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IFR 108
Scandinavia / Baltic Sea


Possible ports: Hamburg – Kiel Canal – Stockholm / Sweden – Helsinki / Finland – Tallin / Estonia – Stettin / Poland – Rauma / Finland – Kiel Canal – Bremerhaven – Hamburg or similar
(Usually 2-3 ports are called at.)


About 8-10 days


2-3x per month

About the vessel

Container vessel, built 2012, German shipping company, German speaking or international ship command, 13,200 tons dead-weight, length 152 m, breadth 23 m, speed 18.5 kn, container capacity 1,036 TEU, sauna, TV/DVD


2 double cabins, shower/WC, beds 200 x 140 cm, couch with table, fridge, open view sideways or aft.

Both cabins are on Pilot Deck, below the Captain’s Deck.


Beautiful starter trip with a vessel of a German family shipping company, with which we have a long-standing and good cooperation.

The vessel serves ports with round trips changing at short notice.

Examples of round trips:
Hamburg – Kiel Canal – Stockholm – Helsinki – Tallin – Kiel Canal – Bremerhaven – Hamburg
Hamburg – Kiel Canal – Stettin – Rauma – Kiel Canal – Bremerhaven – Hamburg.

The routes vary depending on the cargo. There are no specific intermediate ports or port sequences bookable. Many routes go through Kiel Canal, but not all of them.

There is a ban on alcohol for the crew.

Shore leave

Berthing time approx. 6-16 hours



Passage prices

€ 765.00 per person in double cabin
€ 855.00 single use of double cabin

Embarkation / Disembarkation fees

€ 20.00 per person

Deviation insurance

€ 95.00 per person up to 75 years old. € 125.00 from 76 years old, € 150.00 from 80 years old

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Für Passagiere ab 65 Jahren erforderlich

Travel reports by customers

Baltic Sea

  • Many thanks again for my latest cargo ship experience which was wonderful.
    I enjoyed the trip on the Gerda, with Captain H. who ensured that I had my best experience to date. Also, a mention to the Chef, who made very tasty meals, also to all the crew, I can’t list all their names, unfortunately, however, all staff combined made my experience so enjoyable and I will definitely try to go on that route again to meet them again.
    I highly recommend this trip!
    You are very...
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  • Dear Mrs Pfeiffer and Mrs Weber
    Back from Hamburg, I would like to give you my feedback.
    It was a very interesting week I spent on board; captain Z. and the officers were all very open and friendly, so there really was a good atmosphere. I have always felt welcome to go here and there, to ask questions, and able to spend a lot of time on the bridge. As I told the captain, I felt I was 40 years younger as I spent hours on the bridge, just like when I was an officer on merchant ships...
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  • Thank You Capt. B!
    When I said to Capt. B. ‘thank you for the good atmosphere on board’
    He said to me: Well, I didn’t have any stress because the crew made a good job.
    This was what I felt, a peaceful crew, who did their work every day without complaining.
    I liked to watch the Boson splicing a perfect eye into the moorings.
    Cookie o prepares the best apple-pie.
    G. is a conscientious and reliable 2nd.Engr.
    R. OS the youngest stands...
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