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St. Helena: Travel

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what means of transport are available to visitors wishing to travel to Saint Helena; and if he will make a statement. (268216)

Visitors travel to St. Helena on the RMS St. Helena, commercial cruise ships, and yachts. In addition the island is also visited by cargo ships, fuel tankers, navy ships and research ships. In 2008, five cruise ships and over 140 yachts visited St. Helena and the RMS St. Helena called on the island 30 times.