Navy’s second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel launched by the daughter of late Captain (S) VTD Amarathunga

The Sri Lanka Navy’s second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) which is being built at the Goa Shipyards Ltd was launched to the water today (15) by the Sri Lankan High Commissioner in India, Her Excellency Chitranganee Wagiswara who is the daughter of Late Captain (S) VTD Amarathunga, a former Director Naval Supply and Secretariat held office from 04th March 1976 Until 26th April 1981.

15 Dec 2016

Navy rescues a critically ill fisherman and four persons drowning in Gopalpuram Seas
 

The Sri Lanka Navy yesterday (14), rendered assistance to transfer a critically ill fisherman ashore for treatment.

15 Dec 2016

Sri Lanka Navy Practical Shooting Team records impressive performances at the Asia-Pacific Handgun Championship

The Sri Lanka Navy Practical Shooting Team who emerged shooting champions at the Defence Services Games, took part in the Asia-Pacific Handgun Championship held in Pattaya, Thailand from 07th to 11th December 2016.

15 Dec 2016

HE the President declares open the Sri Jinarathana Vocational and Tertiary Training Centre in Seenigama

His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena ceremonially declared open the Sri Jinarathana Vocational and Tertiary Training Centre in Seenigama today (14).

14 Dec 2016

Vehicles Carrier, ‘Glovis Phoenix’ leaves the Port of Hambantota for South Africa
 

The South Korean Vehicles Carrier, ‘Glovis Phoenix’ left for her next port of call in Durban, South Africa today (14) having loaded 1,086 cars and Jeeps onboard from the Hambantota harbour.

14 Dec 2016

A health clinic held in North Central Naval Command
 

A health clinic organized by the Naval Hospital in the North Central Naval Command in coordination with the staff members of the Provincial Health Services in Kilinochchi, was held at Mulankavil Primary School in Kilinochchi on 10th December 2016.

14 Dec 2016

Navy renders assistance to load 1,086 vehicles to Vehicles Carrier Ship at the Port of Hambantota
 

The protest campaign staged by the port employees of Hambantota Harbour on 7th December 2016, continues to its seventh day as of today (13) hampering the routine work of the Port of Hambantota.

13 Dec 2016

A blood donation campaign held in Northern Naval Command
 

The Naval Hospital in the Northern Naval Command in coordination with the Blood Bank of the General Hospital Jaffna organized a special blood donation campaign on 10th December 2016.

12 Dec 2016

Navy apprehends 29 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Therapuththa located in Silawathurai in the North Western Naval Command arrested 29 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using unlawful fishing gear in the sea area of Silawathurai yesterday (10).

11 Dec 2016

Navy gets the situation under control at the Port of Hambantota
 

The Sri Lanka Navy took swift measures to disperse the port employees who staged a protest campaign at the Hambantota Port premises today (10).

11 Dec 2016