Main features of the Seychelles FPA:
|Duration of the Agreement:||6 years renewable (2.11.2013 – 1.11.2019)|
|Duration of the Protocol:||
6 years (18.1.2014 – 17.1.2020)
|Nature of the FPA:||Tuna Fishery Agreement|
1st and 2nd Years: 5 530 000 € per year, of which 2 600 000 € is dedicated to the support of the fisheries sector of Seychelles.
Tuna seiners: Annually incremental from 38 500 € to 52 500 € (Years 4 and 5 - 49 000 €)
|Reference tonnage:||50.000 t./year|
|Tuna seiners||22||16||2||-||40 vessels|
|Surface longliners||2||2||-||2||6 vessels|
The first fisheries agreement concluded between the EU and Seychelles dates back from 1987.
Current legal framework
- Framework agreement: Adopted by Council Regulation (EC) No 1562/2006 of 5.10.2006 (OJ L290 of 20.10.2006)
- Protocol: Provisional application adopted by Council Decision 2014/5/EU of 16.12.2013 (OJ L4, 9.1.2014)
- Agreement [595 KB] between the European Union and the Republic of the Seychelles on access for fishing vessels flying the flag of the Seychelles to waters and marine biological resources of Mayotte, under the jurisdiction of the European Union
- Council decision [313 KB] of 14 April 2014 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, and provisional application of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of the Seychelles on access for fishing vessels flying the flag of the Seychelles to waters and marine biological resources of Mayotte, under the jurisdiction of the European Union (2014/331/EU)