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Navy to set up watermanship training centre in Kochi
Hindu, 11 January 2014
Right now, a watermanship training centre is in operation at the Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala. A full-fledged watermanship training centre will soon be set up under the Southern Naval Command to dole out training in watermanship, an essential component...

INS Vikramaditya enters Indian Navy's area of operation
Hindu, 4 January 2014
It was a sight to behold. As India’s newest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya entered the Indian Navy’s area of operation in north western Arabian Sea, accompanied by three other vessels, it was rendezvoused — in Naval parlance RVed...

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 22 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Hindustan Times, 29 December 2013
A delegation of fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday, requesting him to take steps for the release of the fishermen lodged in Sri Lankan jails. According to the delegation, around 227 fishermen have...

Sri Lankan Navy Commander visits Iranian sub
Colombo Page, 26 December 2013
Dec 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's commander for navy operations Wednesday has visited the Iranian submarine berthed at the port of Colombo.The Tareq-class submarine, 'Younus' is a part of the Iran's 28th fleet of warships which has berthed...

Sri Lanka will become a Naval, Aviation, Commercial, Energy and Knowledge Hub"- Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Asian Tribune, 24 December 2013
Sri Lanka will become a Naval, Aviation, Commercial, Energy and Knowledge Hub, the Government has been laying the seeds of this transformation since before the end of the war,” emphasized Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. “Investment in a vital infrastructure...

Sri Lanka, India and Maldives take part in trilateral maritime exercise
ColomboPage, 19 December 2013
Officers of Sri Lanka Coast Guard along with Coast Guard officers of India and Maldives took part in the Trilateral Tabletop Exercise (TTEX) 2013 in the Eastern port city of Trincomalee. Meanwhile two Indian Coast Guard Ships 'Vishwast'...

Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss naval cooperation
Colombu Page, 17 December 2013
Visiting Pakistani Naval Chief Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila discussed ways to boost military cooperation with Sri Lanka, the government here said Monday.Admiral Sandila visited the Sri Lankan naval headquarters over the weekend for discussions with his...

Pakistan and Sri Lanka agree to enhance cooperation in counter terrorism and maritime security
Colombo Page, 14 December 2013
Colombo: The Naval Chief of Pakistan Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, who is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, today visited Sri Lanka Naval Headquarters in Colombo. Commander of Sri Lankan Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage received Admiral...

Pak Navy chief to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
Business Standard, 12 December 2013
Close on the heels of a visit by the Indian Navy chief Admiral D K Joshi, Pakistan's Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow.During his four-day visit, Sandila will hold discussions on bilateral cooperation...

16 more SL fishermen arrested by India
Colombo Page, 8 December 2013
The Indian Coast Guard apprehended 16 Sri Lankans and three of their fishing boats, the coastal security agency said Saturday.In a statement, the Coast Guard said it had apprehended three Lankan fishing boats with a total crew of 16 members Dec 5, in...

Domestically overhauled warship rejoins Iranís naval fleet
Tehran Times, 30 November 2013
A domestically overhauled warship, named the Lavan, and a domestically overhauled SH3D helicopter rejoined the Iranian Navy in a ceremony held on Saturday in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas.

Two Japanese naval ships arrive at Sri Lanka port
Colombo Page, 29 November 2013
Nov 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships arrived at the Port of Colombo on Thursday. The two Japanese Defence Force ships Samidare DD-106 and Sazanami DD-113...

Indian naval ship arrives at Sri Lanka port on goodwill visit
Colombo Page, 28 November 2013
Nov 27, Colombo: An Indian naval ship arrived at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port Wednesday on a goodwill visit aimed at enhancing the mutual cooperation between the navies of Sri Lanka and India.Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions ceremonially...

Indian Navy Chief to attend Sri Lanka maritime security forum
Colombo Page, 25 November 2013
Nov 24, Colombo: Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi is scheduled to attend Sri Lanka's maritime security conference "Galle Dialogue 2013", Sri Lanka Navy announced."Galle Dialogue 2013", the...

Five Russian naval ships arrive at Sri Lanka port
Colombo Page, 25 November 2013
Nov 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed five Russian naval ships arrived at the Port of Colombo on Sunday.The five Russian naval ships of the Pacific Fleet arrived at the Port of Colombo for replenishment...


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