News regarding the economy of the Tristan da Cunha group, which is mainly based on rock lobster fishing, farming and tourism.

Milestone as Tristan publishes its Marine Management Plan

Milestone for ocean protection as Tristan da Cunha secures vast no-take Marine Protection Zone and publishes Marine Management Plan
21-Sep-2021
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Tristan benefits from EU-US trade deal

Tristan Rock Lobster continues to enjoy tariff-free access to EU markets after Brexit.
26-Feb-2021
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Sheep Shearing Day, December 2020

The annual Sheep Shearing Day was held on the 12th December 2020.
15-Dec-2020
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New Page: Tristan da Cunha Sheep Shearing Day

The annual shearing day usually happens in the run up to Christmas. With the flock already gathered in the pens, the whole community helps to sort and shear the sheep.
15-Dec-2020
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First Picture of the Sinking MFV Geo Searcher

SAMSA has published the first photo of the stricken Geo Searcher; plus more details of the evacuation and rescue by the SA Agulhas II.
29-Oct-2020
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The Sunken Geo Searcher's Crew Returns to Cape Town

The SA Agulhas II arrived back at Cape Town with the castaway crew of the MFV Geo Searcher on 26th October 2020
28-Oct-2020
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SA Agulhas II on the way to Tristan with Geo Searcher Survivors

The crew of the Geo Searcher were airlifted from Gough Island to the Agulhas II which then headed for Tristan.
22-Oct-2020
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Shipwrecked islanders return to Tristan

Islanders Ian Lavarello and Rodney Green, who were on the MFV Geo Searcher when she sank, have been returned to Tristan.
22-Oct-2020
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MFV Geo Searcher Relief Effort on Tristan

The Tristan community has donated clothing, shoes and other items for the relief of the crew of the shipwrecked MFV Geo Searcher.
21-Oct-2020
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