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Addressing transport infrastructure challenges as key strategic goal

Some of the main transport infrastructure challenges that the country is facing was the highlight of the discussions between the US Ambassador, Mr. Henry Jardine and the Minister for Transport, Anthony Derjacques.

It was a fruitful meeting whereby both parties explained the achievements and complexities of renewing transport infrastructure in the country. The Ministry of Transport has the difficult task of renewing several transport facilities that dates back to the colonial era and has over 50 years of existence.

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More flexibility for visitors coming to the Seychelles through the easy online bus card purchase

Visitors coming to the Seychelles now have more flexibility to access a bus card through the easy online purchase of the Special Visitor Travel Card. This is now possible through the Seychelles Electronic Border System (SEBS) App. This is part of SPTC’s transition to 100% cashless service that will take effect on Saturday 1st July 2023.

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Two new bi-lanes on the way to ease the flow of traffic on Mont Fleuri road

The construction of the bi lanes are being undertaken by Seychelles Land Transport Agency (SLTA). It is part of the second phase of the road improvement project at Mont. Fleuri. The project, which aims to enhance traffic flow and safety in the area, has started and progressing well since the beginning of second week of June.

For several years the Mont fleuri has been problematic in terms of traffic flow due to it being one of the main route to town, the district houses numerous schools and work places.

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Transforming Seychelles’ Airport Operations: The Journey Towards a Paperless and Sustainable Future

On the occasion of World Environment Day, we proudly celebrate the remarkable achievements of the Government of Seychelles in collaborative efforts to help transform Seychelles' airport into a paperless environment. This significant milestone showcases the continued commitment to sustainable travel and tourism.

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Unpaid fixed penalties to be prosecuted

A firm stance is being taken over unpaid fixed penalties dating back to October 2022. The Highway Patrol Unit (HPU) under the Depart of Land Transport is moving towards more efficiency and tackling public negligence towards such payment.

“Unpaid fixed penalties will no longer be tolerated and the law will not be ignored any longer,” affirms the new HPU Manager, Natasha Marengo.

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SPA CEO’s Message - International Day for Women in Maritime

Today we celebrate our women once more for they are the pillar of our society. They are special for their bravery and courage to be part of a sector that has always been male dominated. Maritime is a vast sector which is becoming more versatile and attracting to women as the government has created a pathway to allow the women to follow their dreams, no matter which job they want to do.

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