Eight Indian fishers trespassed Sri Lankan waters for illegal fishing apprehended by Navy

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 08 Indian fishermen along with a fishing dhow for illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters on 30th January 2020.

31 Jan 2020

Navy assists to remove the sea glider equipment located at sea for collecting Oceanographic data

SL Navy assisted to the officials of the National Aquatic Resources Development and Research Agency, to remove two sea gliders used for collecting Oceanographic data, for the purpose of repairing these equipment, on 30th January 2020.

31 Jan 2020

The Electrical New Design Workshop (East) at Naval Dockyard surpasses yet another milestone

The Naval Propulsion and Steering Control System (NPSC), locally designed and developed by the Electrical New Design Workshop of Commodore Electrical Department (East) which was installed in the Fast Attack Craft P472 was declared opened by Commander Eastern Naval Area Rear Admiral Merril Wickramasinghe, on 29th January 2020.

31 Jan 2020

Suspect apprehended with 191kg of Kerala cannabis

The Navy apprehended a person with a stock of Kerala cannabis, during a coordinated raid conducted with the Excise Department in Magalthurei, Jaffna today (31st January 2020).

31 Jan 2020

CONEX 20 draws to a close on successful note

The Colombo Naval Exercise (CONEX 20) organized by the Sri Lanka Navy came to a successful end today (30th January 2020).

31 Jan 2020

Navy apprehends two persons with a haul of unauthorized fishing nets

During a search operation carried out in coordination with Police, Navy apprehended two(02) persons with a haul of unauthorized fishing nets at Eravur area on 30th January 2020.

31 Jan 2020

Secretary Defence visits SLN Headquarters

The Secretary Defence, Major General (Rted) Kamal Gunarathna visited the Naval Headquarters, today (31st January 2020).

31 Jan 2020

Navy releases sea turtle hatchlings into ocean

The Navy has been instrumental in bringing about initiatives for the conservation of sea turtles which have been classified as threatened or endangered species. As part of these initiatives, the Navy has been conducting a wide range of of sea turtle conservation projects, under the directives of Commander of the Navy and Steering Committee Head of Marine and Eco Friendly Projects, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva.

30 Jan 2020

Royal Australian Navy delegation calls on Commander of the Navy

A Royal Australian Navy (RAN) delegation called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters on 29th January 2020.

30 Jan 2020

Navy assists seizure of Kerala cannabis at Kilinochchi

The Navy seized 1kg and 900g of Kerala cannabis, during a search conducted with the Police at Kilinochchi on 29th January 2020.

30 Jan 2020