BGC holds Iftar gathering for children with special needs

IN CONJUNCTION with the holy month of Ramadhan, Brunei Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) yesterday held its 6th Iftar event for 50 special needs students from the Down Syndrome Association (ABLE) and the Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei at the Royal Brunei Recreation Club (RBRC).

The event saw the distribution of goodie bags by BGC to the students. A Tahlil session and recitation of thanksgiving prayer followed before the breaking of fast with the guests.

Present at the event were the CEO and President of SMARTER Brunei Malai Haji Abdullah bin Malai Haji Othman, Chairman of ABLE Tuming bin Haji Jais, and Information Technology Manager of BGC Mazlan bin Gapar.

In his welcoming remarks, Mazlan Gapar emphasised the need to show care and give thanks during Ramadhan, and for BGC to demonstrate its social responsibility and foster closer relations with the community.

The annual gathering is part of BGC’s Social Investment Initiative programme.

Borneo Bulletin

BGC organises promotion ceremony

BRUNEI Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) yesterday held a Promotion Ceremony at their main office in Jerudong to officiate the promotion of the company’s third liquefied natural gas (LNG) Chief Engineer.

The ceremony saw Managing Director of BGC, John Cook, presenting the insignia to Pengiran Shahirul Shaimee bin Pengiran Haji Daud, BGC’s third Chief Engineer.

Witnessing the auspicious event were Pengiran Shahirul Shaimee’s family members and BGC management.

With this important milestone, BGC now has two local captains and three chief engineers as of 2017 amongst the ranks.

BGC’s Cadetship Programme is one of the initiatives of BGC to realise its objective to create opportunities for young Bruneians to pursue their aspiration to be part of the oil and gas industry, especially in the area of LNG transportation.

The main objective of the programme is to have an LNG Fleet fully manned by Bruneians by 2020, which is in line with the mission in which BGC strives to continuously set the benchmark for local mariners and engineers who will be the backbone of Brunei’s marine industry.

BGC believes and recognises the importance of skilled talent to deal with the country’s economic product – LNG. With that in mind, BGC continues to invest in educating the youths and to supply high-quality marine officers from all ranks to work on board their vessels.

BGC employs 100 per cent Bruneians for its onshore operations and BGC’s ships are currently manned by a fully trained crew where 85 per cent are Bruneians.

Borneo Bulletin

BGC, Brunei LNG and BMC Pay Respects To His Majesty’s Late Parents

BGC together with staff from Brunei LNG Sdn Bhd (BLNG) and Brunei Methanol Company Sdn Bhd (BMC) held a joint Tahlil ceremony at the Royal Mausoleum in Jalan Tutong on June 8, 2017. Present at the event were Mazlan Gapar, BGC’s Information Technology Manager, Haji Mohammad Jaya, Senior General Manager, Plant of Brunei LNG; and Hj Daud bin Hj Jais, Deputy CEO of BMC as well as senior officers and staff of the three companies. During the event, the recitation of Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa Arwah was led by Asril Amin bin Ahmad, BGC Religious Counselor.