Six Service Entry Candidates commissioned at NMA

Commissioning Parade of six Service Entry Officers of 01/2014 intake was held on 27th August 2015 at the main parade ground of Naval and Maritime Academy, under the patronage of Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro.

28 Aug 2015

Golf coaching camp in ENA

With the intention of developing the skill of golf of the SLN personnel, the SLN Golf association conducted a two-day Golf coaching camp at Sandy Bay Golf Course on 08th and 09th August under the directives of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who is also the Chairman of the SLN Golf.

28 Aug 2015

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Varaha’ is gifted to Sri Lanka Navy

The ceremonial handing over of the former Indian Coast Guard Ship Varaha, which had been in service with Sri Lanka Navy as Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara since 2006, took place at the port of Colombo on 27th August 2015 in keeping with naval customs and traditions.

27 Aug 2015

Training Command crowned champions at Inter-Command Drill Competition - 2015

The Inter-Command Drill Competition - 2015 was held at SLNS Vidura in Sampoor on 24th August 2015.

26 Aug 2015

Navy rescues Sri Lankan fishermen in distress

The Sri Lanka Navy rescued six local fishermen onboard a multi-day fishing trawler “Suranga” drifting 405 km (225 nautical miles) East of Trincomalee due to an engine failure.

25 Aug 2015

Director of the U.S. Navy’s Strategy and Policy Division calls on Commander of the Navy

Director of the U.S. Navy’s Strategy and Policy Division (OPNAV N51), Rear Admiral William McQuilkin paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 25th August 2015.

25 Aug 2015

Archbishop of Colombo Blesses New Navy Commander

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith on 24th August 2015 at the Archbishop’s House in Colombo in order to receive his blessing on the new appointment.

25 Aug 2015

Officials of Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen Association call on the Commander of the Navy

The officials of Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 24th August 2015. The team was headed by the president of the association, Brigadier KA Gnanaweera.

25 Aug 2015

IGP extends a warm welcome to the New Commander of the Navy

As a formality of the assumption of duties as the 20th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a curtsey call on the Inspector General of Police Mr. N.K. Illangakoon, at the Police Headquarters on 24th August 2015.

24 Aug 2015

Indian NDC delegation visits Naval Headquarters

A delegation of National Defence College, New Delhi, India headed by Senior Directing Staff, Major General RPS Bhaduria, visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 24th August 2015.

24 Aug 2015