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IFR 641
USA-East Coast - Panama Canal - Asia

Route

Savannah – Jacksonville – Charleston – Norfolk / all USA – Manzanillo / Panama – Panama Canal – Balboa / Panama – Tokyo – Kobe / both Japan – Pusan / South Korea – Kaohsiung / Taiwan – Xiamen / China – Hong Kong – Yantian – Shanghai / both China – Pusan – Tokyo – Manzanillo – Savannah or similar

Duration

About 77 days round-trip
About 32 days Charleston – Tokyo
About 24 days Tokyo – Savannah
More partial trips on request

Departures

About every 2 months

About the vessel

Container vessel, built 2004, German shipping company, international ship command, 102,000 tons dead-weight, length 334 m, breadth 43 m, speed 25 kn, container capacity 8,238 TEU, salon, swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, elevator, video/TV/DVD, steward

Cabins

2 double cabins (Owner and Owner A), shower/WC, about 35 sqm, beds 200 x 180 cm, separate living room, seating area, fridge, desk, carpet, TV/DVD, F-deck, view to the front and sideways

1 double cabin (Owner B), shower/WC, about 23 sqm, bed 200 x 180 cm, combined bed and living room, seating area, fridge, desk, carpet, TV/DVD, F-deck, view to the front

1 double cabin (Purser), shower/WC, about 18 sqm, bed 200 x 180 cm, combined bed and living room, seating area, fridge, desk, carpet, TV, F-deck, view to the front

2 single cabins, shower/WC, about 22-25 sqm, beds 200 x 160 cm, combined bed and living room, seating area, fridge, desk, carpet, TV, F-deck, view sideways and aft

Comments

Beautiful voyage on a large and well-kept vessel of a traditional German shipping company. A rare and fast connection from the USA to Japan.

Shore leave

Berthing times 14-24 hours

Documents

Passport

Visa

USA (type B1/B2), China (for embarkation/disembarkation in Yantian special visa required)

Vaccinations

Yellow fever

Passage prices

Starting at € 7,580.00 per person round-trip
Starting at € 3,305.00 Charleston – Tokyo
Starting at € 2,545.00 Singapore – Savannah
More partial trips on request

Embarkation / Disembarkation fees

Embarkation in Pusan is not possible.
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.

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers

Asia

  • 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...
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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.