Navy rescues a Whale Shark in the seas off Alampil

A troop of naval personnel attached to SLNS Gotabhya in the Eastern Naval Command rescued a Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus) that was stranded to Alampil beach area in Mulathivu and supported it to swim deep waters, yesterday (10th Sep).

11 Sep 2018

Navy foils an attempt of illegal immigration; 90 suspects apprehended

Naval personnel attached to the Fast Attack Craft belonging to the Western Naval Command, during their patrol to curb transnational crime in the territorial waters of the island, apprehended 90 suspects onboard suspicious trawler plying in the Western seas of Sri Lanka today ( 11th Sep).

11 Sep 2018

Scholarships awarded for the children of Naval families
 

The scholarship awarding ceremony for the children of Naval families who excelled at the G.C.E. (O/L) examination in 2017, was held under the patronage of Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Piyal de Silva at the Admiral Somathilaka Dissanayake auditorium in SLNS Parakrama, yesterday (10th Sep).

11 Sep 2018

Three persons apprehended with 118 Kg of KG at Northern seas
 

The crew of a Cedric boat attached to the Northern Naval Command whilst on patrol apprehended three (03) persons with 118 Kg of Kerala Cannabis (KG) in the seas 10 nautical miles off light house-Point Pedro, on 9th Sep.

11 Sep 2018

Navy renders assistance to transfer a mariner ashore for treatment
 

Having received a distress call from the oil tanker ‘Bow Harmony’, Sri Lanka Navy today (10th September) promptly rendered assistance to transfer a mariner onboard the tanker, ashore for treatment.

10 Sep 2018

Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ leaves for her next port of call
 

Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ which arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 08th September, left for her remaining sailing itinerary from the Colombo harbour today (10th September), on completion of a successful tour.

10 Sep 2018

Navy apprehends 31 persons engaged in illegal activities
 

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 31 persons engaged in illegal fishing at several locations in the island during the past few days and the suspects were handed over to the respective Directorates of Fisheries.

10 Sep 2018

Navy assists to minimize environmental damage of Muthurajawela oil spill
 

Sri Lanka Navy is pressed into action to minimize the environmental damage caused in Dikowita area due to an oil spill from a pipeline carrying oil to the Muthurajawela Oil Refinery Complex from the shore, yesterday (08th September). The oil removing efforts are being currently carried out by Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) in coordination with the Navy.

09 Sep 2018

Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ arrives at port of Colombo
 

The Indonesian Naval Ship ‘Kri Sultan Hasanuddin’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (08th September).

08 Sep 2018

SLCG receives two Inshore Patrol Craft built by Sri Lanka Navy
 

Two Inshore Patrol Craft (IPCs) built by the Inshore Patrol Craft Construction Project located at the Naval Complex Welisara formally handed over to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard at the Colombo harbour yesterday (07th September).

08 Sep 2018