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

MFV Edinburgh's February-March 2024 Voyage

Report from Cynthia Green

Arrival at Tristan

The MFV Edinburgh arrived from Cape Town about 6.30pm on Tuesday 13th February 2024 and passengers came ashore shortly afterwards. They were:

Islanders: Pamela Swain, Roger & Rosemary Glass, Terence & Maureen Green.

Non-Islanders: Jacoba-Kumi Joubert (Nurse), Andy Schofield (RSPB), Robert Urquhart (Policeman), Paul Ferreira (Harbour Contractor), Tinashe Muvezwa (Locum Doctor), and Erik Mackenzie & Dinand Joubert (Ovenstone Representatives).

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Edinburgh departed Cape Town at 3.15pm on Tuesday 6th February 2024.

MFV Edinburgh off Tristan in January 2024
Above: Philip Kendall's photo shows the MFV Edinburgh off Tristan in January 2024

MFV Lance's January-February 2024 Voyage

Report from Cynthia Green

Arrival at Tristan

The MFV Lance arrived at 08:00 in the morning of Wednesday 7th February 2024. Passengers came ashore shortly afterwards. As it was lovely weather, offloading commenced immediately. It also being a fishing day, and with some people were still drying out their homes after the weekend's floods, it was very busy on the island!

Passengers were:

Islanders: Danny Swain, Lynette, Leah-Faye & Oscar Green, Ronald Rogers and Justin Green;

Non-islanders: Peter Ryan & Coleen Maloney (Scientific Researchers), Marius Van Veggelen (Nurse's husband), Emil Pirzenthal (Conservationist), Michael Betram (Chief Operating Officer), and Bernd Schmitz (Satellite Internet Engineer).

The MFV Lance off the settlement in December 2023.

The MFV Lance off the settlement in December 2023.

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Lance departed Cape Town at 16:30 on Sunday 29th January 2024.

Page Updated: Tristan da Cunha Visitors' Feedback

Feedback from visitors to Tristan da Cunha.
4-Feb-2024
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Visit of the MS Hamburg, January 2024

The cruise ship MS Hamburg visited Tristan on the 21st January 2024.
22-Jan-2024
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Tristan da Cunha Shipping Schedules

Schedules and fares for the few ships that regularly travel between Cape Town and Tristan da Cunha.
19-Jan-2024
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Maritime Medical Emergency, January 2024

The tanker Donoussa diverted to Tristan on the 17th January 2024 with a medical emergency.
18-Jan-2024
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MFV Edinburgh's Summer 2023/24 Fishing Voyage

The MFV Edinburgh departed Tristan on the11th January 2024.
15-Jan-2024
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