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  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    After over a week aground in the middle of the Amazon River, MT Seychelles Patriot was successfully re-floated on Friday morning, 17th of October. The re-floating exercise began on the arrival of appropriate powered tug boats and was completed three hours later when the vessel was maneuvered off the mud banks on which it had been […]

  • 3 March 2016

    Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) has been given more time to explore for hydrocarbons offshore Seychelles.  JOGMEC has signed an extension to the joint survey agreement for the evaluation of the hydrocarbon potential offshore Seychelles with the ministry responsible for hydrocarbons and national oil company, PetroSeychelles, on Monday, March 1, 2016. The company has been […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) has signed an extension to the joint survey agreement for the evaluation of the hydrocarbon potential in offshore Seychelles among Ministry Responsible for Hydrocarbons and PetroSeychelles Ltd on March 1, 2016. JOGMEC has been conducting geological and geophysical surveys including seismic surveys with PetroSeychelles since August 30, […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    During her recent port visit to the Seychelles, the EU Naval Force flagship, FGS Brandenburg conducted an oil spill exercise with units of the Seychelles Coast Guard, Air Force, Fire and Rescue Services, Port authorities and Maritime Safety Administration. The command team of FGS Brandenburg coordinated and planned the complex Local Maritime Capability Building exercise […]

  • 16 January 2014

    On Friday 10 January, the Seychelles Coast Guard, Air Force and Police Force, together with the EU Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta and EUCAP Nestor, carried out a counter-piracy exercise in the Seychelles.  The exercise involved the boarding of a suspected pirate skiff that had attacked a local fishing boat. The ‘pirates’ were disarmed […]

  • 12 December 2012

    Afren East African Exploration (EAX), a wholly owned subsidiary of Afren plc (“Afren”) announces that it has commenced a major 3D seismic programme in the Seychelles, the first 3D survey to be conducted in the country. The programme will consist of two surveys in Afren’s licence areas that extend over a combined area of approximately […]

  • 8 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Seychelles (SEYPEC), Fugro and Geomahakarsa have this morning signed a Cooperation Agreement for the acquisition, processing, interpretation and license of geoscientific data within the Seychelles EEZ on a multi client basis. Under this Agreement, Fugro Data Services AG, a company incorporated under the laws of Switzerland and Geomahakarsa, a company incorporated under the laws of […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The US Coast Guard to impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from Seychelles.

  • 16 December 2014

    Three suspected Somali pirates have been acquitted by the Seychelles Court of Appeal with the court ordering  pirates’ repatriation, Seychelles News Agency reports. The ruling overturned a previous decision by the nation’s Supreme Court due to lack of evidence to prove the said individuals were indeed pirates. Two of the three men were appealing against […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union and the Seychelles Ports Authority have signed agreements related to the financing, the rehabilitation and expansion of the Port Victoria harbor. On the same occasion, the French development agency (AFD) also signed a memorandum pledging a loan in support of the project. The project entails the detailed design […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited informed that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy plc’s previously reported farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. Under the agreement Ophir is farming-in to earn a 75% interest in WHL Energy’s offshore Seychelles petroleum exploration project area. Vice-President Danny Faure […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Alcatel is about to launch submarine fibre-optic cable project which will link Seychelles to the rest of the world, IPP Media reports. The cable will be laid down from Msasani Beach, Dar es Salaam, to the Seychelles. Seychelles Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Peter Sinon said that the fibre-optic cable project would help […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited has received notice that regulatory approvals will be granted for the previously reported farm-out agreement with Ophir Energy pic (“Ophir”). Under the agreement Ophir is farming-in to earn a 75% interest in WHL Energy’s offshore Seychelles petroleum exploration project area. Under the terms of the farm-out agreement, final approval was required from the […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited announced that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy plc’s previously reported farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. Under the agreement Ophir is farming-in to earn a 75% interest in WHL Energy’s offshore Seychelles petroleum exploration project area. Vice-President Danny Faure […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seychelles Port Authority recently unveiled plans for the expansion and modernization of Port Victoria. The existing quay of Port Victoria, currently 270 meters long, will be extended an additional 330 meters and will be able to accommodate two boats measuring up to 250 meters in length at the same time, reported Seychelles News Agency. The chief […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited has signed a new agreement with Fugro Data Services AG (“Fugro”) and Geomahakarsa Ltd for the acquisition of additional seismic over its highly prospective offshore Seychelles exploration interests. WHL Energy has elected to commission a further 887km of 2D seismic acquisition over the Creole lead in Area 3 of […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited welcomes the Seychelles Petroleum Company Limited (“SEYPEC”), 100% owned by the Republic of Seychelles Government, as a strategic cornerstone shareholder following settlement of the transaction announced to the market on 23 May 2011. SEYPEC has invested A$2,080,000 in WHL Energy to acquire 65 million WHL Energy ordinary shares at […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited announces that Ophir Energy plc, operator of the jointly held Seychelles exploration blocks, has contracted Dolphin Geophysical to undertake the 1500 km2 Junon 3D seismic survey over the Junon trend. Ophir Energy, as operator holds 75% equity in the Seychelles blocks and WHL Energy the remaining 25%. The survey […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The historical launching of the first locally owned dredger took place yesterday at Seychelles’ Providence Industrial Estate, Zone 20, in the presence of Danny Faure, the President of the Republic of Seychelles. The new cutter suction dredger (CSD) was built in China, the State House Seychelles said in their announcement. The vessel, owned by Vijay Construction, […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    WHL Energy Ltd. announcedthat it has signed a Share Sale Agreement with the shareholders of SEYCO Energy Pty Ltd. (SEYCO) to acquire 100% of the shares in SEYCO, an entity that is in the process of acquiring the rights to a large exploration holding on the southern continental shelf offshore Seychelles. The agreement would include […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ophir Energy plc has entered into an agreement with WHL Energy, an Australian listed E&P company, to acquire a 75% operated interest in Blocks PEC-5B/1 and PEC-5B/2 located offshore to the south of the Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean. In exchange for the acquired interest, Ophir will repay back costs to WHL of US$4mn and […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited announces that is has received initial approval from the Seychelles regulatory authority PetroSeychelles regarding an extension to the existing Amended and Restated Petroleum Agreement (ARPA) over the Company’s Seychelles exploration interests. The extension requires WHL Energy to secure a farm-in partner by 31 January 2014 and is consistent with […]