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

MFV Edinburgh's February/March 2023 Fishing Voyage

Report by Cynthia Green

MFV Edinburgh off The Glen and the Hag's Tooth, Gough Island

MFV Edinburgh in Quest Bay off The Glen and Hag's Tooth, Gough Island during her 2022/23 summer fishing voyage.
Video still: Emil Pirzenthal

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Edinburgh departed Cape Town for Tristan on the 4th February 2023 at 4:15pm. Passengers are:

Islanders: Duncan & Jackie Lavarello, Ian Lavarello, Dilys Green, Riley Glass & Marion Collins;

Relatives: Leon Glass, Stacey-Lee White & Rosslin Behrens;

Non-islanders: Rev. Margaret & Nicolaas Van den Berg (Anglican priest & husband), and Ann Collins (Human Resources Specialist).

MV Lance January-February 2023 Voyage

MV Lance, November 2022

Left: MV Lance pictured on the 17th January 2023,
before her departure from Cape Town
Photo: Ian Lavarello

Reports from Cynthia Green

Departure from Tristan

Passengers boarded the MV Lance at 2:00pm on Wednesday 1st February 2023 afternoon and she sailed for Cape Town at 3:15pm.

Passengers are: Islanders: Lynette & Leah-Faye Green, and Gerald Repetto; Non-islanders: Carmen Ferreira, Kenneth Bailey & Tasmin du Preez (Inaccessible Flax Eradication Team); Norbert Maczey (Senior Ecologist/Entomologist, CABI); and Francois Marais & Erik Mackenzie (Ovenstones)

Arrival at Tristan

The MV Lance arrived about 7:00am on Saturday 28th January 2023, and passengers came ashore shortly afterwards. Offloading commenced and was completed at 2:00pm. Passengers were:

Islander: Vera Glass. Non-Islanders: Richard Lockwood (Teacher); Dr. Carel Van der Merwe (Doctor); Dr. Norbert Maczey (Senior Ecologist/Entomologist, CABI); Mr. Francois Marais & Mr. Erik Mackenzie (Ovenstone Representatives).

Departure from Cape Town

The MV Lance departed Cape Town on Wednesday 18th January 2023, shortly after 3:00pm.

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