(Seychelles Nation 22.10.21) Since its inception in 2007, the PRSP has made remarkable progress at supporting this region at combatting Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing through the grouping of the Indian Ocean island states, and other countries in the region, through a concerted approach of sharing resources, expertise and capacity of the participating states.
(Seychelles Nation 13.8.21) The Seychelles Fishing Authority is this year undertaking a total of six artisanal fishing related community projects, the largest number of projects ever tackled by the authority in one calendar year.
(Seychelles Nation 09 August 2021) Seychelles will be reopening its shores to cruise ships in November 2021. Launching the 2021-2022 cruise season on November 14, 2021, will be the MS Island Sky, the first cruise vessel to sail to Seychelles since the closure of the destination to cruise ships in March 2020. As per the decision taken by the country’s authorities in March 2021 relating to the size of the vessels and limiting their carrying passenger capacity, Seychelles will only be welcoming smaller vessels with a maximum of 300 passengers.