Naval personnel saved injured rescuee of MT New Diamond commended

In recognition of the notable performances carried out by a group of naval personnel who made valiant efforts to rescue the life of severely injured third engineer of fire-stricken crude oil tanker, MT New Diamond, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presented Letters of Commendation to them at the Navy Headquarters.

22 Sep 2020

75 senior and 60 junior sailors granted interest free loans

Sri Lanka Navy granted an interest free loan worth Rs. 500,000 each to 75 senior sailors and Rs. 200,000 each to 60 junior sailors for the first time today (21st September 2020). The occasion to hand over cheques to the beneficiaries was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters.

21 Sep 2020

Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera takes over duties as Chief of Staff of the Navy

Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera was appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 12th September 2020, by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

20 Sep 2020

Commander of the Navy attends inaugural ceremony of International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Marine Resources Conservation Week – 2020

The inaugural ceremony of the International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Marine Resources Conservation Week – 2020 organized by the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) was held under the patronage of Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The event that got off the ground at Mount Lavinia Beach today (19th September 2020) was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.

19 Sep 2020

Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya assumes duties as Commander Northern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya assumed duties as Commander Northern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters on 18th September 2020.

19 Sep 2020

Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne felicitated by his Alma Mater

Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, one of the proud products of Royal College Colombo, was felicitated in a fitting ceremony for his ascension to the pinnacle of the Navy by his alma mater today (18th September 2020).

18 Sep 2020

Training of Trainers programme for naval personnel on Non Communicable Disease

A Training of Trainers (TOT) programme focused on educating naval personnel as how to prevent Non Communicable Disease (NCD) and guiding them for a healthy life, was held at the Admiral Somethilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters on 16th September 2020.

18 Sep 2020

Ambassador of Afghanistan pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy

His Excellency Mohammed Ashraf Haidari, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters, today (16th September 2020).

16 Sep 2020

Commander Eastern Naval Area visits ICGS ‘Sujay’ and ‘Samudra Paheredar’

Commander Eastern Naval Area, meeting with the Commanding Officers of Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Sujay’ and ‘Samudra Paheredar’ in Trincomalee, expressed his heartfelt gratitude for the exceptional cooperation rendered by them in averting a major environmental disaster by successfully dousing the fire onboard MT New Diamond.

16 Sep 2020

Command of Southeastern Naval Area changes hands

Commodore Jayantha Gamage assumed duties as the Acting Commander Southeastern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters on 15th September 2020.

16 Sep 2020