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  • 24 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indonesian Naval Ship KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 23rd May 2012 en route to join the UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission. On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy. KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” is a corvette belonging to the Indonesian Navy. It is […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sri Lankan maritime forces welcomed their US counterparts to Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on October 1, where the two services will work together as part of the exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). This is the first ever CARAT exercise hosted by Sri Lanka. CARAT Sri Lanka 2017 is part of a series of bilateral […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities

    Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151) Commodore Zahid Ilyas SI(M) S.Bt recently visited Sri Lanka to boost cooperation, coordination and information exchanges with the Sri Lankan Navy, in order to lay the foundations for Sri Lanka becoming a member of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). The visit offered an opportunity to highlight the role and […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the handing over of 14 Indian fishing trawlers, which had been released by the court, to Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘ANAGH’ at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) north of Delft on April 30. Seventy-five Indian personnel including repair teams had arrived in Sri Lanka onboard 14 trawlers on April […]

  • 1 March 2011

      The Naval Ship KRI “ Sultan Iskandar Muda 367” of Republic of Indonesia arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (1st March 2011). On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy.   KRI “Sultan Iskandar Muda 367”, a Sigma Class vessel belonging to the Republic of […]

  • 12 March 2012

      Sri Lanka Navy categorically denies the allegations that Sri Lanka naval personnel have harassed Indian fishermen as telecast on Kalaignar TV based in Chennai , India. Being a responsible naval force, Sri Lanka Navy adheres to International Maritime Laws and carries out surveillance and patrolling accordingly in the defence of Sri Lankan waters. Sri […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Sri Lanka Navy facilitated to handover 16 Indian fishing trawlers which had been released by the court, and remaining in Sri Lanka until the owners of the trawlers make arrangements to take them back to India. Fifteen trawlers located in Karainagar and one located in Thalaimannar, were handed over to Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Ameya’ at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 21 Sri Lankan fishermen along with 4 fishing boats on 27th February 2013. The fishermen with their fishing trawlers named “Anusha”, “Aseen Budha”, “Nimasha” and “Anishka” were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajkamal” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri Lanka […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 5 Sri Lankan fishermen on 10th April 2013. The fishermen with their fishing boat named “Rasan Putha” were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajkamal” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri Lanka Naval Vessel Abeetha II attached to the Northern Naval […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the repatriation of 23 Sri Lanka fishermen who had been released from the Indian custody.   The fishermen along with 4 fishing trawlers were taken over from Indian Coast Guard Ship “Vishwast” at the Indo-Sri Lanka International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) North of Kankasanturai on 03rd September 2014. Sri Lanka Naval […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Coast Guard assisted in the repatriation of 04 Indian fishermen who were released from Sri Lankan custody. The released fishermen and their fishing trawler bearing the registration number TN/10/MSB – 176 were handed over to Indian Coast Guard Ship Rani Ambakka in the seas off Thalaimannar on 12th February […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy categorically denies the allegation that Sri Lanka Naval personnel attacked Indian fishermen fishing in the seas off Kachchative Island on Saturday, as quoted by The Hindu today. Sri Lanka Navy expresses deep concerns over the malicious allegations made repeatedly accusing Sri Lanka Navy of harassing Indian fishermen. At no instance has credible […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard handed over its decommissioned cutter USCGC Sherman to the Sri Lanka Navy in a ceremony on August 27. The ceremony was presided over by Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, Sri Lankan Navy commander, and Rear Admiral Michael Haycock of the US Coast Guard. The cutter was gifted to Sri Lanka under the Foreign […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 5 Sri Lankan fishermen on 29th March 2013. The fishermen with their fishing boat named “Sudu Duwa” were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Ahalyabai” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kudiramalai point by Sri Lanka Naval Vessel P 474 attached to the Western […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of thirty-nine (39) Sri Lankan fishermen, who were released from the Indian custody on 16th June 2014.   The fishermen were handed over to SLN officials by the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajtharang” at the Indo-Sri Lanka International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the seas North of Kankasanthurei. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities

    Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has appointed Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera RWP, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promoted him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 01st July 2014.   Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera is the […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 22 Sri Lankan and 26 Indian fishermen on 23rd May 2013. The Sri Lankan fishermen along with their fishing boats named “Mangala”, “Pradeep”, “Shrimali” and “Kapila Putha” were taken over from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rani Abbakka” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai by Sri […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval Ships, TIR, KESARI, SUDARSHANI and Indian Coast Guard Ship VARUNA belonging to the first training squadron of the Indian Navy arrived at the port of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on March 27 for a training visit. The Commanding Officers of the visiting ships paid a courtesy call on the Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy assisted in the repatriation of 02 Sri Lankan fishermen released from Indian custody, on 19th April 2012. The fishermen and a fishing boat named “DMS – 335” were received from the Indian Coast Guard Ship “Rajshree” at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurei by the Sri Lankan Naval Vessel P 411 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Authorities

    The 21st International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between Sri Lanka and India was held onboard the Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai. The Sri Lankan delegation consisted of Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Coast Guard officials and was headed by Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The humanitarian aid and disaster response exercise Pacific Partnership 2018 arrived in Sri Lanka on April 25. US and partner nation service members participating in the exercise arrived in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, aboard the US Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The mission in Trincomalee will continue through May 8 and will feature Pacific […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Former US Coast Guard cutter Sherman arrived at the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 12, eight months after it was formally handed over to the South Asian country in August 2018. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned by Sri Lankan president Maithripala Yapa Sirisena in the near future. Once it enters navy […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy has made arrangements to bring ashore the 73 Australia-bound Sri Lankans stranded in the south eastern seas of Sri Lanka. On the direction of the Navy, a merchant vessel heading for Singapore had rescued them 290 nautical miles south east of Galle close to noon yesterday (24th July 2013). The Navy alerted the […]