Hydrographic Surveys in Colombo Port City Waterways

Sri Lanka Navy Hydrographic Service (SLNHS) conducted preliminary Side Scan Sonar survey in West and South entrances and waterways of Colombo Port City on 2nd December 2021 to identify under water obstructions affecting safe Navigation in coordination with the Port City Commission authorities. These Hydrographic surveys are a timely necessity given the commercial expectations from the Port City, to facilitate wide variety of waterborne activities.

The surveys were initiated as a result of recent field discussions, Chief Hydrographer of the Sri Lanka Navy had with Colombo Port Commission officials. Further surveys being undertaken.