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
V206 14/04/2023 30/06/2023 MV LANCE
V207 28/06/2023 12/09/2023 SA AGULHAS II
V208 04/09/2023 14/11/2023 MFV EDINBURGH
V209 17/11/2023 31/01/2024 MFV EDINBURGH
V210 11/12/2023 28/02/2024 MV LANCE
V211 09/02/2024 24/04/2024 MFV EDINBURGH

St. Helena

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V04 05/06/2023 16/08/2023 MARIA DA PAZ
V05 17/07/2023 10/10/2023 MARIA DA PAZ
V06 25/08/2023 07/11/2023 MARIA DA PAZ
V07 29/09/2023 08/12/2023 MARIA DA PAZ
V08 14/11/2023 19/01/2024 MARIA DA PAZ
V09 18/12/2024 04/03/2024 MARIA DA PAZ

Falkland Islands

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V515 25/08/2023 23/10/2023 MV SCOUT
V517 22/09/2023 20/11/2023 MV SCOUT
V519 20/10/2023 17/12/2023 MV SCOUT
V521 01/12/2023 27/01/2024 MV SCOUT
V523 18/12/2023 29/02/2024 MV SCOUT
V525 26/01/2024 23/03/2024 MV SCOUT
V527 21/02/2024 28/04/2024 MV SCOUT
V529 27/03/2024 25/05/2024 MV SCOUT
V531 24/04/2024 23/06/2024 MV SCOUT

Ascension Island

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V23/05 28/07/2023 30/08/2023 HARTLAND POINT
V23/07 22/09/2023 28/10/2023 HARTLAND POINT
V23/09 23/10/2023 23/11/2023 HARTLAND POINT
V23/11 15/01/2024 18/02/2024 HURST POINT
V24/01 12/04/2024 11/05/2024 HARTLAND POINT
V24/03 27/05/2024 25/06/2024 TBC

2023 Christmas voyage dates

Posted on 05/08/2023

It is almost that time of year again! Please see below dates for the 2023 Christmas shipments – Ascension Island V23/09 Closing – 23/10/2023 Arriving
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Posted on 02/08/2023


We are seeing a significant increase in the information required by shipping lines for hazardous cargo and the number of checks performed before

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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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