Twenty two (22) persons apprehended for engaging in illegal fishing

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 22 persons engaged in illegal fishing at Kaladichena area in Trincomalee, today (19th August).

19 Aug 2019

Navy holds six persons engaged in illegal fishing

Six persons who engaged in illegal fishing using banned nets in the seas off Sampoor, Trincomalee were apprehended by Navy on 17th August 2019.

19 Aug 2019

American Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy

The Defence Attaché to the Embassy of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Travis R Cox called on the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De silva, at the Naval Headquarters, today (19th August). Lieutenant Commander Brian S. Page of US Navy was also present on the occasion.

19 Aug 2019

A suspect apprehend with a locally made shot gun

A suspect with a locally made shotgun was apprehended during a raid conducted by the Navy in coordination with Department of Wildlife Conservation, at Sanhindagama area in Hambanthota, today (19th August).

19 Aug 2019

Navy recovers another haul of drugs onboard multiday fishing trawler seized off the coast of Galle

The Navy, on 11th July 2019, found approximately 70kg of heroin onboard a suspicious vessel seized in the southern seas, along with 06 Iranian nationals.

18 Aug 2019

Navy apprehends 12 illegal immigrants to Australia

The Navy apprehended 12 Sri Lankans who were on an attempt to illegally reach Australia by sea route, on 17th August 2019.

18 Aug 2019

Seven (07) persons held for using explosives for fishing

Navy held 07 persons for engaging in fishing using explosives in the seas off the Norway Island in Trincomalee on 17th August 2019.

18 Aug 2019

700.3 kg of beedi leaves recovered during naval operations

The Navy, during search operations carried out in Punguduthivu and northern seas on 17th August 2019, recovered several hauls of beedi leaves.

18 Aug 2019

Navy assists apprehension of drug trafficker

The Navy in coordination with the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) apprehended a suspect with Kerala cannabis, during a raid carried out in Mampuri area, Kalpitiya on 17th August 2019.

18 Aug 2019

Navy volunteers to clean beaches to make pollution-free coastal belt

The Navy, as part of its wide array of conservation programmes, conducted another beach cleaning drive at several beaches located in the southern part of the country on 17th August 2019.

18 Aug 2019