The public is advised that a dry dock for the RMS has now been secured in Simonstown, South Africa from 29 March to undertake repair work on her starboard propeller.
The RMS departed Cape Town on 5th March as scheduled, but due to an ongoing technical issue with one of her propeller shafts, she is sailing at a reduced speed and will now arrive later than planned.
The RMS St Helena has experienced a technical issue on her current voyage from St Helena to Capetown and is currently travelling at reduced speed.
Centuries of tradition ended today as the RMS St Helena set sail from the UK for the final time.
Following certification of St Helena Airport on Tuesday 10 May 2016, all parties are working to overcome the challenges of wind shear identified by the first few flights into the Airport.
Tuesday night the RMS St Helena took part in a scheduled helicopter rescue exercise, close to the Canary Islands on voyage from Ascension.