Sri Lanka Navy has earned over 2.3 billion rupees for the Government from providing maritime security services within a year after taking over from Avant Garde Maritime services.
Accordingly, from 13th November 2015 until 13th November 2016 the Navy had earned an income of 2.33 Billion rupees for a total of 6,646 ship movements.
Galle and Colombo operation centres have carried out 6150 and 496 movements respectively averaging approximately 554 moves per month.
The earnings generated through Onboard Security Team operations are directly deposited in the Consolidated Fund of the Sri Lanka Government.
With the annulment of the previous agreement, Sri Lanka Navy was entrusted the task of providing security to merchant vessels and supplying services to Security Firms involved in providing onboard security for merchant ships.