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Seychelles Port Authority (SPA)

audited financial statements

Seychelles Ports Authority Act, 2004




Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) 

Date of Establishment:

October, 2004

Estabblished under and regulated by the Seychelles Ports Authority Act, 2004, and the Harbour Act (Cap 90)

Sector: Transport

Parent Ministry:

The Minister responsible for Ports


Ownership: 100% GoS

Business type:


core activities

Its function is to:

  • to regulate, control and administer all matters relating to the safety and security of the Port and its facilities

  • to promote the development of the infrastructure relating to the Port

  • to maintain Port installations and to promote the use, improvement and development of the Port

  • to encourage the use of reliable and sufficient equipment in the provision of Port services

  • to participate in matters pertaining to search and rescue

  • to collect all harbour dues, rental fees and other moneys payable to the Authority under this Act or any other law

  • to plan, execute, monitor and evaluate training programs of employees designed to ensure conformity with the standards of the services provided by them

  • to act in collaboration with the other public authorities and entities for the prevention of marine source pollution, protection of marine environment and to respond to marine environment incidents

  • to advise the Government or any public authority on any matter relating to merchant shipping and prevention and control of marine pollution

  • to represent Seychelles on maritime matters at both national and international levels

  • to do all such other things as will contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the Authority

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