Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage takes over command of Southern Naval Area
Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage assumed office as Commander Southern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (27th April 2021).
27 Apr 2021
Navy fixes a defunct ferry connecting Punguduthivu and Nainativu
The ferry used by the Road Development Authority (RDA) to transport goods and passengers from Kurikattuwan Jetty of Punguduthivu Island to Nainativu Island in Jaffna was in a state of poor shape for several months and was recently fixed with the contribution of Sri Lanka Navy.
27 Apr 2021
Multi-functional hall built for welfare of naval personnel
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne laid the foundation stone for a multi-functional hall at the Welisara Naval Complex today (25th April 2021). The brand-new reception hall that will feature all new amenities has been proposed to be erected to offer a wide array of welfare provisions to all naval personnel.
25 Apr 2021
Navy women emerge champions at Galaxy Cup under-25 Super League Volleyball Championship 2021
Exhibiting sterling performance at the Galaxy Cup under-25 Super League Volleyball Championship 2021, organized by the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation, the Navy women clinched the coveted title edging out the team Hirdaramani in the final today (24th April 2021). Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, as the Chief Guest, graced the women’s final encounter worked off at the Indoor Stadium of National Youth Services Council in Maharagama.
24 Apr 2021
Financial assistance for funeral of retired naval personnel introduced
Sri Lanka Navy introduced a programme to provide a funeral assistance worth Rs. 100,000, to the next of kin of retired naval personnel at their funeral. The initiative was launched by the Navy, with a view to further expand the welfare provisions catered to the retired naval personnel who have served in the Regular and Volunteer Forces of Sri Lanka Navy.
24 Apr 2021
Navy deploys air propelled boat in Karagam Lewaya, Hambantota
With the aim of further strengthening the security provided for the gas and oil storages located at Hambantota International Harbour, Sri Lanka Navy on 18th April 2021 deployed an air propelled boat that can ply in shallow waters of Karagam Lewaya.
23 Apr 2021
Navy – made 350 thalassemia infusion systems handed over to Ministry of Health
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne handed over three hundred and fifty (350) thalassemia infusion systems, produced by Sri Lanka Navy Thalassemia Infusion System Project operating under Naval Social Responsibility (NSR) initiatives, to the Ministry of Health, at the Navy Headquarters today (21st April 2021).
21 Apr 2021
Naval Social Responsibility project develops 08 underprivileged schools across the country
In connection with the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka Navy, the sea going arm of the country has launched another social responsibility initiative, under the directives and guidance of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, to develop selected underprivileged schools in the country, in year 2021. The prime motive of the project is to create a more conducive learning environment for the children - the future generation of the country. Accordingly, this timely project was launched in the Western, Eastern, North Central, Northwestern, Southeastern, Southern and Northern Naval Commands on 19th April 2021. Financial contribution extended voluntarily by all officers and sailors from their monthly salaries is utilized for the project, while the Navy also enables its able manpower required for the construction work.
20 Apr 2021
Christian Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service held at Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee
The Christian Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service organized in connection with the 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy was held at the Christ the King Chapel in Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on 17th April 2021. The spiritual ceremony which was conducted by the clergy including the His Lordship Rt. Rev. Dr. Christian Noel Emmanuel, Bishop of Trincomalee was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
18 Apr 2021
INS ‘Ranvijay’ arrives at the port of Colombo
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Ranvijay’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a three-day visit on 14th April 2021.
15 Apr 2021