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  • 25 September 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 85 persons illegally bound for Australia in 02 multi-day trawlers on 23rd September 2012. A trawler named “Mihara” with 35 persons including 26 Tamils and 9 Sinhalese (33 men and 2 women) on board was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command 15 nautical miles […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    MSC Cruises reported that a Mexican guest onboard MSC Divina went overboard on 18 June at approximately 5pm, when the ship was sailing in Brazilian waters between Fortaleza and Recife.   MSC Divina’s crew immediately raised the alarm while the Master alerted the Brazilian authorities to the need to launch the appropriate procedures and to […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 116 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 31stJuly 2013. The trawler named “St. Francis Saviour” was intercepted by Sri Lanka Navy’s Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command east of Batticaloa. Navy’s timely action averted a human disaster that could have resulted in the rough sea […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 47 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler and  2 fiber glass dingies in the early hours of 06th November 2012. The trawler named “Thamara” was intercepted off Chilaw seas and FGDs named “Kalinga” and “Udara” were intercepted off Negombo seas by Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the […]

  • 17 October 2013

    At the request of the Maltese government, the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) rendered assistance Oct. 16 to persons in distress at sea in the central Mediterranean. Winds and seas were rocking the raft when it was spotted by a Maltese patrol aircraft. Shortly thereafter, the Maltese government contacted several ships […]

  • 12 November 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 83 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 09th November 2012. The trawler named “kangaroo” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command 15 nautical miles off Mirissa seas. Among the arrested persons are 48 Tamils, 32 Sinhalese […]

  • 18 October 2013

    Naval personnel attached to SLN Dockyard of the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 89 persons engaged in illegal fishing using purse seine nets on 17th October 2013 in the seas off Chapel Island and Dutch Bay in Trincomalee. The arrested persons along with the recovered items were handed over to the Fisheries Department officials […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Naval personnel on naval craft Z 227 and Z 238 attached to North-western Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 04 persons with gelignite charges used for illegal fishing in the seas west of Arippu on 12th March 2012. They had attempted to throw the illegal explosives into the sea on seeing the approach of the […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, Sagara brought the 70 persons, who had been stranded in the south western deep seas, safely to the Galle harbour on 04th October 2013. The rescued persons included 44 men, 13 women and 13 children and they are all in good health. The multi-day trawler named “Dinuja Putha”, which carried […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Kanchadewa of the Northern Naval Command arrested 05 persons with 333 sea cucumbers near Gurunagar Jetty on 27th March 2012. The arrested persons with sea cucumbers and the fishing trawler used in the illegal act were handed over to the Fisheries Department in Jaffna for further investigations. [mappress] Naval Today […]

  • 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 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 43 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 14th August 2012. The trawler named “Wasana” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command 20 nautical miles west of Negombo. Among the arrested are 33 Tamils and 10 Sinhalese. They were escorted to […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 58 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 07th September 2012. The trawler named “Devmini” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command 19 nautical miles off Boulder Point in Trincomalee. Among the arrested persons are 35 Tamils, […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 69 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 21st August 2012. The trawler named “Asha Duwa” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command in the seas off Negombo. Among the arrested persons are 48 Tamils, 19 Sinhalese […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Kanchadewa of the Northern Naval Command on received information arrested eleven persons who were illegally harvesting sea cucumber at Melinchimunai on 09th May 2012. One hundred and thirty eight (138) sea cucumbers, 02 FGDs, 15 under water torches, 10 pairs of diving fins, and 14 goggles were among the items, […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Thambapanni of the North-western Naval Command with the assistance of Puttalam Police arrested a person with 1,120 illegal cigarettes and 960 modaka mixed with cannabis in the Puttalam lagoon area on 27th February 2013. The arrested person with the items was handed over to Puttalam Police for further investigations. [mappress] […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 86 persons illegally bound for Australia in 2 multi-day trawlers on 13th September 2012. The trawler named “Senesha Duwa” with 67 persons including 58 Tamils and 9 Sinhalese on board and the other named “Seloni Duwa” with 19 persons including 14 Tamils and 5 Sinhalese on board were intercepted 20 nautical […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lankan naval troops have been able rescue 180 persons during their deployment on flood relief operations in the Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura districts. 75 persons were rescued in Tabbowa, 19 persons in Pansalgodalla, 21 persons in Galenbindunuwewa, 39 persons in Rajanganaya and 26 persons in Nochchiyagama. In response to the floods affecting several […]

  • 20 December 2013

    FISHING Naval personnel attached to SLNS Barana of the North Western Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 4 persons with an FGD engaged in illegal fishing using purse seine nets on 17th December 2013 in the seas off Kudiramalai in Puttalam. The arrested persons along with the recovered items were handed over to the Silawathura […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 66 Tamil persons illegally bound for Australia from India in a multi-day trawler on 06th May 2013. The interception was made by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command 13 nautical miles off Hikkaduwa. The arrested persons along with the trawler are being brought to the Galle […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 26 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 21st December 2012. The trawler named “Sindathri” with 22 Tamils and 4 Sinhalese on board was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command off Chilaw seas. Among the arrested persons are 15 men, 5 […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy’s Rapid Response Rescue and Release Squadron (4Rs) rescued a person from drowning in Kalu Ganga at Kaluthara on 02nd May 2012. The victim had fallen into the river from the Kaluthara Railway Bridge. He is a 56 year old resident at Waskaduwa. The Navy has established the Rapid Response Rescue and Release […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 53 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 11th September 2012. The trawler named “Sinhale 4” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command 16 nautical miles off Pigeon Island in Trincomalee. Among the arrested persons are 49 Tamils, 3 Muslims and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 51 persons bound for Australia on 28th July 2012. They were taken into naval custody on 02 separate occasions. Thirty-one persons were intercepted in a multi-day fishing trawler named “Shayan Putha 2” ten nautical miles west of Negombo while 20 persons were taken into naval custody close to the Lellawa beach. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 57 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 16th August 2012. The trawler named “Pushpa Rejini” was intercepted 40 nautical miles off Pigeon Island in Trincomalee. Thirty-nine (39) men, eight (8) women and 10 children (6 boys and 4 girls) were among the arrested. They are residents of […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy arrested 103 persons bound for Australia in 3 multi-day trawlers on 30th July 2012. Two trawlers named “Maria Thindari” and “Ashen Putha” with 25 and 44 persons on board respectively were intercepted off Negombo while the other named “Samantha Thathsarani” with 34 persons was intercepted off Trincomalee. All are males and residents […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command arrested 05 persons, who were engaged in illegal fishing, in the seas off Bolder Point on 14th June 2012. The FGD and 20 grams of explosives used for the illegal act along with 02 pairs of goggles, a diving mask , a pair of […]