Brunei adds cruises


BRUNEI, 20 November 2014: The official launch of the MV Sentosa ferry cruise was presided over by the Minister of Industry and Primary Resources Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, last week.
This Brunei Bay and Water Village Cruise is run by Sha-Zan Marine Sdn Bhd located at Queen Elizabeth II Jetty, Kampong Dato Gandi.
“Our main aim for MV Sentosa is to provide tourists with a more comfortable and safe option of touring the Brunei River and Kampong Ayer,” said Yang Di Muliakan Pehin Datu Paduka Raja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Shari bin Ahmad, managing director of Sha-zZan Marine Sdn Bhd.
MV Sentosa complies with international maritime safety standards and will be operated by six certified crew members. With the introduction of this vessel, the company mainly aims to cater to tourists visiting the country. Residents and companies can also charter for private functions, meetings and even trips to Temburong.
This vessel has a 60 passenger capacity with fully enclosed air-conditioned decks. The management of MV Sentosa has been working closely with Brunei Tourism and various travel agents to provide tour packages such as a sunset dinner cruise. This will be the highlight of packages that will be introduced in the near future. For bookings and reservations, contact AZ B2N Tour Services +6732240529 / +6738818530 or website at