Seychelles to welcome back cruise ships in NovemberWritten by Super User
(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.
R2.5 million illegal fishing ruling by Supreme Court important, says SFAWritten by Super User
(Seychelles Nation 07 August 2021) A fine of R2.5 million imposed earlier this week on Mahalingam Kanapathi, a 32-year-old skipper and master on boarda foreign vessel found fishing illegally in Seychelles waters, sends out a clear and strong message that such acts will not be tolerated nor will they be taken lightly by the local authorities.
Seypec opens its first marine fuelling stationWritten by Super User
(Seychelles Nation 3.8.21) The Seychelles Petroleum Company yesterday officially opened its first marine fuelling station situated at the Bel Ombre jetty on Mahe.