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
V191 15/01/2021 25/03/2021 MFV EDINBURGH
V192 26/02/2021 06/05/2021 MFV EDINBURGH
V193 09/04/2021 17/06/2021 MFV EDINBURGH

St. Helena

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V39 08/02/2021 16/04/2021 MV HELENA
V40 08/03/2021 12/05/2021 MV HELENA
V41 06/04/2021 08/06/2021 MV HELENA
V42 07/05/2021 11/07/2021 MV HELENA
V43 14/06/2021 16/08/2021 MV HELENA
V44 05/07/2021 10/09/2021 MV HELENA
V45 09/08/2021 13/10/2021 MV HELENA

Falkland Islands

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V453 29/01/2021 21/03/2021 MV SCOUT
V455 05/03/2021 23/04/2021 MV SCOUT
V457 01/04/2021 22/05/2021 MV SCOUT
V459 30/04/2021 19/06/2021 MV SCOUT
V461 04/06/2021 24/07/2021 MV SCOUT

Ascension Island

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V20/15 19/02/2021 16/04/2021 HARTLAND POINT
V21/01 10/05/2021 13/06/2021 EDDYSTONE
V21/03 28/06/2021 06/08/2021 HARTLAND POINT
V21/05 30/08/2021 23/09/2021 EDDYSTONE
V21/07 01/10/2021 01/11/2021 HARTLAND POINT
V21/09 05/11/2021 03/12/2021 ANVIL POINT

Shipping Instructions

Posted on 22/01/2021

Please ensure that all orders delivered to our warehouse for shipment are clearly labelled for the final destination. If items are for airfreight or have

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RJI extended delivery hours

Posted on 26/03/2020

We are doing our upmost to ensure that customers can get their deliveries into us for shipment and will now be extending our receiving times

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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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