We regret to advise that we received official notice that the MSC Athens will omit her first Cape Town call, she will now keep all Cape Town cargo onboard and discharge on her north-bound voyage around the 25th May. Following consultation with St Helena Government, and due to the perishable cargo currently being loaded in […]
Our Cargo Service
We offer a regular service to St Helena and Ascension Islands from Cape Town and vice versa. The transit time to St Helena is 7 days and Ascension 11 days. There are regular transhipment opportunities for the movement of cargo to and from the UK and European ports to the Island via Cape Town.
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AW Ship Management own and operate the MV Helena which was purchased to provide the St Helena Shipping facility servicing the Islands of St Helena and Ascension. The MV Helena operates from Cape Town, South Africa and provides monthly calls to St Helena and quarterly calls to Ascension per the published schedule. The MV Helena is equipped to accommodate all types of cargo and is able to utilise the new Rupert’s Bay wharf on St Helena. Cargo bookings can be made via AW Ship Management or via their agency network in Cape Town, St Helena and Ascension.
Please be advised that the bunker and currency adjustments for MV Helena Voyage 05 will be as follows: Voyage 05 CAF – Additional 1.75% applied to container and breakbulk freight BAF – Additional £45 to be added per container. Additional £1.80 per w/m on breakbulk shipments.