Departure from Cape Town

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MFV Edinburgh Storm Relief Voyage

July Storm MFV Edinburgh Relief Voyage Gets Underway

Dorrien Venn from Ovenstone confirmed that the special Relief Voyage of MFV Edinburgh, to take materials and key staff out to get on with repairs after the July storm, departed Cape Town on the evening of Thursday 8th August 2019. Estimated time of arrival at Tristan is likely to be the morning of Saturday 17th August as the vessel experienced some bad weather during the first part of the voyage.

Among those on board are Administrator Sean Burns and his wife Marina who will return for the final part of Sean's second term as resident Administrator. The Residency was one of the buildings severely damaged by the 18th July storm.

MFV Edinburgh

Alasdair Wyllie's photo shows MV Edinburgh off Tristan on 7th February 2019