Brunei Underwater, Coastal & Diving Services
Experts in Subsea, Maritime, Marine & Tactical Supply, Marine Engineering, Media & Training Solutions
Poni Marine provides turnkey project solutions for Brunei’s offshore, marine construction and maritime industries with exceptional client satisfaction. Our sub-division, Poni Ops, provides tactical & operational dive training and military supply for local government & emergency response agencies.
Guaranteed Success with Poni Marine with Comprehensive Turnkey Solutions
Trusted, reliable and experienced dive team on call 24/7 all year round.
Safety is our highest priority. It is our way of life at all levels of operations.
Rapid turnaround & innovative custom solutions with key precision.
ISO 9001:2015 certified with our Integrated Management System.
Poni Marine offers a comprehensive range of underwater, coastal & diving services for Brunei’s offshore, marine construction & maritime industries.
SUBSEA - Marine Construction (UW Pipe & Cable Installations)
The Poni Marine Engineering & Dive Teams were contracted to launch HDPE pipes out to sea at the Tutong area to join with the existing water intake pipeline via a butt fusion jointing process to extend the existing water intake pipeline another 100m out to sea for a cleaner water intake.
SUBSEA - Public Safety Diving (UW Body Recovery)
The Poni Marine Dive Team conducted a body recovery operation for a sunken boat where 12 lives were lost in Malaysian waters 3 nautical miles from the Malaysia - Brunei water border. Two bodies were found and recovered successfully from 50m depths and handed over to the Malaysian Maritime Unit.
SUBSEA - Marine Construction (Moorings, Buoys & Anchoring)
Poni won the project tender bid to build and deploy two 2-ton cement mooring blocks with a submerged buoy for the Tourism Department, Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism to reduce incidents of anchoring on coral reefs by dive boats at Pelong Rock protecting the reefs.
SUBSEA - Inspections & Surveys (UW Survey)
Our divers completed a UW survey on the navigation light tower at the Muara Channel for repair job planning for Yeng Tong Construction Sdn Bhd.
SUBSEA - Scientific Diving (Marine Sample)
Poni Marine was contracted for a sand coring job for Ocean Quarry & Construction Sdn Bhd at the Tutong coastal area using vibracoring to collect sand samples.
MARITIME - Port Support (Docked Vessel Support)
The Poni Marine Boat Team regularly offers ongoing support services to arriving foreign Navy Vessels at Muara Port to deploy oil boom and marker buoys around the vessel and other supporting services like boat charters or standby boats.
MEDIA - Media Project Support
Poni Marine hosted the film crew from CNN HK and provided ground logistics, transportation by land & sea, assisting with production with location selection, interviews with local businesses and government for a complete story on one of our projects, “Sketching the Wrecks of Brunei” and provided UW photos and video footage shown on CNN media. It was CNN’s first time to Brunei with our Media Team instrumental in assisting with visas & permits for media passes resulting in a positive portrayal of Brunei as a tourism destination on international news.
PROJECT SUPPORT - Engineering & Repairs
Poni was awarded the contract to complete hydrostatic tests and visual inspections on tanks for the Brunei Marine Police Department. Our dive gear technicians are certified Association of Scuba Service Engineers & Technicians (ASSET) for steel, aluminum, composite tank inspections & hydro, & compressor maintenance with Mares & Scubapro certifications. A basic gear maintenance and servicing workshop was hosted by our technicians for the Brunei Marine Police Diving Unit gear users.
“A round of applause to Poni for their consistent professionalism and efficiency with their boat charter services. Especially to Thye who personally oversaw all proceedings from beginning to end to ensure the smooth running of things. Also a big shout-out to the Poni team for being so approachable and flexible! Will definitely be recommending their services to anyone who needs it.”Ben Siah BFVehicle Management, Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd, Brunei
“Poni provides excellent customer service, good job of understanding our requirements and providing solutions to meet those requirements. The staff is very responsive, either by phone or email, and takes excellent care of their clients. In short - Poni always delivers.”Wan Mohammad Azif Haji AripDiving Coordinator / 3.4U Underwater Inspection Engineer, ROV Resources Sdn Bhd & Amaniaga Resources Sdn Bhd, Brunei & Malaysia
“We had some tank cleaning work of several tanks on a marine vessel which had to be carried out offshore in anchorage. This activity was carried out for a few days and we needed to find a way to support our 24-hour operation. Poni helped us by providing daily transportation for our crew; sent the crew's meals and delivered fuel for our equipment which was on the marine vessel. We manage to complete the job without coming back onshore and on time with Poni's boats. Looking forward to working with them again in the near future.”Masrhiem TaufikCEO / Director, Esca Marine & Engineering Sdn Bhd, Brunei
“We have known and worked together with Poni since 2012 on various jobs such as underwater inspection at the Butra Heidelberg Cement Jetty, underwater recovery of construction materials at jetty construction sites and other marine services such as Restoration Lateral Beacon for 1AW for MPABD at the Muara Channel Approaches, etc. All were performed timely & professionally and according to requirement with complete approvals. We look forward to working together with Poni on more upcoming projects.”Goh Kee PoonYeng Tong Construction Sdn. Bhd.
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