The MFV Edinburgh arrived at Tristan on Tuesday 17th November 2020.

MFV Edinburgh's November 2020 Voyage

Report from Cynthia Green

Arrival at Tristan da Cunha

The MFV Edinburgh arrived at Tristan early in morning of 17th November 2020, and passengers came ashore about 10:00am. Unfortunately, the sea conditions were not good enough for offloading to commence immediately.

MFV Edinburgh moored in Cape Town harbour. MFV Edinburgh moored in Cape Town harbour.
MFV Edinburgh moored in Cape Town harbour prior to departure. Photos: Anice Classen

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Edinburgh departed Cape Town in the evening of 10th November 2020.  Passengers on board were: Anice Classen, Bradley Gouws, Vuyani Booi and John Louw (Ovenstone Factory Technical Team); Emil Pirzenthal and Jessica Escobar Porras (Marine Biologists); and Vincent Méni (New CTBTO Station Manager).

Please note that because of coronavirus (Covid-19) precautions, the only permitted passengers for the foreseeable future are islanders and those on essential business for the Government of Tristan da Cunha.