Navy renders assistance to remove common water hyacinth in Herallugama Tank

The Navy, on 09th February 2020, provided manpower to remove common water hyacinth collected in the Herallugama Tank at Thulana, Medawachchiya, enabling the community to use it again.

11 Feb 2020

International Military Sports Council Day Run – 2020 to be flagged off in Colombo

International Military Sports Council (CISM) Day Run is organized annually by member countries of International Military Sports Council to celebrate its anniversary worldwide. It is in this backdrop, the Sri Lanka Navy is organizing the CISM Day Run – 2020 which is scheduled to be flagged off at the Galle Face Green on 18th February 2020 at 5.30 a.m., with the attendance of tri-service personnel and distinguished invitees.

10 Feb 2020

Navy rescues fifteen sea turtles entangled in fishing net

The Navy, during a patrol in the seas off Thalaimannar, managed to rescue 15 sea turtles entangled in a fishing net, today (10th February 2020).

10 Feb 2020

Navy carries out beach cleaning programmes to keep waste free coastal line

Two more events of the Navy’s beach cleaning programme were conducted in the Northern and Southern Naval Commands on 05th and 07th February 2020.

10 Feb 2020

Navy assists apprehension of drug dealer

The Navy in coordination with SL Excise apprehended a drug dealer during a search conducted in Mannar area on 08th February 2020.

09 Feb 2020

Crew members of INS ‘Jamuna’ pitch in with SLN to clean Mount Lavinia beach

The crew members of INS ‘Jamuna’ pitched in with their SLN counterparts to clean the Mount Lavinia beach today (08th February 2020).

08 Feb 2020

Navy launches mangrove plantation campaign in Panama

The Navy, being a prominent player in conducting marine and terrestrial conservation programmes, carried out another event at Panama today (08th February 2020) to promote productive ecosystems through plantation of mangrove saplings.

08 Feb 2020

Twelve (12) persons held for illegal harvesting of sea cucumber

The Navy apprehended 12 persons who were illegally harvesting sea cucumber in seas off Waleikadu, Mannar on 07th February 2020.

08 Feb 2020

Four (04) persons apprehended for engaging in light course fishing

The Navy apprehended 04 persons for engaging in light course fishing in the sea area of Hikkaduwa, during a search operation conducted with the Fisheries Inspecting Officials of Galle on 07th February 2020.

08 Feb 2020

Array of programmes organized to promote camaraderie between navies of India and Sri Lanka

An array of programmes organized to promote camaraderie between the crew of Indian Navy Ship (INS) ‘Jamuna’ and Sri Lanka Navy, took place on 07th February 2020. The INS ‘Jamuna’ arrived in Sri Lanka to undertake a hydrographic survey.

08 Feb 2020