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3/4/2024 7:11 PM

MUARA, Monday, 4 March 2024 – The Defense and Armed Forces Attaché of the Republic of the Philippines to Brunei Darussalam, Colonel Garry L. Atienza Paf (CSC), paid a courtesy call to Captain Haji Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, Acting Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), at the RBN Headquarters today.

Publish Date: 3/4/2024
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3/4/2024 6:31 PM

​TEMBURONG, Friday, 1 March 2024 – The Ministry of Defence launched a cleaning campaign in Temburong District to keep Brunei Darussalam free of pollution and maintain a clean environment.

Publish Date: 3/1/2024
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3/1/2024 4:29 PM



MUARA, Thursday, 29 February 2024 - Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) received a working visit from 13 Resident and Non - Resident Defence Attachés / Advisers accredited to Negara Brunei Darussalam. The working visit was hosted by Captain Khairil Haji Abdul Rahman, RBN, Acting Deputy Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy.

 


Publish Date: 2/29/2024
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3/1/2024 4:36 PM

MUARA, Tuesday, 27 February 2024 – The Certificate Presentation Ceremony and Closing Ceremony for the Junior Rates Leadership Course Series 01/2024 was held at Serasa Watermanship Complex, Royal Brunei Armed Forces. The guest of honour for the event was Lieutenant Mohamad Amirul Azwan bin Haji Dullah, RBN, Assistant Commanding Officer Sea Training Development. Also in attendance were Drill Sergeant Major, Head of Department, Senior Rank, PMC Marine's Club and instructors.

 


Publish Date: 2/27/2024
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2/25/2024 8:51 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 25 February 2024 – Brunei Darussalam's giant-sized national flag hoisted since 16 February was lowered down in a ceremony marking the end of the hoisting period in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam's 40th National Day celebration. The ceremony took place in the vicinity of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex.

 


Publish Date: 2/25/2024
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2/26/2024 11:44 AM

MUARA, Saturday, 24 February 2024 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) celebrated Malam Nisfu Sya’aban at Surau Al-Huda, RBN. Present as the Guest of Honour was Captain Haji Mohamad Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, RBN, Acting Commander of the RBN. Also in attendance were RBN’s Board Executives members (BETL), senior officers, officers and personnel of RBN.

Publish Date: 2/24/2024
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2/26/2024 9:15 AM

MUARA, Thursday, 22 February 2024 - The Basic Clerk Course Series 1/2023 closing ceremony was held at the Nakhoda Hall of the Naval Training Centre (NTC). The guest of honour for the event was Lieutenant Dayangku Nur Bahirah binti Pengiran Haji Abdul Rahman, RBN, Executive Officer of KDB SYAFAAT. Also in attendance were RBN officers, chief clerks, instructors and senior ranks.

Publish Date: 2/22/2024
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2/22/2024 12:22 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 21 February 2024 – In a display of regional maritime cooperation, the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) hosted the 53rd series of the Pakistan Staff Course at the Muara Naval Base. Led by Commodore Mohd Amir Shahzad, the delegation included 12 Pakistani participants, seven foreign participants, and two facilitators. Commodore Mohd Amir Shahzad also paid a courtesy call to Captain Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, RBN,  Acting Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy. The call concluded positively, with both parties expressing their commitment to further enhancing maritime cooperation and friendship between Brunei and Pakistan.

Publish Date: 2/21/2024
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2/19/2024 9:13 AM

MUARA, Monday, 19 February 2024 – JS SHIMAKAZE and JS SUZUNAMI of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) departed the Muara Commercial Wharf after a goodwill visit to Brunei Darussalam from 17 to 19 February 2024 led by Captain Yanagihara Makoto, Commander Training Division One, JMSDF.

Publish Date: 2/19/2024
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2/16/2024 10:37 PM

BOLKIAH OFFICERS' MESS, Friday, 16 February 2024 – With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, a total of four RBN officers were promoted today.

Publish Date: 2/16/2024
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2/16/2024 11:06 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, 16 February 2024 - The Royal Brunei Navy held a Doa Kesyukuran event at Surau Al-Huda in conjunction with His Royal Highness Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah's 50th birthday.

Publish Date: 2/16/2024
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2/16/2024 11:16 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei Darussalam – Friday, 16 February 2024 – As the sun rose over the vibrant capital, Brunei Darussalam officially commenced its 40th National Day festivities with a grand flag hoisting ceremony. In a display of national pride and unity, a monumental flag, proudly bearing the Sultanate's colors, soared skyward, marking the commencement of celebrations.

Publish Date: 2/16/2024
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2/15/2024 10:41 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Thursday, 15 February 2024 - With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, a total of 10 officers of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) were promoted today.

Publish Date: 2/15/2024
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2/14/2024 4:02 PM

NAVAL TRAINING CENTRE, Wednesday, 14 February 2024 – The Naval Training Centre (NTC) held a handover ceremony between its outgoing Commandant Naval Training, Commander Willie bin Padan, RBN and the incoming Commandant Naval Training, Commander Mohammad Faizal Ezam bin Haji Abas, RBN infront of the grand entrance of the NTC, Royal Brunei Navy.

Publish Date: 2/14/2024
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2/13/2024 10:13 AM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, 9 February 2024 - Captain Tanaka Hiroaki, Chief of Staff, Japan Training Squadron from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), made a courtesy call to Captain Sahibul Bahari bin Haji Zainal Abidin, RBN, the Fleet Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) to discuss potential goodwill visit of JMSDF ships to Brunei today at the Fleet Headquarters.

Publish Date: 2/9/2024
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2/13/2024 2:19 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, 09 February 2024 – Marking the holy event of Isra' and Mi'raj, special religious ceremonies were held simultaneously across all Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) garrisons and camps. Captain Haji Mohamad Sarif Pudin Bin Matserudin, Acting Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), was present at Surau Al-Huda, joined by RBN senior officers, officers, and ratings.​

Publish Date: 2/9/2024
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2/4/2024 1:19 AM

Royal Brunei Armed Forces Golf Club, Berakas Garrison, Saturday, 03 February 2024 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) successfully held a Golf Interaction in conjunction with the RBN’s 58th Anniversary amongst officers of RBN at the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Golf Club, Berakas Garrison.

Publish Date: 2/3/2024
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2/2/2024 11:09 AM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Wednesday, 31st January 2024. The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a prestigious Takeover Parade Ceremony at the RBN's Parade Square to officially welcome Warrant Officer 1 Irwan bin Haji Bungsu, RBN as the new Sergeant Major.

Publish Date: 1/31/2024
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1/29/2024 7:22 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Sunday, 28 January 2024 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) hosted a Family Day in conjunction with its 58th anniversary. It was a day filled with joy, love, and gratitude, where everyone came together as one big family. Captain Haji Mohd Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, RBN, Acting Commander of RBN, along with his family, led the event as the Guest of Honour.

Publish Date: 1/28/2024
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1/29/2024 6:57 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday 26 January 2024 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a promotion ceremony for thirty-one (31) senior ratings held at the RBN Senior Rates' mess (15) were promoted from Acting Petty Officer to the rank Sub Petty Officer, and sixteen (16) were promoted from Sub Leading hand to the rank Sub Petty Officer.

Publish Date: 1/26/2024
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1/29/2024 7:11 PM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Friday, January 26, 2024 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a promotion ceremony for Eighty-Eight (88) Junior Rates at Dewan Samudera. Thirty-nine (39) were promoted to the rank of Leading Hand, and forty-nine (49) were promoted to the rank of Able Rate.

Publish Date: 1/26/2024
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1/25/2024 9:35 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 25 January 2024  Captain Haji Mohd Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, Acting Commander RBN, attended the 9th Multilateral Maritime Virtual Key Leaders Engagement (KLE) hosted by Admiral Samuel J. Paparo, Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (USPACFLT). The KLE represents a virtual platform to communicate and discuss mutual challenges and in this series, discussions revolved around the theme of "Challenges delivering Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) in the Indo-Pacific and how we can strengthen our response together”.



Publish Date: 1/25/2024
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1/25/2024 10:06 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 24 January 2024 - In conjunction with the 8th Naval Working Group between the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and the Indonesian Navy (IDN), the Head of Delegation (HOD) of the IDN, Captain Alfred Daniel Matthews, made a courtesy call to the Acting Commander of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), Captain Hj Mohammad Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, RBN.

Publish Date: 1/25/2024
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1/27/2024 10:46 AM

ROYAL BRUNEI NAVY, Thursday, 25 January 2024 – In conjunction with the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 62nd Anniversary, officers and personnel of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) conducted a cleaning campaign across eight different Muslim cemeteries as part of Community Outreach Program.

The cemeteries were Tanah Perkuburan Islam Kg Pulaie, Tanah Perkuburan Islam Kg. Terunjing, Tanah Perkuburan Piasau-Piasau Subok, Tanah Perkuburan Nuri, Kg. Belimbing Subok, Tanah Perkuburan Serai Pimping, Tanah Perkuburan Maritus Kg Manggis, Tanah Perkuburan Kg Salambigar dan Tanah Perkuburan Sungai Kebun.

All eight events were held concurrently, commencing with a cleaning campaign and followed by a recitation of Surah Yaasin and Tahlil for the departed members of RBN.

The campaign serves as an act of remembrance and appreciation of the officers and personnel who have passed away whilst serving in the RBN and contributing back to the community.​

Publish Date: 1/25/2024
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1/25/2024 9:59 PM

MUARA, Wednesday, 24 January 2024 -The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) hosted the 8th Naval Working Group (NWG) with the Indonesian Navy (IDN) at the Naval Training Centre. The 8th NWG served as a platform for both navies to discuss and enhance their cooperative strategies in various areas, including joint naval exercises, information sharing, and capacity building.

Publish Date: 1/24/2024
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1/23/2024 10:22 PM

Muara, Monday, 22 January 2024  - The Acting commander of the Royal Brunei Navy, Captain Haji Mohd Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin received a farewell call from Colonel Angelo Gerard P. Ariles, Defense and Armed Forces Attaché to Brunei Darussalam.

Publish Date: 1/22/2024
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1/20/2024 10:44 AM

NAVAL COMMAND COLLEGE (NCC), NANJING, People’s Republic of China, Thursday, 18 January 2024 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) participated in the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Workshop 2024 which was hosted by the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA-N) under the theme of “Maritime Community with a Shared Future”. The workshop was held at the PLA-N Command College in Nanjing, People’s Republic of China from Monday, 15th January 2024 until Thursday, 18th January 2024. Representing the Royal Brunei Navy were Commander Mohammad Nazrin bin Haji Sabli, Commanding Officer Base and Lieutenant Commander Abu Qusyairi bin Haji Yacob, Staff Officer Grade 2 Planning.


Publish Date: 1/18/2024
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1/6/2024 10:36 AM

MUARA, Friday, 5 January 2024 – The New Year Parade was held by the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) at the RBN Parade Square to officially mark the beginning of the new year. Present as the guest of honour was Captain Hj Mohamad Sarif Pudin bin Matserudin, Acting Commander of RBN.

Publish Date: 1/5/2024
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1/6/2024 10:43 AM

MUARA, Friday, 5 January 2024 - The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) celebrated a significant milestone in its commitment to excellence and professionalism with an Officer of the Watch (OOW) Certificate Award Ceremony held at the RBN's Officers' Mess.

Publish Date: 1/5/2024
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12/29/2023 10:26 AM

MUARA NAVAL BASE, Wednesday 27 December 2023 – The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) organized a blood donation campaign in collaboration with The Blood Donation Centre, Ministry of Health.

Publish Date: 12/27/2023
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