The Maritime and Port Authority of Brunei Darussalam, MPABD with the cooperation of the Royal Brunei Police Force, RBPF have conducted several operations in the early of this month along Sungai Brunei specifically Sungai Lampai Jetty, Terminal Bandar Seri Begawan Jetty, Yayasan Jetty, Al-Afiah Kiulap Jetty and Sungai Kebun Jetty.
13 operations conducted
18 passenger boats inspected
3 boats - Registered
5 boats - Expired license
10 boats - Not registered
As a result of thirteen inspection operations on passenger boats and boat operators, only three boats registered from eighteen passenger boats inspected. Meanwhile, five boats were found to possess an expired license and ten boats were not registered. As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of the water transport sector, MPABD will be more active in implementing the enforcement operations. The operations will also be enhanced with activities such as the dissemination of safety information, the use of safety jackets and recommendations for users and operators to obey the regulations.
Source: Radio Television Brunei