USS Nimitz first carrier to visit Sri Lanka in 32 years

Entering Colombo, Sri Lanka, on October 28, with ships from its carrier strike group, USS Nimitz became the first ...

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USS Hopper docks in Colombo, Sri Lanka

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a visit on January 19. ...

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USS Blue Ridge changes command

U.S. Navy ship Blue Ridge changed command during a port visit to Sri Lanka on March 29. Captain Matthew Paradise ...

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USS Blue Ridge docks in Sri Lanka

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge a command-ship of the U.S. Navy and the 7th flagship arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on ...

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Sri Lanka, India Wrap Up SLINEX 2015

The Sri Lanka Navy and Indian Navy Exercise (SLINEX 2015) concluded on November 1, 2015, in Trincomalee. The joint ...

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USS Anchorage Helps Stranded Sri Lankan Fishing Vessel

San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) rendered assistance and provided aid to the ...

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4th Edition of Sri Lanka-India Exercise Kicks Off

Indian and Sri Lankan Navies started the 4th edition of Sri Lanka-India Exercise (SLINEX) off Trincomalee, Sri ...

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Port of Colombo Welcomes Bangladesh Naval Ship

Bangladesh Naval Ship “Abu Bakr” arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on a goodwill visit on October 20. The ...

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Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 16 Poachers

Sri Lanka Navy’s craft attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 16 Indian fishermen and 3 Indian ...

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Ten Fishermen Rescued after Vessel Engine Failure

Sri Lanka Navy’s vessel Udara rescued ten local fishermen onboard multi-day fishing trawlers which were ...

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HMAS Melbourne Drops Anchor at Port of Colombo

The Australian Naval Ship HMAS Melbourne arrived at the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on August 29, 2015. Commanding ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 17 Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy’s naval craft on routine patrol attached to the Eastern Naval Command arrested 17 persons ...

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Sri Lanka Welcomes Japanese Naval Ships

Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo welcomed two Japanese naval vessels, Ikazuchi and Murasame, which arrived today ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Stops 78 Immigrants

Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 78 illegal immigrants suspected to be bound for Australia in the southern Sri Lankan ...

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SLNS Sayura Returns to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Sayura, returned home on 27th May 2015 after attending the ...

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Australia, Sri Lanka Officials Discuss Illegal Migration

The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection of Australia Hon. Peter Dutton met the Commander of the Navy ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests Illegal Fishermen

Sri Lanka Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka of the North Central Naval Command arrested 5 persons suspected ...

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Bangladesh Naval Ship Docks in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Bangladesh naval ship, “SOMUDRA JOY” arrived at the port of Colombo in Sri Lanka on a three-day ...

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TCG Gediz Takes a Rest in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Turkish naval ship TCG Gediz arrived to the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 26 for a two-day visit. TCG Gediz ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Seizes 92 Kg of Cannabis

A Sri Lankan naval ship attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested two persons with 92 ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 37 Indian Fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 37 Indian fishermen along with 5 Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters. The ...

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