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IFR 813
Voyage around the world with Panama Canal and Suez Canal


Hong Kong – Shekou – Ningbo – Shanghai / all China – Pusan / South Korea – Panama Canal – Houston – Mobile – New Orleans – Tampa – Miami / all USA – Suez Canal – Singapore – Vung Tau / Vietnam – Hong Kong or similar


About 83 days round-trip
About 33 days Hong Kong – Houston
About 35 days Miami – Singapore
More partial trips on request


About 2 times per month

About the vessel

Container vessels, built 2008-2010, international ship command, 66,000 – 90,000 tons dead-weight, length 270 – 340 m, breadth 40 m, speed 26 kn, container capacity 5,700 – 8,500 TEU, fitness room, salon, steward, TV/DVD Not on all vessels: sauna, swimming pool, small library, PS4.


Varies, depending on the vessel:
1-4 double cabins, about 14-29 sqm, shower/WC, bed 200 x 140 cm, seating area, desk, fridge, E- or F-deck


Discover the Panama and Suez Canals on one voyage.

In Shanghai the new container port in Yanshan will be called at, transport costs to the city center about € 200.00.

Embarkation in Pusan is not allowed.

Alcohol is not allowed on board.

Shore leave

Berthing times about 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 (special visa regulations for embarkation/disembarkation in Shanghai) and USA (type B1/B2). For embarkation/disembarkation in Vietnam a business visa is required.


Yellow fever

Passage prices

€ 7,700.00 round-trip per person in double cabin
€ 9,000.00 round-trip single use of cabin
Starting at € 3,630.00 Hong Kong – Houston
Starting at € 3,850.00 Miami – Singapore
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 embarkation/disembarkation in Singapore there are charges of $ 50 USD, on disembarkation in Pusan $ 100-150 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.

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers


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