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MV Helena – FAQ Page

In response to some common queries regarding the MV Helena and the new shipping service, AWSM have added an Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) page to the St Helena Shipping website. Please contact us if you have a query that is not answered within the FAQS.

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MV Helena V.07 BAF / CAF Adjustments

Please be advised that the bunker and currency adjustments for MV Helena Voyage 07 will be as follows: Voyage 07 CAF – Additional 1.75% applied to container and breakbulk freight BAF – Additional £120 to be added per container. Additional £4.80 per w/m on breakbulk shipments.

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MV Helena – Change to UK Transhipment Dates

In recent months, issues with transhipment cargo ex-UK have been experienced as a result of both container lines serving South Africa from the UK omitting Cape Town as the first port of call. These omissions have affected the delivery of transhipment cargo on V.267 of the RMS and three of the first four voyages of […]

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MV Helena V.06 BAF / CAF Adjustments

Please be advised that the bunker and currency adjustments for MV Helena Voyage 06 will be as follows: Voyage 05 CAF – Additional 1.75% applied to container and breakbulk freight BAF – Additional £90 to be added per container. Additional £3.60 per w/m on breakbulk shipments.

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MV Helena – Cape Town Export Stacks

AW Ship Management have received from Cape Town agents the following: Please be advised that with immediate effect the export stack dates for this vessel will be based on the ETD and NOT on the ETA of the vessel. For your guidance, we have listed below the export stack dates for future voyages. RNC will […]

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MV Helena V.04 – Transhipment Cargo ex-UK

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 […]

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MV Helena V.05 BAF / CAF Adjustments

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.

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MV Helena V.04 – Cape Town Receiving Dates

Cape Town agents, RNC have issued cargo and small parcels receiving dates for V.04. Please see the below links. Helena V04 Receiving Dates – Cargo Helena V04 Receiving Dates – Small Parcels

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MV Helena V.03 – Berthing at Rupert’s Bay Wharf

Due to prevailing conditions and heavy swells, berthing of the MV Helena at Rupert’s Bay was delayed until the morning of the 25th April. However, cargo operations were carried out at the anchorage to offset the time lost. Once cargo operations are completed alongside, a further announcement will be made regarding any amendments to the […]

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MV Helena V.03 – Departure Cape Town

The MV Helena departed Cape Town on the 15th April 2018 at 1800 local time, with 92 containers and 238t of break bulk cargo. ETA at St Helena is the 21st April 2018 at 1200 local time.

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