Indian naval personnel conduct beach cleaning campaign at Crow Island beach
 

The crew members of Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Sutlej’ which arrived in Sri Lanka on 26th of this month, conducted a beach cleaning campaign at the Crow Island beach in Mattakkuliya yesterday (28th October).

29 Oct 2017

US Nimitz Carrier Strike Group arrives at the port of Colombo
 

The United States’ Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, which comprises the oldest American aircraft carrier in active service, USS Nimitz, the cruiser USS Princeton, and destroyers USS Howard, USS Shoup, USS Pinckney, and USS Kidd, arrived at the port of Colombo today (28 October 2017).

28 Oct 2017

Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the 20th Junior Naval Staff Course
 

The certificate awarding ceremony of the twentieth Junior Naval Staff Course (20th JNSC) was held at the Admiral Wasanatha Karannagoda Auditorium of the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee on 27th October 2017.

28 Oct 2017

INS Sutlej arrives at the Colombo harbour
 

The hydrographic survey ship of the Indian Navy, INS Sutlej arrived at the Colombo harbour yesterday (26 October 2017) in view of conducting the Phase II of the joint oceanographic survey off the coasts of Sri Lanka.

27 Oct 2017

Two Korean Navy ships arrive at Colombo port
 

The Korean Navy ships, Kang Gam Chan and Hwacheon arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit yesterday (26 October 2017).

27 Oct 2017

Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan departs from Colombo harbour
 

The Bangladesh Naval Ship, Somudra Avijan which arrived at the port of Colombo on 23 October, set sail from the Colombo harbour on completion of its successful four-day official tour yesterday (26 October 2017).

27 Oct 2017

Navy apprehends 5 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
 

Naval personnel onboard Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended 05 Indian fishermen along with their fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters about 16.7 nautical miles north of the Kovilam Light House yesterday (26th October 2017).

27 Oct 2017

Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe assumes duties as the 22nd Commander of the Navy
 

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has been pleased to appointVice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe as the 22nd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promote him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 26 October 2017.

26 Oct 2017

Admiral Travis Sinniah bids farewell to his naval career
 

His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena has promoted the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah to the rank of Admiral with effect from 25th October 2017.

26 Oct 2017

Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe appointed as the 22nd Commander of the Navy
 

Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, on being promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral, was appointed as the 22nd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena today (26 October 2017)

26 Oct 2017