Navy rescues fishermen aboard stranded dinghy at sea
Sri Lanka Navy, with the facilitation of Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC Colombo) stationed at Navy Headquarters, leapt into action today (27th February 2021) to rescue 02 fishermen aboard a dinghy that was swept away to the Indian waters. The dinghy that had ventured out for fishing practice from South Bar, Mannar was in distress due to a technical failure.
27 Feb 2021
Navy seizes over 02kg of Kerala cannabis and more than 400kg of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled via sea
Navy apprehends 179 persons for engaging in illegal fishing
Naval operations carried out from 01st January to 15th February 2021 in Western, Eastern, Northern, Northwestern, North Central and Southern, Naval Commands, led to the apprehension of 179 persons along with 42 fishing boats, a lorry, a three-wheeler and fishing accessories, for engaging in illegal fishing.
15 Feb 2021