RO plant donated under HE the President’s guidance to the village of the girl who had excelled in Year 5 Scholarship Exam
 

The Reverse Osmosis plant, constructed by the Sri Lanka Navy utilising the financial assistance provided by the Firefly Mission of Singapore, was vested in the residents of Pahala Diggala today (23 October 2017) at a ceremony attended by the Commanding Officer SLNS Pandukabaya in Poonewa, Captain Nishantha Ranaweera and the Principal of the Pahala Diggala Primary School.

23 Oct 2017

Eleven persons arrested for engaging in illegal activities
 

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 11 persons for engaging in illegal activities in separate locations in the island over the last few days.

23 Oct 2017

40 senior sailors receive interest-free loans
 

40 senior sailors received interest free-loans worth Rs. 500,000/= each at a function held under the patronage of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah at the Navy Headquarters today (23 October 2017).

23 Oct 2017

Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan arrives on goodwill visit
 

The Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Avijan arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (23 October 2017).

23 Oct 2017

Commander Yasantha De Silva takes over the command of SLNS Ranarisi
 

Commander Yasantha De Silva assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Gun Boat, SLNS Ranarisi today (23 October 2017).

23 Oct 2017

Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah promoted to the rank of Admiral
 

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

22 Oct 2017

Offshore Patrol Vessel CG 60 commissioned as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship Suraksha
 

The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene commissioned the Offshore Patrol Vessel CG 60, which the Indian Coast Guard had provided to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard, as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship Suraksha at a ceremony held at Colombo Harbour today (21 October 2017).

21 Oct 2017

Sri Lanka Navy assists the rescue of 7 Indian fishermen
 

Sri Lanka Navy rescued the 07-member India crew from a Maldives-bound Indian Merchant Vessel, which had sunk in the seas south of Sri Lanka due to a mechanical fault.

21 Oct 2017

Navy Commander visits Northern Naval Command
 

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah made an inspection visit to the Northern Naval Command today (20 October 2017). He was warmly received by the Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha de Silva.

20 Oct 2017

Sri Lanka Navy hands over 6 more fishing trawlers back to India
 

On completion of repair work, the Sri Lanka Navy handed over 6 more Indian fishing trawlers back to India today (20 October 2017). They had been seized by the Sri Lanka Navy for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters.

20 Oct 2017