HMS Defender docks in Sri Lanka on way home

HMS Defender, Image: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Type 45 frigate HMS Defender has visited the island nation of Sri Lanka on its return from the ...

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Gallery: Indian, Sri Lanka Navy exercise off Colombo

Gallery Indian, Sri Lanka Navy exercise off Colombo

Sri Lanka Navy Ships Sayura, Samudura and three Fast Attack Craft conducted a naval exercise with the Indian Naval ...

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Indian aircraft carrier in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Indian aircraft carrier in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Image: Indian Navy

Two Indian Navy ships, the aircraft carrier Vikramaditya and destroyer Mysore are on an official visit to Colombo, ...

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Chinese Navy ships visit Sri Lanka

Guided missile frigate Liu Zhou, Image: Sri Lanka Navy

Three ships from the 21st Escort Task Group of PLA Navy, the guided-missile frigates Liu Zhou, Sanya and the supply ...

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Japanese Naval Ships Visit Sri Lanka

Japanese Naval Ships Visit Sri Lanka

Japanese naval ships, JS Makinami (DD-112) and JS Suzunami (DD-114), arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka on a ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 19 Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 19 Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest nineteen Indian fishermen along with two Indian fishing ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Rescues Three Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy rescues 3 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy salvaged an Indian trawler with three Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters, on September 20, 2015. ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Saves Six Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy Saves Six Fishermen

The Sri Lanka Navy rescued six local fishermen onboard a multi-day fishing trawler “Suranga” drifting 405 km (225 ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Stops 165 Kg of Cannabis

Sri Lanka Navy Stops 165 Kg of Cannabis

Sri Lanka Navy arrested four Indian nationals in an attempt to smuggle 165 kilograms of Cannabis. Naval craft of ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Helps Return Indian Fishing Trawlers

Sri Lanka Navy Helps Return Indian Fishing Trawlers

The Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the handing over of 14 Indian fishing trawlers, which had been released by the ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Helps with Trawlers Handover

Sri Lanka Navy Helps with Trawlers Handover

The Sri Lanka Navy facilitated to handover 16 Indian fishing trawlers which had been released by the court, and ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Upgrades Ship Maintenance Facilities

Sri Lanka Navy Upgrades Ship Maintenance Facilities

Upgrading the ship maintenance facilities, the Sri Lanka Navy commenced the expansion of the existing slip way at ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Repatriates 43 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy Repatriates 43 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of 43 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 14th March ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrested 86 Indian Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy Arrested 86 Indian Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 86 Indian fishermen poaching well inside Sri Lankan waters on 26th February 2015. The ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests Illegal Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests Illegal Fishemen

A naval patrol craft attached to SLN Thammanna of the North Central Naval Command arrested 42 persons engaged in ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Commander Visits Southern Naval Area

Sri Lanka Navy Commander Visits Southern Naval Area

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera visited the Southern Naval Area on 23rd January ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Rescues 180 Persons from Floods

Sri Lanka Navy Rescues 180 Persons from Floods

Sri Lankan naval troops have been able rescue 180 persons during their deployment on flood relief operations in the ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Hosts Korean Naval Ships

Sri Lanka Navy Hosts Korean Naval Ships

Two Korean Naval ships, Choi Young and Cheonji, paid a visit to the Sri Lankan Port of Colombo on 11th November ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Helps Indian fishermen in Distress

Sri Lanka Navy Helps Indian fishermen in Distress

Sri Lanka Navy rescued four Indian fishermen and a trawler in distress west of Delft close to mid-night on 6th ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 15 Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 15 Fishermen

Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 15 fishermen with 4 FGDs ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Repatriates 40 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy Repatriates 40 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of 40 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody. They were handed ...

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