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IFR 356
USA Gulf Coast – South America East Coast – Central America

Route

Houston / USA – Cristobal / Panama – Cartagena / Colombia – Suape – Santos – Navegantes – Itapoa – Paranagua – Santos – Rio de Janeiro – Salvador / all Brazil – Cartagena – Cristobal – Veracruz – Altamira / both Mexico – Houston or similar

Duration

About 49 days round-trip About 20 days to Santos About 18 days Rio – Veracruz About 22 days Rio – Houston More partial trips on request

Departures

About every 2 months

About the vessel

Container vessel, built 2001, international ship command, 68,800 tons dead-weight, length 300 m, breadth 40 m, speed 24 kn, container capacity 6,500 TEU, indoor swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, salon, elevator, steward, TV/DVD

Cabins

Two double cabins (Owner and Purser), shower/WC, about 30 sqm, bed 200 x 180 cm, separate living room, carpet, fridge, desk, seating area, TV/DVD/HiFi, F-deck, open view to the front 1 single cabin, shower/WC, about 18 sqm, bed 200 x 125 cm, separate living room, carpet, fridge, E-deck, open view to the front

Comments

From the US Gulf Coast to ports in Brazil and Central America A visit to the old town of Cartagena and the view of vessels in front of the Panama Canal are among the highlights of this voyage.

Shore leave

Berthing times approx. 12-36 hours

Documents

Passport

Visa

ESTA-permit for the USA, in Mexico the tourist card (about USD $ 30) will be issued by immigrations

Vaccinations

Yellow fever

Passage prices

€ 5,260.00 per person in the double cabin € 5,995.00 single use of the double cabin € 5,015.00 single cabin Starting at € 2,260.00 to Santos Starting at € 2,070.00 Rio – Veracruz Starting at € 2,450.00 Rio – Houston More partial trips on request

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers

Central America

  • Hello Birgit!
    Just to let you know I had an amazing experience – absolutely loved the whole experience. 5 countries visited, each offering diverse adventures plus the star of the show travelling on the freighter. So many photos and memories to sift and sort through but here’s 3 photos that I hope will give an essence of my trip!
    CMA CGM Hydra was my home for 12 days! Cabin was huge – 3 portholes so plenty of light. 24 crew members and me! Captain Paniec and the crew...
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South America

  • Dear Nina
    Just to give you all my favorable comments on the month spent at sea from Antwerp to Antofagasta on the CCNI Rotterdam last February.
    Everything was up to my expectation, comfortable cabin, staff very friendly, weather ok, co-traveler extra, schedule respected. Just the food….
    Thank you again, this was a nice trip.
    Best regards

  • Hello Birgit!
    Just to let you know I had an amazing experience – absolutely loved the whole experience.?? 5 countries visited, each offering diverse adventures plus the star of the show travelling on the freighter. So many photos and memories to sift and sort through but here’s 3 photos that I hope will give an essence of my trip!
    CMA CGM Hydra was my home for 12 days!?? Cabin was huge – 3 portholes so plenty of light.?? 24 crew members and me!?? Captain P. and the...
    >> more...

USA

  • Thanks for making the last Trip on MV Ocean possible, after a rough start it turned out to be an excellent voyage. Please forward my thanks to the captain, crew and owner who came on board in Jacksonville and to you folks.