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.

Training course included both theoretical and practical training which cover the health and safety policies and procedures, plan and conduct a search and conducting a search on maritime vessels and practical exercises. Practical training was conducted onboard SLNS Jayesagara and T 78 trawler at Galle harbour.

The Maritime Vessel Search Training Course was successfully completed and the certificate awarding ceremony was held on 17th May 2018 with the presence of the A/Deputy Director General of SLCG and other senior officers of CG Headquarters.