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  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities

    Israeli naval boats opened heavy machine fire at Palestinian fishermen’s boats on June 5 causing financial damages to at least one boat, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA. The attacked boats were sailing within the 6-nautical miles allowed fishing zone offshore al-Sudaniya area to the northwest of Gaza city, the agency reported. The fishermen were not detained but […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship, Japanese Ship Harusame, engaged with local fishermen during a recent port visit to Salalah, Oman. JS Harusame, currently supporting the counter-piracy task force CTF-151, handed out leaflets to fishermen, written in both English and Arabic, and discussed how to avoid being mistaken for pirates. The CTF-151 area of operations includes three of the […]

  • 24 December 2014

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 30 Sri Lankan and 66 Indian fishermen on 23rd December 2014. The Sri Lankan fishermen were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship.  The Sri Lankan fishermen were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship.  The Sri Lankan fishermen were taken over from the Indian […]

  • 6 October 2011

      EUNAVFOR warship FGS KÖLN came to the rescue of five Somali fishermen drifting in the Indian Ocean in a broken-down fishing whaler and returned them safely to the shore. The Somali fishermen has been drifting for nine days following the breakdown of their engine and without any communication equipment available to call for help, had […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Wasaba of the Northern Naval Command rescued 12 Indian fishermen when their trawlers were run aground in the seas off Delft Island on 19th December 2011 while Naval personnel attached to SLNS Elara of the same Command rescued 06 Indian fishermen in a trawler run aground in the seas off […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Colombian Navy rescued four fishermen whose craft went adrift while they were fishing in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean approximately 11 kilometers from the coast of Puerto Colombia.   Their vessel, “Colombia 28”, suffered a failure in the electrical system without a chance of starting the engine. Coast Guard Station Barranquilla started search and rescue […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy’s craft attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 16 Indian fishermen and 3 Indian fishing trawlers engaged in poaching in the Sri Lankan waters on August 31. Nine Indian fishermen and an Indian trawler were taken into custody in the seas off Veththalaikerni and seven Indian fishermen and two Indian fishing trawlers […]

  • 24 February 2014

    On Monday 17 February, during a ‘friendly approach’ with local seafarers, the medical team from German Navy frigate FGS Hessen, was able to provide eight local Somalia fishermen with medical examinations and some dental treatment.   The offer of medical help to the local fishing community was initiated a day earlier, after FGS Hessen’s Boarding […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 35 Indian fishermen on 03rd January 2012. The fishermen and 02 Indian fishing boats were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship Gangadevi in the seas north-west of Delft. Sri Lanka Naval Ship Ranadheera, Fast Attack Craft P 465 and Coast Guard Vessel CG 40 assisted […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka Navy rescued three Indian fishermen and a vessel (dhow) in distress on 28th November 2014. The fishermen were located in Sri Lankan waters, North of Mathagal. The rescued fishermen were handed over to Vadukkoddai Police for onward action. [mappress mapid=”14574″] Press release, Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 17 October 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Jayasagara brought 2 fishermen ashore on 15th October 2012 for medical treatments after being rescued from deep south eastern sea of Sri Lanka. They had been rescued by two merchant vessels, MV Lusail and MV Edith Maersk, in the south-eastern deep seas of Sri Lanka. MV Lusail had […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy rescued two fishermen who were in unstable condition in the Eastern deep sea on 14th December 2012. They were brought to the Trincomalee Naval Hospital for medical treatment. The fishermen had been among the 4-member crew of a multi-day fishing trawler named “Kawindi”, which had left for fishing from Mirissa Fisheries Harbour […]

  • 10 October 2018

    The US Navy ships recently rescued distressed crews of two fishing boats in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea. On October 7-8, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) provided assistance to seven mariners whose fishing boat had suffered an engine malfunction, rendering the vessel inoperable. Decatur was conducting a routine patrol […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 37 Indian fishermen along with 5 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters. The fishermen were conducting the illegal activities north of Point Pedro on April 3. The arrested fishermen and trawlers were brought to Kankasathurai harbour and handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 15 Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan Waters on 15th October 2013. The arrested fishermen were handed over to the Assistant Director of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource in Jaffna for legal action. Meanwhile naval personnel attached to the North […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Wasamba of the Northern Naval Command rescued four Indian fishermen whose boat had run aground off the coast of Delft Island on 18th December 2011. The boat with four Indian fishermen onboard was drifted ashore being caught in the rough sea conditions. It had run aground and been partly sunk […]

  • 27 February 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Coast Guard assisted in the repatriation of 28 fishermen, which included 25 Sri Lankans and 03 Indians, on 26th February 2012. The exchange took place in the seas off Kankasanthurei. The Indian fishermen and their boat were handed over to the Indian officials and the Sri Lankan fishermen and […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Uttara of the Northern Naval Command while on duty rendered assistance to 3 fishermen who had drowned in the sea off Kankasanturei on 04th Dec 2013. Their Fishing boat had capsized due to rough seas and the fishermen had washed away towards Kankasanthurai pier. The rescued fishermen were transferred ashore […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of 43 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 14th March 2015. They were provided with safe passage up to the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankesanturai onboard Sri Lanka Navy Ship Ranagaja with the assistance of Sri Lanka Coast Guard Vessel CG 47 and handed over to […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 11 Sri Lankan fishermen along with 2 fishing boats on 8th August 2012. The boats named “Natasha Daughter” with 6 fishermen and Deshakthi Kaveesha-2 with 5 fishermen were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajshree at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 40 Indian fishermen along with 5 fishing boats on 12th December 2012. The fishermen with their fishing trawlers were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Chandra Devi” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Northern seas by SLNS Udara attached to the Northern Naval Command. […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 04 Indian fishermen on 09th January 2012. The fishermen and their fishing trawler bearing the registration number TN/10/MFB/168 were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship Vajra in the seas off Delft. Sri Lanka Naval Ship Ranadheera, assisted the mission. The four Indian fishermen were rescued […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    The oceanic patrol vessel ‘Relámpago’, currently participating in the European-led counter-piracy operation ‘Atalanta’ in the Indian Ocean, has provided medical assistance to a couple of fishermen in Somali waters.   The two fishermen were crew members of a ‘dhow’, a small trawler-type boat characteristic of this area. They had infected injuries caused by the fishing […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the repatriation of 41 Sri Lanka fishermen who had been released from the Indian custody.   The fishermen along with 8 fishing trawlers were taken over from Indian Coast Guard Ship “Sarang” at the Indo-Sri Lanka International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) North of Kankasanturai on 24th July 2014. Sri Lanka Naval […]