What we do

Welcome to the Richard James International (RJI) website. RJI are proud to be the largest independent shippers to the South Atlantic Islands of Ascension, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha and the Falklands. With over thirty years experience of providing procurement, shipping and logistical solutions to local governments, public companies, large and small businesses and private individuals alike. From our warehouse facility in Avonmouth, Bristol with it's motorway links to the north, south, east and west RJI is ideally situated to offer the following services to the South Atlantic:

Sourcing & Procurement
Freight Consolidation
(including UK collection service)
Shipping & Freight Forwarding
Import & Export Solutions
(including Customs Documentation, etc)
Air Courier Service

Shipping dates

To avoid any confusion, please note that the closing dates shown here are the last days that cargo can be received for shipping for that particular voyage, not the last date for receiving orders, which should be placed at least seven days prior. Please also note that, due to operational decisions made by the shipping lines, cargo is not always guaranteed to sail on the voyage published.

If you have any question about shipping dates, don’t hesitate to contact us here.

Tristan Da Cunha

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V190 04/09/2020 20/11/2020 MFV EDINBURGH
V191 15/01/2021 24/03/2021 MFV EDINBURGH
V192 19/02/2021 28/04/2021 MFV EDINBURGH
V193 26/03/2021 01/06/2021 MFV EDINBURGH
V194 23/04/2021 01/07/2021 MFV EDINBURGH

St. Helena

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V31 05/06/2020 Delayed - Arriving V32 MV HELENA
V32 03/07/2020 08/09/2020 MV HELENA
V33 07/08/2020 12/10/2020 MV HELENA
V34 04/09/2020 10/11/2020 MV HELENA
V35 02/10/2020 08/12/2020 MV HELENA
V36 09/11/2020 13/01/2021 MV HELENA
V37 07/12/2020 09/02/2021 MV HELENA
V38 08/01/2021 09/03/2021 MV HELENA
V39 08/02/2021 16/04/2021 MV HELENA

Falkland Islands

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V443 04/09/2020 23/10/2020 MV SCOUT
V445 02/10/2020 20/11/2020 MV SCOUT
V447 30/10/2020 17/12/2020 MV SCOUT
V449 04/12/2020 23/01/2021 MV SCOUT
V451 18/12/2020 20/02/2021 MV SCOUT
V453 29/01/2021 21/03/2021 MV SCOUT
V455 05/03/2021 23/04/2021 MV SCOUT
V457 02/04/2021 22/05/2021 MV SCOUT

Ascension Island

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V20/07 22/07/2020 29/08/2020 HARTLAND POINT
V20/09 18/09/2020 28/10/2020 HARTLAND POINT
V20/11 24/10/2020 30/11/2020 HURST POINT
V20/13 11/12/2020 30/01/2021 HARTLAND POINT
V20/15 19/02/2021 23/03/2021 HARTLAND POINT

St Helena Chartered Flight – Delayed Cargo

Posted on 18/09/2020

We have been advised by the airline that 21 of our consolidated airfreight boxes were not loaded onto the aircraft as they were over capacity
Read more

St Helena Chartered Flight

Posted on 17/08/2020

St Helena Chartered Flight

We have been advised that the next chartered flight to St Helena will leave the UK on the 15th of September.

Read more


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can reach out to us by phone or email or you can fill in the form and send us your enquiries.

Accounts Enquiries

[email protected]

+44 (0) 117 982 8575

Shipping & Freight Enquiries

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Procurement Enquiries

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