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
V187 16/01/20 19/03/20 MFV EDINBURGH
V188 10/04/20 21/06/20 MFV EDINBURGH
V189 06/07/20 September TBC SA AGHULLAS

St. Helena

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V28 06/03/2020 16/05/2020 MV HELENA
V29 03/04/2020 09/06/2020 MV HELENA
V30 11/05/2020 13/07/2020 MV HELENA
V31 05/06/2020 11/08/2020 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

Falkland Islands

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V433 02/04/2020 22/05/2020 MV SCOUT
V435 07/05/2020 26/06/2020 MV SCOUT
V437 01/06/2020 24/07/2020 MV SCOUT
V439 10/07/2020 27/08/2020 MV SCOUT
V441 07/08/2020 25/09/2020 MV SCOUT
V443 04/09/2020 23/10/2020 MV SCOUT
V445 02/10/2020 20/11/2020 MV SCOUT

Ascension Island

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V20/03 05/05/2020 11/06/2020 HARTLAND POINT
V20/05 23/06/2020 27/07/2020 HURST POINT
V20/07 22/07/2020 29/08/2020 HARTLAND POINT
V20/09 18/09/2020 28/10/2020 HARTLAND POINT
V20/11 26/10/2020 30/11/2020 HURST POINT

Tristan da Cunha Shipping Schedule

Posted on 21/05/2020

We are currently waiting for further updates from the shipping line on future Tristan shipments. We will update our schedule as soon as we have

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Ascension V20/03 Closing Date Extension

Posted on 27/04/2020

Please note that the cargo closing date for V20/03 has been pushed back due to delays with the vessel departure from the UK.

V20/03 will

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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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