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IFR 603
Northern Europe – Asia


Hamburg – Le Havre – Malta – Suez Canal – Jeddah / Saudi Arabia – Jebel Ali / UAE – Port Klang / Malaysia – Qingdao – Ningbo – Shanghai – Yantian / all China – Singapore – Suez Canal – Le Havre – Rotterdam – Dunkirk – Hamburg or similar.


About 83 days round-trip
About 26 days to Jebel Ali
About 35 days to Port Klang
About 28 days Singapore – Hamburg
More partial trips on request


8x per year

About the vessel

Container vessels, built 2009-2015, French or international ship command, 150,000-187,000 tons dead-weight, length about 390 m, breadth about 52 m, speed 25 kn, container capacity 11,400-16,000 TEU, elevator, swimming pool (not on all vessels), fitness room, salon, small library, steward, TV/DVD


2-5 single or double cabins, shower/WC, about 10-41 sqm, beds single cabin 200 x 120 cm, double cabin 200 x 140-160 cm or single beds, seating area, fridge, F-deck, view partially obstructed


A fantastic voyage with very large, excellently equipped vessels.

On-board language French and English.

In Shanghai, the new container port in Yanshan will be called at, transport to the city center costs about $ 90.00 USD

Alcohol is not allowed on board.

Shore leave

Berthing times 12-48 hours.
For arrangements in the Asian region we provide contact to a Chinese tour operator with German speaking staff. You will receive additional information with your travel confirmation.




Visa for China, embarking or disembarking in Shanghai requires a visa type M or C, M for disembarkation. Yantian requires type M, F, G or D.


Yellow fever

Passage prices

Starting at € 10,790.00 round-trip
Starting at € 3,380.00 to Jebel Ali
Starting at € 4,550.00 to Port Klang
Starting at € 3,640.00 Singapore – Hamburg
More partial trips on request

The shipping company charges a management fee of € 57.00 per person. (The management fee includes overseas health insurance during the voyage.)

Embarkation / Disembarkation fees

Port fees of $ 100.00 USD when embarking or disembarking in Yantian, $ 50.00 USD in Singapore, € 30.00 EUR in Malta, about $ 81.00 USD in Jebel Ali , about $ 50 USD in Port Klang.
Possible additional fees for embarking, disembarking or shore leave have to be paid by the passengers to the respective authorities/agents on the spot. The authorities in Port Klang require a return ticket to the home country upon disembarkation.

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers

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