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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

Commodore Janaka Nissanka, RWP, RSP, USP, ndc, nswc, MSc (NS&WS) has been appointed as the Deputy Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard with effect from 21st September 2021. Accordingly, former Deputy Director General Commodore Asanga Ranasuriya, RSP & Bar, USP, psc, MSc officially handed over the duties of the position to the new Deputy Director General at the Coast Guard Headquarters.

|2021-09-21|

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) in coordination with Global Maritime Crime Programme of United Nation Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) facilitated to commence first training module for West African countries (Ghana and Nigeria) at Mirissa.

|2021-09-13|

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Based on information gathered by Intelligence staff of Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG),successfully apprehended a Freezer lorry along with five persons in possession of illegally harvested Shark fins on 04th September 2021. The operation was conducted with the assistance of SLCG personnel deployed at Beruwala Fishery Harbour for fishery monitoring and regulating duties.

|2021-09-04|

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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

-

February

-

March

2579

April

2839

May

298

June

-

July

203
TOTAL
5919

Inside the Coast Guard

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