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  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

      Construction of the first Chinese aircraft carrier faced new unanticipated problems; it turned out that the former Soviet carrier Varyag was not equipped with arresters, and it is unclear where China could get them. In 2007 news agency Kanwa exclusively reported from St. Petersburg that China would buy 4 arresters designed by Marine Engineering […]

  • 3 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The company that is set to equip the U.S. Navy’s next aircraft carrier, the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), with an arresting gear system on April 1 said its system completed the first aircraft arrestment. According to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system conducted the arrestment of an F/A-18E Super […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 38 Indian fishermen along with 9 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters on 21st July 2014.   Eighteen Indian fishermen along with 5 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the seas North of Delft were arrested by naval craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 55 Indian fishermen along with 8 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters on 10th and 11th September 2014.   Twenty-five Indian fishermen along with 2 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the seas North of PPD were arrested by naval craft attached to the Northern Naval Command […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLNS Lankapatuna of the Eastern Naval Command arrested two persons with 772 kilograms of illegal fish catch.   They were arrested along with a FGD engaged in illegal fishing using explosives in the general area of Uppural in the Trincomalee District on 14th August 2014. The arrested persons with […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka Navy recently arrested three persons for drug smuggling in the general area of Medawachchiya town.   Naval troops attached to SLNS Barana of the North Western Naval Command and SLNS Pandukabaya of the North Central Naval Command on information received arrested the persons with 17.5 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) on 18th July 2014. The […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Naval craft attached to the North Central Naval Command, on routine patrol arrested 15 Indian fishermen along with 3 Indian fishing boats engaged in poaching in the Sri Lankan waters North West of Thalaimannar on 5th March 2014.   Meanwhile, 9 fishermen and 2 boats engaged in poaching were also arrested in the same area, […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North Central Naval Command arrested six (6) persons who had attempted to illegally enter Sri Lanka from India. The arrest was made with the assistance of P 151 and P 149 in the General Area 06th Sand Dune in the seas off Thalai-mannar on 03rd March 2013. […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 86 Indian fishermen poaching well inside Sri Lankan waters on 26th February 2015. The arrests were made by the SLN patrol craft attached to the Northern and the Eastern Naval Commands while on routine patrol. The naval patrol craft attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 43 Indian fishermen along with […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to the Southern Naval Command arrested 23 persons illegally bound for Australia at Weligama on 02nd October 2012. Among the arrested persons there are 14 Tamils, 7 Sinhalese and 2 Muslims that included 19 men and 4 women. The arrested persons with their vehicles were handed over to the CID for further […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Naval troops attached to SLNS Kanchadewa of the Northern Naval Command arrested 34 fishermen and 12 fishing boats engaged in illegal fishing using prohibited fishing gears Settipuram and Velanithurei beach area.   Meanwhile naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North Central Naval Command arrested 6 fishermen and a fishing boat South […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 59 persons, who were engaged in illegal fishing in the seas off Foul Point on 17th October 2012. The arrested persons along with 09 fishing boats were handed over to Trincomalee Police for further investigations. Fisheries Department personnel and Police also assisted in the arrest. [mappress] […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities

    Nigerian Navy personnel have intercepted a marine tanker codenamed MT Marina for suspected illegal bunkering of automotive gas oil (AGO). According to the Nigerian Navy, the vessel was laden with 100 metric tons (MT) of suspected illegal refined AGO at the time of the arrest on April 28, 2016. MT Marina which was arrested by the Nigerian […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 78 Indian fishermen along with 17 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters on 7th June, 2014.   Forty-six Indian fishermen along with 9 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the seas North of Thalai-mannar were arrested by naval craft attached to the North Central Naval Command on […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Thammanna of the North-Central Naval Command, arrested 8 Tamil persons who had attempted to leave for India illegally on 23rd July 2012. The arrest was made at Urumalai when they were about to board a fishing vessel, which had been made ready for the illegal journey. Among the persons, who […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijayaba of the Eastern Naval Command on information received recovered explosives used for illegal fishing with 2 persons, in the seas off Erakkandi on 4th December 2013. The arrested fishermen with explosives were handed over to Fisheries Officials in Trincomalee. Meanwhile naval personnel attached to SLNS Dakshina of the Southern […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 46 Indian fishermen along with 11 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters on 18th June 2014.   Twenty-four (24) Indian fishermen along with 6 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the seas North of Delft were arrested by naval craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested four Indian nationals in an attempt to smuggle 165 kilograms of Cannabis. Naval craft of the North Central Naval Command which were on routine patrol arrested the suspected smugglers in the seas north-west of the Thalai-mannar in the early hours of July 14, 2015. The authorities also seized a dhow and fishing gear […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities

    A naval patrol craft attached to SLN Thammanna of the North Central Naval Command arrested 42 persons engaged in illegal fishing. The fishermen were conducting illegal operations in the seas off Urumalai in Mannar on 14th February, 2015. They had been fishing using an illegal purse seine net when they were arrested by the naval […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Naval troops attached to the North-central Naval Command with the assistance of Mannar Police Range Intelligence Unit arrested 02 persons with 790 grams of heroin in the General Area Nadukuda in Thalai-mannar on 17th June 2012. One of the arrested persons is an Indian national while the other is a resident of Pesalai, Mannar. The […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-western Naval Command arrested three persons with 1,049.43 kilograms of dry sea cucumbers along with 2 Fiber Glass Dinghies South-west of Arippu on 11th October 2012. The arrest was made while they were transferring the sea cucumbers from India. The arrested persons and the items were handed […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy busted an Indo-Sri Lanka cross-border cannabis smuggling racket and arrested 04 Indian persons and two of their Sri Lankan accomplices along with approximately 100 kilograms of “Kerala Ganja”. The arrest was made by Sri Lanka Naval Ship Udara attached to the Northern Naval Command in the seas off Kachchatheevu on 25th April […]

  • 27 March 2016
    Authorities

    Japan has released one Royal Canadian Navy sailor who was arrested in February 2016 while the navy ship HMCS Winnipeg was docked in Japan, conducting a routine port visit. In total, three members of the ship’s crew were arrested on February 1 for allegedly using narcotics. Of the arrested, one was a civilian employee while two […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy’s patrol craft, attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command, arrested six persons engaged in illegal fishing in the general area of Upparu in Trincomalee. The operation occurred on January 21, 2015. The authorities said that the fishermen had been fishing using an illegal purse seine net when they were arrested by […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS), the company in charge of delivering the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG)  for the US Navy’s Ford-class carriers, announced that the system has completed testing for the C-2A Greyhound, E-2C+ Hawkeye, and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The testing supports the Navy’s development of a propeller Aircraft Recovery Bulletin (ARB), which is […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North-central Naval Command arrested 12 persons engaged in illegal fishing using explosives on 14th April 2012. Five persons with a fish catch of 678 kilograms were arrested at the Pallemunai Fishing Marshalling Point whilst seven persons were taken in by Naval Vessel P 213 at Thalpadu with […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Parakumba of the Eastern Naval Command arrested two persons with 54 gelignite capsules (gel type) in the general area West of Koonaithive on 06th October 2012. The arrest was carried out with the assistance of Inshore Patrol Craft P 114 while the persons were attempting to escape by swimming after […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Capt. Daniel C. Grieco, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt’s (CVN 71) commanding officer, and Capt. Benjamin Hewlett, deputy commander of Carrier Air Wing 1 (DCAG), successfully recorded the 200,000th arrested landing aboard TR, Jan. 15. Logging the 200,000th trap was the result of decades of dedication and professionalism from the team aboard TR, ranging […]

  • 17 February 2014

    Naval vessels attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 29 Indian fishermen and 7 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in bottom trawling in the seas off Delft on 12th February 2014.   The arrested fishermen and trawlers were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Jaffna […]