Sri Lankan triathlon champ of ‘Ironman 70.3’ meets Commander of the Navy

Sri Lanka Navy’s Leading Physical Training Instructor Suranga Kumara who put in a notable performance at the long distance triathlon race, ‘Ironman 70.3’ held at the Galle Face Green in Colombo on 25 February, met Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters today (28 February).

28 Feb 2018

Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera assumes duties as Commander Southern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera who served as the Flag Officer Commanding the Naval Fleet (FOCNF) assumed duties as the newly appointed Commander Southern Naval Area today (28 February).

28 Feb 2018

Navy transfers critically ill fisherman ashore for treatment

Sri Lanka Navy promptly rendered assistance to transfer a fisherman who was distressed at sea by a sudden heart pain, ashore for treatment today (28 February). The patient was onboard the multiday trawler “Vinod Krishan 6” which has left Galle fisheries harbour for fishing.

28 Feb 2018

139 SLN Marines pass out in Trincomalee

On successful completion of their arduous training, sixteen (16) officers and hundred and twenty three (123) sailors belonging to the third batch of Sri Lanka Navy Marine Battalion passed out at the Marine Battalion Headquarters in Sampoor, Trincomalee yesterday (27 February).

28 Feb 2018

Leading PTI JMSN Kumara tops Sri Lankan participation at Ironman 70.3

The long distance triathlon race, Ironman 70.3, was held at the Galle Face Green in Colombo on 25 February with the participation of 612 contestants from 62 countries. Representing the Sri Lanka Navy 5 athletes contested in the event and Leading Physical Training Instructor, JMSN Kumara secured the 25th position of overall competition. Incidentally, he became the 3rd in the age category of 25-29 and 1st among Sri Lankan contestants who took part in the competition.

27 Feb 2018

Navy apprehends 8 persons for various illegal activities

During past few days, Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 8 persons who engaged in illegal fishing and kept drugs in their possession, at different locations in the island.

26 Feb 2018

Navy bids farewell to Rear Admiral Jayantha de Silva

Rear Admiral Jayantha de Silva who was the Commander Northern Naval Area, bade farewell to the Navy today (26 February).

26 Feb 2018

Rear Admiral Merril Wickramasinghe assumes duties as Commander Northern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Merril Wickramasinghe assumed duties as the newly appointed Commander Northern Naval Area yesterday (25 February).

26 Feb 2018

Commander Buddhika Jayaweera assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Prathapa

Commander (N) Buddhika Jayaweera today (26 February) assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Fast Gun Boat, SLNS Prathapa.

26 Feb 2018

Annual feast of St. Anthony's Church held in the islet of Katchathivu on successful note

The St. Anthony's sacred Church on Kachchativu Island has long been the pinnacle of reverence of both Indian and Sri Lankan Catholic devotees.

25 Feb 2018