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Delegates in a souvenir photograph with guests after the opening ceremony (Photo: Louis Toussaint)

SMSA reviews legal maritime framework to adhere to EU Port Security and Safety of Navigation

The Ministry of Transport, in collaboration with the Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA) and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), is hosting a one-week workshop with key local maritime stakeholders to review its legal framework and IMO conventions with regard to the final phase of the European Union Port Security and Safety of Navigation in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Project.

The workshop, being held at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Seychelles-Allamanda Resort and Spa, Anse Forbans, was opened yesterday by the Minister for Transport, Anthony Derjacques.

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New land transport policy for La Digue

New measures to manage the transport system on La Digue is to turn it into a green island, the principal secretary for transport, Patrick Andre, has said.

PS Andre made the statement yesterday during a press briefing on new amendments made to the La Digue Land Transport Policy.

Also present at the meeting, which was held at the Ministry of Transport’s head office, Botanical House, were senior policy analyst Corinne Adolph and the principal information and communication officer, Alisha Jean-Louis.

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2022 Airport Master plan review

“With the revision and update of the 2009 airport master plan, Seychelles is heading towards a five-star facility,” Transport Minister Antony Derjacques has said.

In its latest sitting this week, the cabinet of ministers approved for the revision and update of the 2009 Airport master plan using updated transport statistics, and trends and developments in the local and global aviation industry to guide changes.

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Minister Derjacques visits SCAA’s refurbishment project at the airport

The Minister for Transport, Antony Derjacques, yesterday visited the Seychelles International Airport’s public concourse area to see the progress of the refurbishment project which started back on October 4, 2021.

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Minister Derjacques leads Seychelles delegation at 17th Dubai Airshow 2021

Minister Derjacques leads Seychelles delegation at 17th Dubai Airshow 2021

The Minister for Transport Antony Derjacques recently led a delegation at the 17th Dubai Airshow.

The Dubai Airshow ranks as one of the top global events of its kind, attracting over 87,000 participants from around the world, including 1300 of the leading aviation and aerospace industry specialists, hence making it a suitable event for networking, sharing of insights and expertise.

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SPTC board re-appointed

SPTC board re-appointed

Minister Antony Derjacques, in his capacity as the Minister for Transport, has re-appointed the board of the Seychelles Public Transport Corporation (SPTC), in accordance with Section 5 Cap 221 of the Seychelles Public Transport Corporation Decree No.30 of 1977.

The board is led by its chairman Andy Moncherry, who was appointed on December 16, 2020 for a period of three years, and Patrick Vel, chief executive of SPTC, also remains as the ex-officio member of the board.

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