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Sri Lanka Coast Guard Conducts Basic Lifesaving Training For 100 Army Personnel In Jaffna
 

A Mobile Lifesaving Training team of Sri Lanka Coast Guard Life Saving Training School – Balapitiya, conducted a special basic lifesaving training programme for 100 Army personnel attached to Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna from 06th to 18th August 2018 at SLNS Agbo – Madagal, Jaffna.

2018-08-21 14:30:00

5th International Maritime Law Enforcement Course Successfully Completed At Advanced Training Center (Atc), Mirissa
 

International Maritime Law Enforcement (IMLE) course successfully completed at Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Advanced Training Centre (ATC), Mirissa for the fifth time which was conducted from 6th to 17th August 2018. Whole event was coordinated by the United State Embassy of Sri Lanka and United State Coast Guard (USCG). Eight each participants from Maldives Coast Guard and SLCG followed the course and four each instructors from SLCG and USCG conducted the training programme.

2018-08-20 09:30:00

Coast Guard Arrested A Person With 15kg Dolphin Meat
 

Based on information received Coast Guard personnel attached to CGS Beruwala arrested a person with 15kg of dolphin meat on 07 August 2018. Arrested person with Dolphin meat was handed over to officials of department of wild life, Hikkaduwa for further investigation and legal action.

2018-08-09 11:30:00

Slcg Rescued Nine Persons During Katharagama Festival Season
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Lifesavers were deployed in ten locations along the ‘Manik Ganga’ during Katharagama Festival Season held in Kataragama from 14th to 28th July 2018 and rescued 9 local pilgrims including 3 children. All were saved while drowning in Manik Ganga at Katararagama and Sellakataragama area. This brilliant effort shows the courage, dedication, bravery and professionalism of Life Savers of Sri Lanka Coast Guard.

2018-08-07 12:30:00

05 Fishermen Arrested With Illegal Fishing Harvest
 

Coast Guard personnel on duty at FMP Cod Bay arrested 05 persons with 05 No’s of Thresher shark fins (01 KG) whilst checking of returning multiday fishing trawler and arrested persons with items handed over to Assistance Director Fisheries of Trincomalee for further investigations and legal action.

2018-07-17 12:30:00

Slcg Arrested Seven Fishermen With White Tip Shark Fins And Dry Fish
 

Fishing Monitoring team of CGS Dikovita arrested seven fishermen with 1.8kg of Ocean White Tip Shark fins and 19.6kg of shark dry fish on 1st July 2018 at Dikovita fishery harbour. Fishing trawler ‘Heshan 6’ returned to Dikovita fishing harbour on 1st July 2018 and during the inspection by SLCG found above shark dry fish and fins hide in the engine room compartment.

2018-07-03 21:55:00

Sl Coast Guard Saves Another Young Lady At Hikkaduwa Beach
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Life savers attached to Life Saving Point at Hikkaduwa in the Southern coast of Sri Lanka, rescued a foreign lady who was drowning at Hikkaduwa sea area on 15th April. The 19 years old British lady was drowning and being dragged away by the prevailing current and vigilant lifesavers promptly reacted and rescued the lady.

2018-06-17 11:35:00

Three Youths Rescued By Life Guards At Hikkaduwa Beach
 

The Life Guards of Sri Lanka Coast Guard have done another remarkable job by rescuing three drowning foreigners in Hikkaduwa beach on 12th June 2018. This time victims were two ladies and one gentleman from Russia and all are in the age of 22 to 26.

2018-06-14 21:30:00

24 FISHERMEN APPREHENDED FOR ILLEGAL FISHING PRACTICES
 

With the assistance of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Sri Lanka Navy apprehended 24 fishermen along with 03 dinghies engaged in illegal fishing practices near Elizabeth Island, Round Island and South West of Norway Island areas in Trincomalee during last week.

2018-05-19 11:00:00

Maritime Vessel Search Training Course At Atc
 

Maritime Vessel Search Training course was conducted by the Australian Boarder Force (ABF) for the third time at Advanced Training Center (ATC) of Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Mirissa from 14th to 17th May 2018. Twenty participants from SLCG, Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) and Special Task Force (STF) were participated in this course. Australian High Commission facilitated the course.

2018-05-19 10:45:00