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Examination & Certification

The Examination and Certification (E&C) Division is the regulatory arm of the MDBD, responsible for maintaining seafarer competence for all vessels registered in Brunei Darussalam and also undertakes the control function with respect to the Merchant Shipping (Standard of Training, Certification and Watch keeping) Regulations, 2002, as amended.


The E&C Section is designed to handle approval of maritime training institutions, evaluation of shipping companies' seafarer training program and maintenance of records of seafarers serving on board Brunei-flagged vessels.