Navy renders assistance to Kenyan flagged vessel in distress at High Seas

The Navy yet again has rendered assistance to a distressed Kenyan flagged vessel which was in total power failure for days at high seas. The Navy responding to a distress alert received at Maritime Rescue Coordinating Center (MRCC) Colombo on 21st July 2020 rendered towing assistance to the distressed vessel which was drifting about 170 nautical miles (about 306 km) south of Sri Lanka.

24 Jul 2020

Two persons with a suspicious craft apprehended by Navy

SL Navy apprehended two persons with a suspicious craft during a search operation conducted in the sea area off Nagarkovil, at night on 22nd July 2020.

23 Jul 2020

Navy recovers the dead body of a drowned person

reservoir, on 22nd July 2020 and recovered the dead body of the missing person.

23 Jul 2020

Navy assists to apprehend suspect with Kerala cannabis

A person possessed Kerala cannabis, was apprehend during an operation carried out by the Navy in coordination with Police STF, in Kudawella fisheries harbour, on 22nd July 2020.

23 Jul 2020

Navy apprehends 03 persons with explosives used for fishing

The Navy apprehended 03 persons with explosive items, during a search conducted in Palaviya, Kilinochchi on 20th June 2020.

21 Jul 2020

Navy assists apprehension of 02 suspects for possession of illegal and dangerous drugs

The Navy, during two separate operations carried out with the Police, arrested a man with controlled substance and a woman for possession of heroin in Trincomalee on 18th and 19th July 2020.

20 Jul 2020

Navy apprehends person engaged in illegal fishing and four banned nets

Navy apprehended a person who engaged in illegal fishing in the seas off Elephant Point in Trincomalee and 04 banned fishing nets casted in the Batticoloa lagoon.

19 Jul 2020

Four persons engaged in cutting Mesquite trees apprehended by Navy

SL Navy apprehended four (04) persons who engaged in cutting Mesquite trees (Kalapu Andara), during a patrol carried out in Thirukeshwaram area on 18th July 2020.

19 Jul 2020

Navy apprehends person for illegal harvesting of sea cucumber

The Navy apprehended a person with illegally harvested sea cucumber in the beach area of Arippu, Silawathura on 18th July 2020.

19 Jul 2020

Navy apprehends 47 persons for engaging in illegal fishing in Eastern seas

The Navy apprehended 47 persons who engaged in illegal fishing in the sea area of Foul Point in Trincomalee on 17th July 2020.

18 Jul 2020