In December 2015 members of the Zurich-Aldabra Research Platform (ZARP) group visited Aldabra and Dr Dennis Hansen, one of the researchers, discovered several fossils including a large piece of the lower jaw of the extinct Aldabra crocodile.
'Art in Seychelles, Then and Now', a 256 page sumptuously illustrated hardback publication, covering the development and current state of visual art in Seychelles was launched in early December 2017. Hunt Deltel was proud to have supported the Arterial Network in this endeavour.
A 2007 initiative of the World Maritime Organization (WMO), the principal objective of the Womesa Organisation is to to advocate for gender equality, improvement of women’s access to maritime training and technology and promote their advancement to key decision-making levels in the maritime sector.
During the last week of September 2017, members of the Womesa Organization gathered at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort for the 8th Womesa Conference.
Anse Royale Primary School – A Model School
On 20th October 2017 a group of 200 people gathered at the Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay to celebrate Sail Training Scheme’s 40th anniversary. Past and present STS staff and students, sponsors and friends were addressed by the Minister for Sport, Mrs Mitcy Larue, NSC CEO, Ms Giovanna Rousseau and the former Senior Water Sports officer Evangeline Goulding whose sense of pride and nostalgia were evident.
Seychelles Sports Fishing Club (SSFC) and Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA) have embarked on a conservation project to manage the sustainability of fish stocks in the Seychelles waters. Hunt, Deltel & Co. Ltd was the first to participate in the SSFC/SFA Juvenile Demersal Programme, which is a landmark conservation and scientific programme involving 4 most at risk species based on a review conducted by SFA.
Despite how easily we can all see the beauty of Seychelles from land, the view of Seychelles by sea is simply not one to be missed.
The unspoilt natural diversity of our islands’ landscape can truly be appreciated as you move from the granitic inner islands with the smooth boulders and grand rock formations of extraordinary shapes to the coralline outer islands with their magnificent atolls, rich reefs and turquoise lagoons.
The Association for Women in the Maritime Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa (WOMESA) was launched in Seychelles on the 28th April 2017. The non-governmental organisation falls under the aegis of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and has been launched in collaboration with the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration. (SMSA).
The mission of the Association is to advocate for gender equality, improvement of women’s access to maritime training and technology and promote their advancement to key decision-making levels in the maritime sector in Seychelles.
Pavilion of the Seychelles at the 57th International Art Exhibition- La Biennale di Venezia
Seychelles is participating in the 57th International Art Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia- for the second consecutive year.
Hunt, Deltel & Co. Ltd. proudly sponsored Arterial Network Seychelles for the launch of The Giant Tortoise Parade in 2016. This event introduced the concept of the giant tortoise sculpture to the public of Seychelles in the form of a youth art competition.
As a company with many international ties, Hunt, Deltel & Co. Ltd. strongly encourages Seychellois representation internationally. In line with this, Hunt Deltel supports Seychellois athletes representing Seychelles abroad.
Since moving to the UK in 2015 to undertake a swimming scholarship, Felicity Passon now 18 years old, has been achieving her goals and has participated in many prestigious competitions.