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  • 30 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Commanding Officer of the Japanese Coast Guard Ship “YASHIMA”, Coast Guard Superintendent Akihiro Hirano paid a call on Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 28th July 2014.   They held discussions and exchanged mementos as a gesture of goodwill. JCGS YASHIMA arrived at the […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet Rescue Vessel Epron, arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on a goodwill visit on March 3. Epron is a rescue vessel commanded by Captain 3rd Rank Denis A. Bergs and has a length of 89.7 meters and a displacement of 3,380 tons with a crew of 138 naval […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    Bangladesh naval ship, “SOMUDRA JOY” arrived at the port of Colombo in Sri Lanka on a three-day goodwill visit on April 28, 2015. The ship was welcomed by the officials from the High Commission of the Republic of Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. The Commanding Officer of […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Port of Colombo on Friday hosted a visit from Iranian Navy ships and a submarine. The ships named Alborz and Bandar and submarine Younes were on a voyage in the Indian Ocean when they arrived in Colombo. Commander of Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, welcomed the ships’ commanders and military Attache of […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “Ikazuchi” and “Murasame” arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on a goodwill visit on April 3. The Commander Escort Division I, Captain Atsushi Nakasuji and Ships’ Commanding Officers, Commander Kazuharu Hokazono and Commander Kenji Fujii paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Staff of […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities

    The Indian Naval Ship “Sukanya” arrived at the Port of Colombo for logistic support on 09th December 2014. It was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. The ship’s Commanding Officer Commander MD Dorai Babu paid a visit to the Deputy Area Commander of the Western Naval Area Commodore KG […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities

    USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) held a change of command ceremony before local dignitaries, distinguished guests and ship’s officers, Sailors, and civilian mariners Oct. 6, 2015. Capt. Carlos Sardiello relieved Capt. Mark Colombo as the 28th commanding officer of Mount Whitney. Colombo was the 27th commanding officer of the Mount Whitney and served aboard for […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities

    Bangladesh Naval Ship “Abu Bakr” arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on a goodwill visit on October 20. The Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Mohammad Mahmudul Malek visited the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha De Silva at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo, where they held cordial discussions and exchanged […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a scheduled port visit Aug. 29. Capt. Drew St. John, commanding officer of Frank Cable, said the crew is excited for this visit after completing a successful mission in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. “This is a […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo on 21st February 2014 on a goodwill visit. It was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival.   Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander BJ Schligel a courtesy call on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Omani Navy ships and one South African Navy frigate arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 12. The Royal Navy of Oman ships Al Shamikh and Al Seeb are on their way home after participating in the bilateral Indian Navy-Omani Navy exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ conducted in the Arabian Sea […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Pakistan Navy’s ship Shamsheer arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill visit on 13th May, 2014. The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy personnel in accordance with naval traditions.   The ship’s Commanding Officer, Captain Rashed Zafar, paid a visit to Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Russian Naval Ship “Moskva” arrived at the port of Colombo on 23rd October 2014 on a replenishment and goodwill visit. The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. To coincide with the ship’s visit, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Sri […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo welcomed two Japanese naval vessels, Ikazuchi and Murasame, which arrived today for a goodwill and supply visit. The vessels were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. The Head of the Mission, Commander Escort Division One, Captain Atsushi Nakasuji and the ships’ Commanding Officers, Commander Kazuharu Hokazono […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two Pakistan naval ships, “SAIF” and “NASR” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 1st October 2014 on a goodwill visit. The Mission Commander, Commodore Zahid Hyas and the Ships’ Commanding Officers paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo. PNS SAIF is […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two Iranian naval ships IRIS Naghdi and IRIS Bandar Abbas, arrived at the Port of Colombo on February 9, 2015, as part of the overseas tour for the Naval University cadets of the Islamic Republic of Iran. They were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in keeping with naval traditions on their arrival. The Officer […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two ships of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), JS Yuudachi and JS Yuugiri, arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka on a goodwill and replenishment visit on March 24, 2016. The two destroyers were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. The ships’ Commanding Officers paid a […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Mr.James Moore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Mr. Vikram Singh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia and Ms.Jane Zimmerman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy accompanied by US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Mechele J.Sison visited the Northern Naval Command […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities

    Three Russian ships Admiral Panteleev, Pechenga and SB-522, arrived at the Sri Lankan port of Colombo, on March 28, for replenishment and relaxation. Admiral Panteleev is an anti-submarine ship commanded by Captain 1st Rank Aleksey V. Antsiferov. Pechenga is a replenishment vessel while SB–522 is a salvage tug. The ships, belonging to the Pacific Fleet […]

  • 5 April 2017

    On April 4th, 2017, the Sri Lanka Navy sent two Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to assist MSC ‘Daniela’, a containership caught by a fire off Colombo harbor. Upon reaching the ship, about 33 nautical miles off Colombo harbor, P 436 and P 412 craft joined Sri Lankan Port Authority tugs, Rawana and Maha Wewa, which […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Operational Issues Workshop, hosted by the Sri Lanka Navy under the direction of the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake, commenced yrdyrday (28th February 2012). Director General Operations Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera inaugurated the workshop at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. The two day workshop […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Indian Navy ships, the aircraft carrier Vikramaditya and destroyer Mysore are on an official visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka from January 21 – 23. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet based at Mumbai. During the visit, the warships will be interacting with the Sri Lankan Navy with the aim of further enhancing […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “JS BUNGO” and “JS YAEYAMA” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill and supply visit on 13th October 2014. They were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. The head of the mission, Commander Minesweeper Division 51, Captain Keiji […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s Bergamini-class frigate ITS Carabiniere docked at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka on December 11. The FREMM frigate is on a deployment to Australia and South East Asia during which it will, among other duties, serve as a platform for promoting the Italian industry. More specifically, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is financing this deployment […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “Takanami DD-110” and “Ohnami DD-111”, arrived at the Port of Colombo on 22nd February 2012 with the Commanding Officer, Escort Division Six, Captain Takaki Mizuma onboard. The ships are returning from a counter piracy operation off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Arden. […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Australian Naval Ship “HMAS Toowoomba” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 31st May 2013 on a goodwill visit. The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Brendon Zilko accompanied by Australian Defence Adviser to Sri Lanka, Colonel Michael Collie paid a […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Indonesian Naval ship, “Kri Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a logistic visit on 01st January 2013. The visiting ship, which is heading home after a UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission, was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Dato […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Australian Naval Ship HMAS Melbourne arrived at the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on August 29, 2015. Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander Bill Waters paid a courtesy call on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Dayananda Nanayakkara at the Western Naval Command Headquarters in Colombo.  Defence Advisor of the Australian High Commission in […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The second patrol boat gifted by Australia to the Sri Lanka Navy arrived at the Port of Colombo on 25th June 2014.   Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera and Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe were among the high ranking […]