Rear Admiral Vijitha Meddegoda retires from naval service

Upon completion of his naval career spanning over 34 years, Rear Admiral Vijitha Meddegoda retired from the Sri Lanka Navy today (04th December 2020).

04 Dec 2020

French Ambassador meets with Commander Eastern Naval Area

His Excellency Eric LAVERTU, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka met with Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera at the Eastern Naval Command Headquarters in Trincomalee on 01st December 2020.

02 Dec 2020

Incoming and outgoing Defence Advisers at Australian High Commission calls on Commander of the Navy

The outgoing Defence Adviser at the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Group Captain Sean Unwin and his successor Captain Ian Cain called on Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (01st December 2020).

01 Dec 2020

Three (03) ships of Russian Federation arrive at port of Trincomalee

The guided missile cruiser ‘Variag’, large anti-submarine ship ‘Admiral Panteleev’ and medium ocean tanker "Pechenga" of the Russian Federation arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 30th November 2020.

01 Dec 2020

Rear Admiral AARK Perera honoured in farewell salute

Rear Admiral AARK Perera today (30th November 2020) bade farewell to his illustrious naval career which spanned over 33 years.

30 Nov 2020

Second week of special Pirith chanting begins to invoke blessings on country

The second stage of three-week long continuous Pirith chanting at the Independence Square commenced for its second week in coordination with Sri Lanka Navy. This meritorious event which got underway with the aim of invoking blessings on the country and its people plagued by novel coronavirus was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 25th November 2020.

26 Nov 2020

Fifty four (54) SLN Marines pass out in Sampoor

On successful completion of their Marine Basic Qualifying Course conducted by Sri Lanka Navy Marine Battalion, 04 officers and 50 sailors passed out at SLNS Vidura in Sampoor, Trincomalee on 24th November 2020.

25 Nov 2020

Flag Blessing and “Kanchuka” Pooja ceremonies held in Anuradhapura in view of 70th anniversary of Navy

Showing its pious sentiments, Sri Lanka Navy organized a “Kanchuka” Pooja and a ceremony to invoke blessings on naval flags under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 12th and 13th November 2020. The two events were held at the Ruwanwelisaya and Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura, in view of the forthcoming 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, falling on 09th December 2020. The events were also attended by the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.

13 Nov 2020

Newly appointed Commander of the Air Force calls on Commander of the Navy

Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana who was appointed as the 18th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (09th November 2020).

09 Nov 2020

Navy cleans plastic and polythene collected on Trincomalee sea bed

Sri Lanka Navy initiated a programme to clear plastic and polythene collected on the sea bed, covering the Trincomalee sea area on 02nd November 2020.

03 Nov 2020