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Marine security by the Sri Lanka Navy for foreign vessels Featured

August 12, 2018

Legal framework on marine security provided by the Sri Lanka Navy for foreign - International merchant vessels deploy armed Sea Marshalls to protect the vessels from the attacks of pirates


Ports of Colombo and Galle are used for embarkation of Sea Marshalls in vessels traveling to the high risk areas of threats and for disembarkation of those Sea Marshalls coming in Vessels through such high risk areas.

Accordingly, the proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Minister of Defence, to regulate the transportation and storage of weaponry and ammunition belonging to the said Private Maritime Security Services upon the operational requirement under the supervision and security of the Sri Lanka Navy, was approved by the Cabinet.