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
(via Ascension and Johannesburg)

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
V179 09/11/2018 23/01/2019 MFV EDINBURGH

St. Helena

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V12 16/11/2018 16/01/2019 MV HELENA

Falkland Islands

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V399 22/10/2018 15/12/2018 MV SCOUT
V401 03/12/2018 25/01/2019 MV SCOUT
V403 21/12/2018 27/02/2019 MV SCOUT
V405 04/02/2019 29/03/2019 MV SCOUT
V407 04/03/2019 26/04/2019 MV SCOUT

Ascension Island

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V18/11 26/10/2018 30/11/2018 TBC

Christmas Shipments

Posted on 18/09/2018

Closes for cargo on 05/10/18
Arrives on 05/12/18

Closes for cargo on 29/10/18
Arrives on 30/11/18

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MOD Rates Ascension

Posted on 16/10/2015

Please note that the MOD have introduced new rates from V18/05. The rates for both consolidated cargo and dedicated container shipments to Ascension will increase.

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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

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+44 (0) 117 982 8575

Shipping & Freight Enquiries

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Procurement Enquiries

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