Navy apprehends 5 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Thalpadu, Mannar in North Central Naval Area, arrested 3 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using unauthorized fishing nets in the seas off Kondampiddi Point yesterday (15).

16 Jul 2016

Navy arrests 4 persons engaged in harvesting of sea cucumbers without licence
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Welusumana located in Mandaitivu in the Northern Naval Area arrested 4 persons while harvesting sea cucumbers, without authorized licence, in seas off Mandaitivu and Kalmunai Point yesterday (14).

15 Jul 2016

Commander of the Navy calls on Commander US Pacific Fleet and the Commander U.S. Marine Corps and Pacific Commanding General Fleet Marine Force
 

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne called on Commander US Pacific Fleet Admiral Scott H. Swift, and Commander U.S. Marine Corps and Pacific Commanding General Fleet Marine Force, Lieutenant General John A. Toolan on two separate occasions during the recently concluded Pacific Command Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS) 2016 in Southern California.

15 Jul 2016

Four Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest four Indian fishermen along with an Indian fishing dhow poaching in Sri Lankan waters South of Mannar today (15).

15 Jul 2016

Commander of the Navy Participates in PALS 2016 held in Southern California
 

At the invitation of Commander U.S. Marine Corps and Pacific Commanding General Fleet Marine Force, Lieutenant General John A. Toolan, Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne participated in the Pacific Command Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS) 2016.

13 Jul 2016

Navy apprehends 11 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka located in Nachchikuda in the North Central Naval Command arrested 11 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using monofilament nets in the seas off Muddalampiddi yesterday (12).

13 Jul 2016

Pungudutivu team wins the final of Soccer tournament of school children in the Island’s sector
 

Following the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, and the Northern Naval Command commenced several Soccer coaching camps for the school children who are in the Island’s sector of Jaffna Peninsula.

10 Jul 2016

Navy apprehends 6 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Thalpadu, Mannar in North Central Naval Area, arrested 06 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using unauthorized fishing nets in the seas off Erukkulampiddi Point yesterday (9).

10 Jul 2016

Rear Admiral Senarath Jayasinghe retires from 34 years of naval career
 

Rear Admiral Senarath Jayasinghe who served as the Director General Civil Engineering at the Naval Headquarters, today (08) bade farewell to his illustrious naval career which spanned over 34 years.

08 Jul 2016

“NANGURAMA” the annual publication of Sri Lanka Naval Association is offered to Commander of the Navy
 

This year’s edition (2016) of the annual magazine “NANGURAMA”, published by the Sri Lanka Naval Association, was offered to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne by the Chairman of the Naval Association, Captain (Retd) Ashoka Wijegunawardena at the Naval Headquarters today (7).

07 Jul 2016