Further to the press release of 4 December 2015, regarding the RMS St Helena’s delayed departure from Cape Town, SHG can now report that the RMS left Cape Town on Monday 7 December 2015 at around 3pm. She is expected to arrive at St Helena on Saturday 12 December 2015 at approximately 6am, one day later than originally scheduled.

The RMS will depart as per her original schedule on Sunday 13 December 2015 at 2pm, for her first shuttle to Ascension Island.

It is expected that the RMS will need to stay longer at St Helena on return from her second shuttle to Ascension  – and will therefore arrive at St Helena on Tuesday 22 December 2015, one day earlier than scheduled.

The RMS will depart for Cape Town on Wednesday 23 December 2015, as scheduled.


8 December 2015



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