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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) is the premier maritime law enforcement force functions under the Ministry of Defence. SLCG is established under the ‘Department of Coast Guard Act No. 41 of 2009’ as a multi-mission service for the purpose of ensuring the security of the coastal areas ,the Maritime Zones, the territorial waters and the High seas. SLCG has been empowered to assist in preventing, the entry and exit of illegal immigrants and emigrants, the trafficking of narcotic drugs and contrabands.

SLCG also entrusted to assist vessels in distress at sea and safety of life at sea, protect the marine environment, prevent and combat maritime disasters ensuring national security and protecting the national economy and the national integrity of Sri Lanka. Every Coast Guard officer of the Department of Coast Guard shall be deemed to be a ‘Peace Officer’ within the meaning for the purposes of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act No. 15 of 1979.

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COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF ARMED FORCES

HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT
GOTABAYA RAJAPAKSA

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DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SRI LANKA COAST GUARD

REAR ADMIRAL
ANURA EKANAYAKE






Latest News

The Change of Command ceremony of CG 61 (Ex-SLNS Jayasagara) took place on 20th January 2022 where the traditional Handing Over/Taking Over was conducted at Galle Harbour. The Outgoing Officer In Command, Commander (C) KPNP Kurukulasooriya, RSP, USP, psc handed over the Command to Commander (ND) HMWM Thilakarathna, RSP, psc, MSc (D&SS), BNavalSt (Maritime Warfare) Hons.

|2022-01-20|

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) personnel deployed in Kirinda coastal area for fishery monitoring and regulating duties had located a suspect inside fishery harbour premises and subsequent search discovered 115 mg of heroin in his possession. Arrested person with apprehended heroin handed over to Kirinda police station for legal action.

|2022-01-18|

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) personnel deployed in Beruwala Fishery Harbour for fishery monitoring and regulating duties, have arrested five fishermen possessed with 1250 grams of dried sharks’ fins on board multiday fishing vessel “Senpathi 01” on 13th January 2022.

|2022-01-16|

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Our Activities

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As per the agreements with International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Search and Rescue Region(SRR) allocated to ...

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Events

Life Saving Counter of the Year - 2020

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WACS NIROSHAN

Number of rescued persons - 82

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KBA SAMPATH

Number of rescued persons - 76

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AOMSS KUMARA

Number of rescued persons - 72

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Total for the year 2020 (As at 31st December)

Items
Quantity

Kerala Cannabis (KG)

960g

Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE DRUG)

440mg

Cannabis

11.322Kg

Heroin

8.47mg

Illegal Drug (Tablet)

2151 No's

Cigarettes

-

Total for the year 2021

Month
Count

January

80

February

92

March

2576

April

2912

May

342

June

-

July

-

August

-

September

-

October

-

November

-

December

-
TOTAL
6002

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