A person apprehended with heroin by Navy-Police joint operation

A person with heroin was apprehended by Sri Lanka Navy during a joint operation conducted in coordination with District Anti Corruption Unit, at Erukkulampiddi area in Mannar, on 21st January 2020.

22 Jan 2020

Navy shares its experience in coral farming and conservation with university students

A group of undergraduates of the University of Ruhuna, with a view to launching a coral farming and conservation project, engaged in a training programme with the Sri Lanka Navy on 18th January 2020.

22 Jan 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 03 suspects with stock of Kerala cannabis being transported in a bus

The Navy, with the assistance of the Anti-Narcotics Bureau, managed to apprehend 03 suspects who were transporting about 176kg of Kerala cannabis in a bus in Palaviya area, Puttalam on 22nd January 2020.

22 Jan 2020

Navy, Air Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force conduct Search and Rescue training exercise off Negombo

The Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) conducted a Search and Rescue (SAR) training exercise to locate survivors of emergency evacuation, in the event of a disaster aboard a ship. Accordingly, this simulated exercise was successfully carried out off Negombo on 21st January 2020.

22 Jan 2020

Navy apprehends 02 persons for engaging fishing in a restricted area near Trincomalee harbour

The Navy, on 21st January 2020, apprrehend 02 persons for engaging fishing in a restricted sea area Trincomalee harbour.

22 Jan 2020

Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief training for crew of INS Airavat

A Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) training programme for the crew members of INS Airavat, that arrived in Sri Lanka on a three-day visit, was held at the Rapid Action Boat Squadron’s HQ in Gangewadiya on 21st January 2020.

22 Jan 2020

Navy recovers 02 unauthorized fishing nets at Eravur lagoon

The Navy during a search operation recovered 02 unauthorized fishing nets cast in the lagoon area of Eravur on 20th January 2020.

21 Jan 2020

Navy assists apprehension of person with Kerala cannabis

The Navy apprehended a person with Kerala cannabis, during a coordinated raid carried out with the Police at Navatkuli in Jaffna on 20th January 2020.

21 Jan 2020

Navy renders assistance to douse fire at sawmill in Ragama

The Navy, today 21st January 2020, rendered assistance to douse fire erupted at a sawmill located by the side of Heenkenda road in Ragama.

21 Jan 2020

INS Airavat arrives at the port of Colombo

The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Airavat arrived at the port of Colombo today (20th January 2020) and she was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions.

20 Jan 2020