Singapore: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Receives Fast Interceptor Boat

- Singapore - Royal Brunei Armed Forces Receives Fast Interceptor Boat

The Royal Brunei Armed Forces reached another significant milestone with the official acceptance of a Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB25-012), named KDB MUSTAED.

On 26th March 2010, the Government of His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, represented by the Ministry of Defence, Negara Brunei Darussalam signed an agreement with Luerssen Asia Pte.Ltd., whereby Brunei Darussalam Ministry of Defence will be supplied with one unit of Fast Interceptor Boat Type FIB25-012. The start of Steel Cutting for KDB MUSTAED was initiated on 23rd December 2010 and the Launching Ceremony of the boat was inaugurated on 29th September 2011.

Royal Brunei Armed Forces Receives Fast Interceptor Boat

The acceptance of KDB MUSTAED by the Ministry of Defence, Negara Brunei Darussalam was held today, where the handing over and flag raising ceremony took place at Marinteknik Shipyard in Tuas, Republic of Singapore. Accepting on behalf of the government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was Dayang Hajah Suriyah binti Haji Umar, Permanent Secretary (Administration and Finance) of the Ministry of Defence. The boat has successfully carried out its Harbour and Sea Acceptance Trials and the crews are at their final stage of training before KDB MUSTAED is scheduled to begin her voyage back and expected to arrive in Brunei Darussalam later this month. The boat will be fully manned by officers and men of the Royal Brunei Navy.

Source: Ministry of Defence Brunei, November 14, 2011

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< May 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Port Finance International Mexico 2015

Given the successful gathering last June of our 1st Port Finance International Mexico & LATAM, PFI will be holding the 2nd Mexican & LATAM PFI Forum.

This conference is a meeting point to understand Mexicans ports current and future opportunities and find solutions to challenges.

Mexico’s port development and operations is currently thriving, with great opportunities of product and service provider companies to access high value opportunities.

Mexico’s Infrastructure investment has grown from 3% of GDP in 2000 to nearly 5% in 2012.

A National Program has been launched, devoting nearly £65 billion to help modernize and develop four leading ports, construct ten specialized terminals and grow Mexico’s cargo handling capacity by 60%.

There has been a £2.9 billion investment into expanding the port of Veracruz which will increase the port’s terminals from 18 to 28 and enhance its cargo capacity to 116 million tons.

More info

read more >

Basic Dry Dock Training

The course begins with the basics and safety concerns, and progresses through all phases of dry docking: preparation, docking, lay period…

read more >

IMPA Singapore

The event will have a total focus on maritime procurement, featuring a high-level conference, IMPA’s Developing Skills in Procurement…

read more >

Offshore Accommodation and Access

Asia’s ONLY Event on Offshore Accommodation

Offshore Accommodation and Access is the only event in Asia that provides you the key to find cutting-edge accommodation solutions for your offshore personnel. Get the latest outlook from key players as well as technical, commercial and operational perspectives that drive the market.

More info

Contact Details:
Email: register@ibcasia.com.sg
Telephone: +65 6508 2401
Fax: +65 6508 2407
Mail: IBC Asia (S) PTE LTD, 111 Somerset Road, TripleOne Somerset #10-06 Singapore 238164

read more >