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A joint operation conducted by the SLCG in coordination with SLN in the coastal area of Polwathumodara, Weligama, led to the seizure of over 219kg of heroin attempted to be smuggled into the island by sea around 2230 hrs on 12th June 2021.

Jun 14, 2021

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SLCG fleet consists of two Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV) SLCGS Samudra Raksha and SLCGS Samaraksha donated by the Government of Japan under maritime capability improvement project. Both FPVs are equipped with limited oil spill response capabilities for recovery and dispersing oil spills.

Jun 13, 2021

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Maritime Safety and Marine Environment Protection are major roles entrusted with Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) among its extensive service as a law enforcement authority at sea. Since the fire erupted, onboard MV XPRESS PEARL, SLCG is actively engaged with fire fighting efforts and to minimize impact on marine environment of Sri Lanka.

May 27, 2021

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