Survey Department, Port Authority join forces for chart updates

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing between the Survey Department, Ministry of Development (MoD) and Maritime and Port Authority of Brunei Darussalam (MPABD) was held at the MoD yesterday.

The MoU signing will facilitate the updating of tidal prediction information as well as the Brunei Navigational Charts, Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) and other charts related to Brunei Darussalam, according to the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). Under the MoU, both sides will share resources in updating the Brunei Navigational Charts and ENCs.

Surveyor General Haji Arefin bin Haji Jaya and MPABD Acting Chief Executive Captain Basza Alexzandar bin Haji Basri signed the MoU in the presence of Acting Deputy Surveyor General at the Survey Department Hajah Roseidah binti Haji Kamis, MPABD Senior Port Superintendent Helmi bin Haji Talib and senior officials from both sides.

Surveyor General Haji Arefin bin Haji Jaya and Maritime and Port Authority of Brunei Darussalam Acting Chief Executive Captain Basza Alexzandar bin Haji Basri sign the memorandum of understanding. PHOTO: MPABD