VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, Thursday, 17 November 2022 –
The Maritime Security Challenges (MSC) Conference 2022 was held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, from 14th until 16th November 2022, where the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) participated and was represented by Commander Md Azrin bin Hj Mahmud, Chief of Staff RBN and Lieutenant Commander Wan Abdul Naafi bin Metussin, Staff Officer 2 Intelligence RBN.
The MSC Conference is a biennial event designed to convene international representatives from the military, governments, academia, and industry to discuss maritime security issues and work towards shared solutions. The conference is hosted by The Navy League of Canada and supported by Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and the Royal Canadian Navy. This year the conference is conducted with the theme of “Pacific Seapower: Strategic Competition in the Indo-Pacific".
In addition to the conference, the RBN delegates also had the opportunity to visit the Naval Officers' Training School at HMCS VENTURE and to the Fleet Maintenance Facility at Cape Breton.
The RBN is committed to supporting multilateral platforms such as the MSC Conference to enhance regional awareness and to maintain naval diplomacy ties with its partners towards the aim of ensuring a peaceful and stable maritime domain.
Panel on Innovation to Meet Maritime Challenges
Visit to simulation centre at Naval Officers' Training Centre, HMCS VENTURE
Visit to Fleet Maintenance Facility at Cape Breton
RBN Delegation for the Maritime Security Challenges Conference 2022