Second phase of Indian – SL Navy Joint Hydrographic Survey comes to successful end

The second phase of Indian – SL Navy Joint Hydrographic Survey which got off the ground on 26 October 2017 with the arrival of Indian Naval Ship Sutlej in Sri Lanka, came to a successful end today (19 December).

19 Dec 2017

Thirty nine Midshipmen commissioned as Naval Officers at Naval & Maritime Academy in Trincomalee

Thirty nine Midshipmen belonging to the 54th and 56th Cadet Entry Intakes and 31st Intake of Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, on successful completion of their basic training at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee as well as onboard various naval ships, were commissioned at a colourful commissioning parade held at the main parade ground of the NMA on 18th December 2017.

19 Dec 2017

Defence Secretary visits Eastern Naval Command

The Secretary to the Minister of Defence, Mr.Kapila Waidyaratne PC together with madam Waidyarathna who arrived in Trincomalee yesterday (18 December) to grace the Midshipmen’s Commissioning Parade which is scheduled to be held at the Naval and Maritime Academy this evening, took time off to pay a visit at the Eastern Naval Command.

19 Dec 2017

Sri Lanka Navy assists National Oil Spill Combat Exercise (SPILLEX 2017)

Continuing her responsibility on the imperative matters of Maritime affairs, Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance in the National Oil Spill Combat Exercise (SPILLEX 2017) which was organized by Marine Environment Protection Authority, at the seas off Colombo harbour and the Galle Face, on 14th and 15th December.

18 Dec 2017

Bangladesh Coast Guard ships depart the Island

The Bangladesh Coast Guard ships Mansoor Ali and Kamaruzzaman which arrived in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit last 16th December, departed the Colombo harbour today (18 December) on successful completion of tour events.

18 Dec 2017

Navy arrests 3 persons engaged in illegal acts

During raids carried out in the last few days, Navy arrested 3 persons for engaging in illegal fishing and possessing Kerala cannabis in separate locations in the island.

18 Dec 2017

SLNS Suranimila and SLNS Nandimithra celebrate proud anniversary of 17

SLNS Suranimila and SLNS Nandimithra, the Fast Missile Craft of Sri Lanka Navy celebrated their 17th proud anniversary on last 15th December.

17 Dec 2017

India releases three Sri Lankan fishing trawlers

Three (03) Sri Lankan fishing trawlers arrested by the Indian Coast Guard for trespassing into the Indian territorial waters, were released form Indian custody today (16 December).

16 Dec 2017

Two Bangladesh Coast Guard ships arrive at the port of Colombo

Blangladesh Coast Guard ships Mansoor Ali and Kamaruzzaman arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (16 December2017).

16 Dec 2017

Navy undertakes cleaning; Pahala Wewa in Anuradhapura breathes again

Navy undertook cleaning of Pahala Wewa in Anuradhapura, which lies connected to the brook that carries water from Nachchaduwa Wewa to Kala Wewa and made sure uninterrupted downstream of its water, during the last couple of days.

15 Dec 2017