18th July 2019).

18 Jul 2019

Navy seizes stock of dried sea cucumber hidden in house by illegal means

Naval personnel with the assistance of Assistant Directorate of Fisheries (ADF) in Mannar nabbed a person with a stock of dried sea cucumber, during a raid carried out in Erukkulampiddi area on 17th July 2019.

18 Jul 2019

Two (02) persons apprehended for engaging in illegal fishing

A group of naval personnel held 02 persons for engaging in illegal fishing in Veththalaikarni area, Jaffna on 17th July 2019.

18 Jul 2019

Commander Nimantha Tissera takes over command of SLNS Wickrama II

Commander (G) Nimantha Tissera took over the duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Fast Gun Boat (FGB) SLNS Wickrama II on 17th July 2019.

18 Jul 2019

New Commandant of SLNS Nipuna assumes office

Captain Chandima Silva assumed office as the 24th Commandant of SLNS Nipuna today (17th July 2019).

17 Jul 2019

Navy holds 3 persons for transporting 2393kg of Kendu and tobacco leaves

Naval personnel held 03 persons who were illegally transporting Kendu (Beedi) and tobacco leaves, at Mandativu junction in Jaffna in the early morning today (17th July 2019).

17 Jul 2019

Rear Admiral Sudath Kurukulasooriya assumes duties as Commander North Central Naval Area

Rear Admiral Sudath Kurukulasooriya assumed duties as Commander North Central Naval Area at the command headquarters, today (17th July 2019).

17 Jul 2019

Three wheeler donated to Transport Assistant GMNG Jayarathna

Transport Assistant GMNG Jayarathna, a sailor in the active naval service, whose sick child needed to be accompanied for the medical clinics, was donated a three wheeler, under the directives of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva.

17 Jul 2019