Navy-built RO plant vested in the general public

Being one of the forerunners in the national effort in eradication of the chronic kidney disease from the country, Sri Lanka Navy established its 758th Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at Panama today (07th August 2020).

07 Aug 2020

4th Fast Attack Flotilla welcomes new Commanding Officer

Captain Harsha De Silva today (07th August 2020) took over duties as the new Commanding Officer of the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla, which is renowned as the ‘teeth arm’ of Sri Lanka Navy.

07 Aug 2020

Commander of the Navy visits Navy General Hospital

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne made an inspection visit to the Navy General Hospital in Welisara on 06th August 2020. This turned out to be his very first visit to the Navy General Hospital, upon assumption of duties as Commander of the Navy.

07 Aug 2020

Rear Admiral Muditha Gamage retires from naval service

Upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over three decades, Rear Admiral Muditha Gamage retired from the naval service today (07th August 2020).

07 Aug 2020

Fifteen (15) more quarantined individuals proceed homewards

Another 15 individuals who successfully completed their quarantine period at the Boossa and Kalpitiya Naval Quarantine Centres proceeded homewards today (07th August 2020).

07 Aug 2020

Command of SLNS ‘Sayura’ changes hands

Captain Buddhika Rupasinghe took over command as the new Commanding Officer of the Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Sayura today (06th August 2020).

06 Aug 2020

Ex P 419 developed into floating damage control simulator

Having developed into a floating damage control platform, the ex P 419 craft, which had already been cast aside from operational service, was handed over for the training purposes of the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla on 05th August 2020. The simple ceremony held in a bid to mark this occasion was presided over by Commander Eastern Naval Area.

06 Aug 2020

Navy helps avert flood threat in low-lying areas around Gin Ganga

Following the incessant downpour received over the past couple of days, the Wakwella and Dodamgoda bridges in Galle collected tree remains and debris underside, posing a flood threat in the area. Responding promptly to this adversity, the Navy last week was pressed into action to ease the possible flood situation, by removing waste collected under those bridges.

06 Aug 2020

New Commanding Officers take command of trio of SLN ships

Three new Commanding Officers namely, Commander Chamila Rajapaksha, Commander Shantha Ambanwala and Lieutenant Commander Induwara Dharmarathne took command of SLNS Abeetha II, SLNS Ranawickrama and SLNS Ranawijaya respectively on 04th August 2020.

05 Aug 2020

Nine (09) more individuals proceed home from Naval Quarantine Centres

Nine (09) more individuals who successfully completed their quarantine period at the Boossa and Kalpitiya Naval Quarantine Centres proceeded home on 02nd, 03rd and 04th August 2020.

04 Aug 2020