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 […]
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 Cape Town, the decision has been taken for the vessel to sail as scheduled. The 19 x UK transhipment containers will be retained in Cape Town and will be shipped on Voyage 05, arriving in St Helena on 20th June.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused due to these circumstances which are beyond the control of AWSM. Investigation of measures to lessen the impact of the unacceptable decisions made by transhipment companies are in progress.
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.
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
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 […]
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.
Please be advised that the bunker and currency adjustments for MV Helena Voyages 03 and 04 will be as follows: Voyage 03 CAF – set to zero, no change for this voyage BAF – set to zero, no change for this voyage Voyage 04 CAF – set to zero, no change for this voyage BAF […]
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