News of commercial and domestic fishing in the waters of the the Tristan da Cunha archipelago.

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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Geo Searcher Crew Airlifted from Gough Island

The airlifting of the shipwrecked crew of the MFV Geo Searcher from Gough Island to the SA Agulhas II.
21-Oct-2020
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MFV Geo Searcher Castaways on Gough Island

First photo of the crew of the wrecked MFV Geo Searcher at the Gough Island Meteorological Station.
20-Oct-2020
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Message from the Governor, Philip Rushbrook

The Governor sends his regrets at the loss of the Geo Searcher, expresses his support in the aftermath, and thanks the Tristan community and South African authorities for assisting the crew.
20-Oct-2020
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Geo Searcher Wreck News Update

Further details of the final day of the stricken fishing vessel
18-Oct-2020
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