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
V209 / 210 11/12/2023 28/02/2024 MV LANCE
V211 09/02/2024 24/04/2024 MFV EDINBURGH
V212 08/04/2024 26/06/2024 MV LANCE
V213 14/06/2024 28/08/2024 MFV EDINBURGH
V214 12/07/2024 26/09/2024 MV LANCE
V215 13/09/2024 20/11/2024 MFV EDINBURGH
V216 22/11/2024 05/02/2025 MFV EDINBURGH

St. Helena

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
MACS V02 19/02/2024 11/04/2024 KAROLINE
MACS V03 18/03/2024 08/05/2024 KAROLINE
MACS V04 15/04/2024 06/06/2024 KAROLINE
MACS V05 13/05/2024 04/07/2024 KAROLINE
MACS V06 10/06/2024 01/08/2024 KAROLINE
MACS V07 08/07/2024 02/09/2024 KAROLINE
MACS V08 05/08/2024 30/09/2024 KAROLINE

Falkland Islands

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V527 22/02/2024 28/04/2024 MV SCOUT
V529 28/03/2024 25/05/2024 MV SCOUT
V531 25/04/2024 23/06/2024 MV SCOUT
V533 20/05/2024 21/07/2024 MV SCOUT
V535 20/06/2024 18/08/2024 MV SCOUT
V537 26/07/2024 22/09/2024 MV SCOUT
V539 23/08/2024 21/10/2024 MV SCOUT
V541 27/09/2024 24/11/2024 MV SCOUT
V543 18/10/2024 17/12/2024 MV SCOUT

Ascension Island

Voyage Closing date Arrival date Vessel
V23/11 15/01/2024 18/02/2024 HURST POINT
V24/01 16/04/2024 19/05/2024 EDDYSTONE
V24/03 27/05/2024 25/06/2024 HURST POINT
V24/05 26/07/2024 25/08/2024 ANVIL POINT
V24/07 16/09/2024 15/10/2024 EDDYSTONE
V24/09 25/10/2024 27/11/2024 HARTLAND POINT
V24/11 17/01/2025 15/02/2025 HARTLAND POINT

Shipping of none crated motorcycles

Posted on 01/07/2024

We are seeing an increase in the number of used motorcycles being shipped to the islands. Please ensure that any used motorbikes are arriving completely
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Shipping of electric vehicles

Posted on 01/07/2024

We are receiving numerous enquiries about the shipment of electric vehicles to the islands (scooters, e-bikes, motorbikes etc.). Please note that due to the risks
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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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