Navy offers cruise for students and officials in Jaffna

Facilitating a cruise in northern waters, the Navy welcomed two hundred (200) Advanced Level students and a group of government officials in the Jaffna Peninsula onboard Navy’s whale watching craft in the last weekend.

15 Sep 2020

Rear Admiral Sanjeewa Dias assumes duties as Commander North Central Naval Area

Rear Admiral Sanjeewa Dias assumed duties as the Commander North Central Naval Area at the Command Headquarters on 14th September 2020.

15 Sep 2020

NSVU and Navy Welfare support Defence Services College, Colombo with over Rs. 01 million supplies

Navy Seva Vanitha Unit and Navy Welfare directorate have sponsored for equipment and books worth over Rs. 01 million, for the use of Defence Services College on Malay Street, Colombo on 14th September 2020. Accordingly, the occasion to handover these provisions was held under the patronage of the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne at the college auditorium.

15 Sep 2020

Navy’s Good Samaritans pay visit injured rescuee of MT New Diamond

The three-member rescue team who saved the life of the third engineer of the fire-stricken MT New Diamond, got an opportunity to share a light moment and wish him speedy recovery on Sunday 13th September 2020. The Navy sprang into action to bring ashore the injured third engineer of MT New Diamond and rush him to hospital for immediate treatment following the oil tanker caught fire on 03rd September.

14 Sep 2020

Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera appointed as Chief of Staff of the Navy

His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa the President and Commander-in- Chief of Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka appointed Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 12th September 2020. Accordingly, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, officially handed over the letter of appointment to Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera today (14th September) and expresse

14 Sep 2020

Passing out Parade of Direct Entry officers & Commissioning of Service Entry candidates held at NMA

A colourful ceremony saw the passing out of 13 Direct Entry officers of Executive and Logistic branches from 1/2019 intake and commissioning of 06 Service Entry candidates of 1/2019 batch at the main parade ground of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee on 11th September 2020. The event was graced by Commander Western Naval Area, as the Chief Guest.

12 Sep 2020

Commander of the Navy Chief Guest at SBS insignia awarding ceremony

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over a ceremony held at the SBS Headquarters, Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee on 10th September 2020, to award insignia to 03 officers and 29 sailors of the 27th intake of the Navy's Special Boats Squadron (SBS), on successful completion of their training.

12 Sep 2020

Commander of the Navy visits Eastern Naval Command

After assuming office as the 24th Commander of Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne paid his maiden visit to the Eastern Naval Command on 10th September 2020.

12 Sep 2020

Rear Admiral Sanath Uthpala assumes office as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force

Rear Admiral Sanath Uthpala assumed office as the Commandant Volunteer Naval Force (VNF) at the VNF Headquarters, on 09th September 2020.

11 Sep 2020

SLNS Rangalla proudly celebrates 53rd anniversary

The 53rd anniversary of SLNS Rangalla was celebrated on a grand note on 09th September 2020.                                    

11 Sep 2020