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IFR 612
Mediterranean Sea – Asia


Genoa – Malta – Beirut / Lebanon – Suez Canal – Jeddah / Saudi Arabia – Jebel Ali / UAE – Port Klang / Malaysia – Xiamen – Qingdao / both China – Pusan / Korea – Shanghai – Ningbo – Nansha – Yantian / all China – Singapore – Suez Canal – Malta – Valencia – Barcelona – Fos Sur Mer – Genoa or similar


About 77 days round-trip
About 27 days to Port Klang
About 21 days Singapore – Barcelona
More partial trips on request


2-3x per month

About the vessel

Container vessels, built 2009-2016, international ship command, 114,000 tons dead-weight, length 350 m, breadth 42 m, speed 24-25 kn, container capacity 11,400 TEU, partly swimming pool, fitness room, salon, partly small library, partly elevator, steward, TV/DVD/CD


2-5 double cabins, shower/WC, about 14-32 sqm, beds 200 x 140 cm, seating area, desk, fridge


2 single beds 200 x 110 cm, seating area, fridge, view sideways, to aft or front (might be obstructed)

1 owner’s cabin, shower/WC, about 45 sqm, double bed, seating area, desk, fridge, windows to aft and sideways (only on one of the vessels)

The cabins are usually on F-deck.

Not all types of cabins are available on all vessels


Voyage with many Chinese ports.
Language on board: English.

In Shanghai the new container port Yanshan will be called at, approx. 65 km from the center (transport to the city center costs approx. $ 90,- 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/disembarking in Shanghai and Yantian requires special types of visa).


Yellow fever

Passage prices

Starting at € 10,010.00 double cabin round-trip
Starting at € 11,550.00 single use
Starting at € 3,510.00 to Port Klang
Starting at € 2,730.00 Singapore – Barcelona
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

There are port fees when embarking / disembarking in Port Klang and Singapore of $ 50.00 USD, in Yantian $ 100.00 USD, in Malta $ 30.00 USD and when disembarking in Jebel Ali $ 81.00 USD.
Possible additional fees for embarking, disembarking or shore leave will have to be paid on the spot by the passengers to the respective authorities/agents. 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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