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IFR 660
South America-West Coast – Asia

Route

Callao / Peru – Guayaquil / Ecuador – Lazaros Cardenas – Manzanillo / Mexico – Yokohama / Japan – Pusan / Korea – Shekou / China – Hong Kong – Kaohsiung / Taiwan – Ningbo – Shanghai / both China – Pusan – Manzanillo – Lazaros Cardenas – Buenaventura / Colombia – Callao or similar

Duration

About 77 days About 21 days Manzanillo – Pusan About 40 days Callao – Hong Kong About 26 days Hong Kong – Manzanillo More partial trips on request

Departures

About weekly

About the vessel

Container vessels, built 2008-2018, international ship command, 110,200-131,200 tons dead-weight, length 300-363 m, breadth 43-48 m, speed 24-25 kn, elevator, salon, sauna, steward, TV/Video/DVD The amenities of the vessels may vary

Cabins

4-5 double cabins, shower/WC, 12-34 sqm, beds 200 x 140/155, seating area, desk, fridge, F-deck or G-deck, view may be obstructed in some cabins

Comments

Interesting route with very large vessels. In Shanghai the new container port Yanshan will be called at, transport to the city center will cost about $ 90,- USD (payable on site in cash). In Pusan only disembarkation is allowed, no embarkation. Alcohol is not allowed on board.

Shore leave

Berthing times approx. 18-36 hours

Documents

Passport

Visa

Visa for China if traveling a route which includes calling at Chinese ports, on embarkation/disembarkation in Shanghai special types of visa are required). Tourist card for Mexico (issued on entry).

Vaccinations

Yellow fever

Passage prices

€ 7,700.00 per person in double cabin € 9,240.00 single use Starting at € 2,100.00 Manzanillo – Pusan Starting at € 4,000.00 Callao – Hong Kong Starting at € 2,600.00 Hong Kong – Manzanillo 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

On disembarkation in Pusan local authorities charge a fee of $ 150.00 USD, on embarkation or disembarkation in Japanese ports $ 145.00 USD, in Chinese ports $ 100.00 USD, in Colombia $ 90.00 USD, in Mexico $ 150.00 USD, in Peru $ 60.00 USD. Possible additional fees for embarking, disembarking or shore leave have to be paid by the passengers to the respective authorities/agents on the spot.

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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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...
    >> more...