Reports of vessels visiting Tristan da Cunha, and voyages to and from the island.

SH Diana: First Cruise Ship of the 2023/24 Season

The SH Diana visited Tristan on 27th November 2023. It was too rough to land passengers at the settlement, but Zodiac tours were possible in the lea of the island.
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MFV Lance's November-December 2023 Voyage

MFV Lance

Report from Cynthia Green

The MFV Lance departed Cape Town at about 5:00pm on Thursday 23th November 2023..

Passengers are: Islanders: Cliff & Lily Swain, Desmond Green, Karl & Julia Hagan, David & Doreen Swain, and Joseph & Anne Green; Non-islanders: Dr. Silvio Perez (Doctor) and Norbert Maczey (Entomologist).

Left: The MFV Lance pictured off Tristan in October 2023. (Photo: Philip Kendall)

MFV Edinburgh's Summer 2023/24 Fishing Voyage

Reports from Cynthia Green

Arrival at Tristan

The MFV Edinburgh arrived at 19:30hrs on Tuesday 21st November 2023, and passengers came ashore the next morning. However, there was no offloading of cargo as sea conditions were not yet suitable.

MFV Edinburgh passengers coming ashore on the 22nd November 2023

MFV Edinburgh passengers and mail coming ashore on the 22nd November 2023 - Photo: James Glass

Passengers are: Islanders: Riaan Repetto, Kelly & Emily Swain, and Albert & Marion Green; Non-islanders: Tracey Price (Social Worker), Paul Mapasure & Fadzai Makumba (Chief Finance Officer & Wife), Chris Malumphy (Entomologist), and Loran Bonnardot, Tobias Nolle & Linus Rieser (TV Team)

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Edinburgh departed Cape Town at 10pm on Monday 13th November 2023.

Tristan da Cunha Shipping Schedules

Schedules and fares for the few ships that regularly travel between Cape Town and Tristan da Cunha.
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MFV Edinburgh's August/October 2023 Fishing Voyage

The MFV Edinburgh departed Tristan on the 23rd Ocotber 2023.
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2023 SA Agulhas II Voyage

The SA Agulhas II departed Tristan on Thursday 12th October 2023.
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MFV Lance September-October 2023 Voyage

The MFV Lance departed Tristan on Tuesday 4th October 2023.
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SA Agulhas II offloading 2023

The Agulhas II was able to offload all her Tristan cargo on the 22nd September 2023, and help move materials around the island.
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MFV Lance June-July 2023 Voyage

The MFV Lance departed Tristan on the 7th July 2023.
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