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IFR 651
Asia – Panama Canal – USA-East Coast


Ningbo – Shanghai / both China – Pusan / Korea – Panama Canal – New York – Norfolk – Savannah / all USA – Panama Canal – Qingdao – Ningbo or similar


About 77 days round-trip
About 30 days Ningbo – New York
About 40 days Savannah – Ningbo
More partial trips on request


About every 2 months

About the vessel

Container vessels, built 2017, international ship command, 149,000 tons dead-weight, length 366 m, breadth 48 m, speed 24 kn, container capacity 14,400 TEU, partly swimming pool, fitness room, salon, small library, steward, TV/DVD


3 double cabins, about 22-25 sqm, shower/WC, 2 single beds, seating area, desk, fridge


An interesting Pacific crossing with newer vessels of a French shipping company.

In Shanghai the new container port in Yanshan will be called at, transport costs to the city center approx. 90,- USD.

Ningbo is easy to reach from Shanghai.

In Pusan only disembarkation is allowed, no embarkation.

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 requires special visa types) and USA (type B1/B2)


Yellow fever

Passage prices

€ 7,700.00 round-trip per person in a double cabin
€ 8,470.00 for single use of a double cabin
Starting at € 3,000.00 Ningbo – New York
Starting at € 4,000.00 Savannah – Ningbo
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.)

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers


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