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MV Helena V.02 – Transhipment Cargo ex-UK

Due to severe weather conditions in Cape Town and terminal closures, discharge of cargo from the ex-UK MSC Paris was cancelled on Sunday 18th March. The transhipment containers ex-UK to be shipped to St Helena on board the MV Helena were therefore retained on board the MSC Paris and will not be discharged until the […]

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MV Helena Voyage 01 – Arrival

The MV Helena has arrived at St Helena and has successfully berthed at the Rupert’s Bay wharf for the first time. The berthing operation went smoothly with good communications between ship and shore. Great work by Captain Sarvilin, the crew of the MV Helena, and the shore team from Solomons and the St Helena Harbourmaster’s […]

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MV Helena Voyage 01 – Update

The Maersk Lanco berthed in Cape Town on the evening of Sunday 26th February following some additional delays in Port Elizabeth. Cargo from the Maersk Lanco has been offloaded and is being transferred to the MV Helena today. At present it is estimated that the MV Helena will depart Cape Town for St Helena on […]

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MV Helena Voyage 01 – Delayed

AW Ship Management have been advised by MOL South Africa that the vessel “Maersk Lanco” has been delayed on her voyage from the UK and will now not call at Cape Town on the 10th February as planned. The ship will call at Cape Town on her return voyage on the 25th February instead. This […]

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MV Helena Freight Rates Publicly Released

Full shipment costs including freight rates and terminal handling charges for both Full Container Loads (FCL) and Limited Container Loads (LCL or break bulk) are now available on the St Helena Shipping website. These are available within the Cargo section of the website and are copied below. FCL Freight Prices LCL Freight Prices Please ensure […]

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RMS St Helena featured on BBC Radio 4

The RMS St Helena arrived at St Helena today for the first call of her last voyage to the Island. The ship was featured on the BBC Radio 4 “World at One” programme, along with an interview of Captain Adam Williams. The programme can be heard on BBC iPlayer using the following link: World at One […]

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St Helena Shipping Website Launched

AW Ship Management are pleased to announce the launch of the new St Helena Shipping website. The website has been designed to provide information on all aspects of the MV Helena’s cargo service to St Helena and Ascension Islands including the following: Information on the MV Helena, its capabilities and capacities Schedule information including booking […]

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RMS St Helena to Delay Departure from Tristan da Cunha

Due to poor weather conditions around Tristan da Cunha, it has not been possible to allow passengers to disembark from the RMS on the 4th or 5th January. However, weather conditions are expected to improve on Saturday the 6th January and therefore the descision has been taken to delay the departure of the RMS until […]

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