Navy nabs 2 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gotabhaya located in Mullaitivu in Eastern Naval Command arrested 2 persons who engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas off Kokkuthuduwai on 25th June 2016.

27 Jun 2016

Navy arrests 5 persons engaged in harvesting of sea cucumbers without licence

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Welusumana located in Mandative in the Northern Naval Area attested 5 persons along with 142 Sea Cucumbers, harvested without valid licence, in Palaikuda beach area yesterday (24).

25 Jun 2016

Navy displays impressive performances at Defence Services Games

The Sri Lanka Navy managed to record many victories at the 9th Defence Services Games (DSG) – 2016 as of now.

24 Jun 2016

Navy renders assistance to Indian fishermen in distress

Naval personnel onboard Inshore Patrol Craft attached to Northern Naval Command rendered assistance to an Indian fishing dhow with 5 fishermen in distress in Sri Lankan waters yesterday (23).

24 Jun 2016

Navy constructs a Home Science building for Nunasai Vidyalaya in Madagal Jaffna

Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva presided over the opening ceremony of the newly built Home Science building of Nunasai Vidyalaya in Madagal Jaffna, at the school premises yesterday (22).

23 Jun 2016

Navy deploys life savers at tanks located in Anuradapura

As per the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, several teams comprising naval and coast guard personnel were deployed at key water reservoirs located in Anuradapura from 16-20 June 2016.

23 Jun 2016

Navy extends hospitality to devotees of Kataragama foot Pilgrimage

Under the guidance of Commander Southeastern Naval Area, Commodore Sumith Weerasinghe, naval personnel attached to SLNS Mahanaga located in Panama extend their warm hospitality yesterday (21) towards the devotees who toil themselves in the traditional two month long foot Pilgrimage (Pada Yathra) from Jaffna to Kataragama.

22 Jun 2016

Sri Lanka Navy signs two MOUs with Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development

The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) at the Ministry of Fisheries yesterday (21).

22 Jun 2016

Commanding Officer of HMAS Perth calls on Commander of the Navy

Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy ship, HMAS Perth, Captain Ivan Ingham called on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters today (21).

21 Jun 2016

A grand reception held onboard Royal Australian Navy ship, HMAS Perth

Displaying her warm hospitality, a grand reception was held onboard the Royal Australian Navy ship, HMAS Perth last evening (20).

21 Jun 2016