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    Vision

    "Peaceful maritime environment whilst protecting national interests"

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    Mission

    "Ensure the security, safety and serenity of the maritime environment whilst enforcing the law at sea. The Coast Guard is further committed towards the sustainable management and development of marine resources"

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    Powers of the Department of Sri Lanka Coast Guard

    Stop, enter, board, inspect and search any place, structure,vessel or aircraft and arrest and detain any vessel or aircraft.

 

About Us

Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) functions under the Ministry of Defence. It is a non-military law enforcement agency at sea. 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. SLCG has been empowered with legal authority to search and arrest ships, craft and personnel engaged in illegal activities in maritime zone of Sri Lanka and constitute legal proceedings against the offenders.

Our activities

Maritime Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is one of the primary duties entrusted to Sri Lanka Coast Guard by the ...

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Maritime & Marine Environmental Protection

An oil and chemical spill is one of the most devastating environmental  ...

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Maritime Safety

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

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International Cooperation

 Sri Lanka Coast Guard has maintained very effective cooperation, coordination ...

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REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS

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    Western Region

    SLCG Waruna which presently being the premier administrative establishment in western region of Sri Lanka.

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    Southern Region

    The Southern Region Headquarters of Sri Lanka Coast Guard is located at Mirissa, Matara.

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    Northern Region

    Northern Region at present holds largest number of fleet units of the SLCG.
     

Inside the coast guard

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Deployment