Navy rescues sea turtle trapped in bag

The Navy rescued a sea turtle, which was trapped in a bag, in the seas off Negombo area, on 29th January 2020.

01 Feb 2020

More mangroves planted by Navy to protect mangrove environment

The Sri Lanka Navy launched another mangrove plantation campaign under its Mangrove Conservation programme, on 31st January 2020.

01 Feb 2020

Rear Admiral Lalith Dissanayaka assumes duties as the Commander North Central Naval Command

Rear Admiral Lalith Dissanayaka took over the command of North Central Naval Command as its new Area Commander on 31st January 2020. He served as the Director General Administration at the Naval Headquarters on his previous appointment.

01 Feb 2020

Navy assists to apprehend suspect with turtle flesh

The Navy joined with Police apprehended a suspect with turtle flesh during a search operation conducted at Iranamatha Nagar in Mannar, on 31st January 2020.

01 Feb 2020

JMSDF delegation calls on Commander of the Navy

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force delegation called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters on 31st January 2020.

01 Feb 2020

SLNS Sindurala nominated as the Best Ship of 2019

SLNS Sindurala, A 521 and P 450 belonging to the SL Navy were respectively nominated as the Best Ship, the Best Small Ship and the Best Fast Attack Craft for the year 2019. The plaques engraved with a star mark were awarded to the wining craft by the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, on 31 January 2020.

01 Feb 2020

Navy assists to bring injured fisherman ashore

Sri Lanka Navy assisted to bring an injured fisherman shore for treatment.

01 Feb 2020

Navy recovers about 97kg and 200g of Kerala Cannabis

The Navy recovered approximately 97kg and 200g of Kerala Cannabis during a patrol conducted in the seas off .Milady, Jaffna on 1st February 2020.

01 Feb 2020

Twelve (12) persons apprehended with unauthorized fishing nets

The Navy apprehended 12 persons with unauthorized fishing nets, during a raid conducted in Mannar on 31st January 2020.

01 Feb 2020