Welcome to Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA).



The Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority, (SMSA)  is the regulatory and supervisory authority within  the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine.  

Our primary objective is to provide and ensure that all mariners without exception use and enjoy our seas and other water bodies, in a safe and lawful manner. 

Our programmes, regulations and policies support a safe and efficient marine transportation system, and promotes sustainable marine practices so as to ensure to the protection and preservation of our marine eco systems.

About us


A Small island developing state with an international Maritime presence on par with the best international standards and practices.





A leading maritime Authority driving Seychelles‟ international maritime aspirations.

Technical Services

We offer Statutory surveys and safety certificate of ships trading both locally and internationally.