'The remotest island in the world' Foreign & Commonwealth Office

RJI offer a bimonthly consolidated service to Tristan da Cunha via Cape Town, South Africa where the consignments are loaded onto the MV Edinburgh for shipment to the Island. The consignments have a transit time of approximately 31 days from leaving our warehouse in Bristol. RJI also offer an airfreight service to Cape Town for the more urgent non-hazardous goods. For details of the next closing date for consignments to Tristan please call +44 (0) 117 9828575 or e-mail

To check the latest shipping dates go to the Shipping Dates Page.

To arrange collection please visit our Collection Service Page or if you require further information regarding our service please phone +44 (0) 117 9828575 or send an e-mail to

Insurance Please note that goods received by RJI for freight forwarding are not insured. It is the consignor's (the sender's) responsibility to ensure that adequate insurance cover is obtained; RJI would be pleased to quote for such cover if required. For more information see Insurance.

Hazardous Goods It must be brought to our attention if any consignment or part of a consignment shipped through RJI might be considered dangerous or hazardous, failure to do so could lead to prosecution. For more information see Hazardous Cargo.

Tristan da Cunha Mini Documentaries

Are you interested to learn more about Tristan da Cunha? Then take a look at these mini documentaries which are part of Stewart McPherson's excellent Britain's Treasure Islands series.

Tristan da Cunha  - Wild Life & Heritage

Tristan da Cunha - Monster Mice of Gough Island


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