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Round the World and Extended Freighter Voyages 

        

 Multi-purpose cargo ship RICKMERS ANTWERP offers Transatlantic sectors.          CMA CGM operates 75 passenger-carrying container ships on routes worldwide.  


                              Freighter Pricing Guide:  Budget about $135 (about £90) per person per day plus any dues and taxes.

      


Longer voyages of between 50 days and 125 days are available by fast, modern cargo ships. Round voyages, part voyages and one-way passages are possible on any of these routes. Stop-overs can also be arranged. Please enquire by clicking here:

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I.  Round the World Services


CMA CGM Part Round the World Voyage

1. Columbus JAX Service - New York to Seattle via Suez & Far East (119 days)

m/v CMA CGM NABUCCO (French flag, 5 Double cabins, swimming pool, maximum 10 passengers), m/v APL DANUBE, CMA CGM ELBE, m/v CMA CGM LOIRE, m/v CMA CGM RHONE, m/v/ CMA CGM TAGE and  m/v CMA CGM THAMES (Maltese flag, 4 Double cabins, sauna, maximum 8 passengers), m/v CMA CGM FIGARO and m/v CMA CGM LA SCALA  (French or UK flag, 3 Double cabins and 1 Single, swimming pool, maximum 7 passengers), m/v APL COLUMBUS and APL PHOENIX  (Maltese flag, 2 Owners cabins, maximum 4 passengers).

Route: Halifax - New York - Norfolk - Savannah - (Suez Canal) - Port Kelang - Singapore - Jakarta - Lem Chebang - Vung Tau - Los Angeles - Oakland - Hong Kong - Yantian - Vung Tau - Singapore - Port Kelang - Colombo - (Suez Canal) - Halifax - New York. New York to Los Angeles 66 days, Oakland to New York 53 days. Complete your Round-the-World trip by  crossing North America by rail.


CMA CGM & NSB Round The World Service Via US SoutheastA

2. Pacific Express 3: US Gulf & East Coast / Far East / USA (77 days)

m/v CMA CGM CHATEAU D'IF (1 Double cabin, 1 Single cabin, maximum 3 passengers) , m/v CMA CGM NEW JERSEY, m/v CMA CGM SWORDFISH (2 Double cabins, 1 Single, swimming pool, maximum 5passengers), 65,890 tons. CMA CGM.

Itinerary: Houston - Mobile - New Orleans - Miami - Jacksonville - (Suez) - Singapore - Hong Kong - Shekou - Shanghai - Ningbo - Pusan - Panama City - Houston  Note: M Type Chinese Visa required for Shanghai embarkation.

m/v CHICAGO (1 Owners and 2 Double cabins, swimming pool, maximum 6 passengers), 63,600 tons. NSB.

Itinerary: Houston - Mobile - New Orleans - Miami - Jacksonville - (Suez) - Singapore - Hong Kong - Shekou - Shanghai - Ningbo - Pusan - Panama City - Houston


CMA CGM & NSB Round The World Service via Caribbean

3. Mexico / Far East / Mexico (77 days)

m/v CONTI EVEREST (1 Owners, 1 Double and 1 Single cabin, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), 77,940 tons.

Itinerary: Ensenada - Manzanillo (Mexico) - Punta Manzanillo (Panama) - Cartagena - Kingston - Caucedo - Port of Spain - Cape of Good Hope - Singapore - Chiwan - Hong Kong - Kaohsiung - Ningbo - Shanghai - Qingdao - Pusan - Ensenada.


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II.  Other Long-Distance Voyages


NSB Freighter Cruises- Europe / Australia

4.1. NSB: Europe - Mediterranean - Australia (91 days)

m/v  BUXCLIFF,  m/v CONTI LYON and m/v CONTI PARIS, (1 Owners, 1 Double & 1 Single cabin, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), 77,940 tons.

 Itinerary:  London Gateway - Hamburg - Rotterdam - Le Havre - Fos sur Mer - Genoa - Damietta - Suez Canal - Pointe des Galets (Réunion) -  Fremantle - Melbourne - Sydney - Adelaide - Singapore - Port Kelang - Chennai - Colombo - Cochin - Suez Canal - Damietta - Malta - Salerno - London Tilbury.

4.2. NSB: Europe - Mediterranean - Australia (91 days)

m/v MSC FLAMINIA (1 Owners cabin, 1 Double and 1 Single cabin, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), 85,890 tons.

Itinerary:  London - Antwerp - Le Havre - Fos sur Mer - La Spezia - Naples - Gioia Tauro - Suez Canal - Port Louis (Mauritius) - Pointe des Galets - Port Louis - Sydney - Melbourne - Adelaide - Fremantle - Singapore - Colombo - King Abdullah - Suez Canal - Gioia Tauro - Valencia - London (91 days).


CMA CGM & NSB - Far East / South Africa

5.2. Far East - South Africa (84 days)

m/v CMA CGM ALMAVIVA and m/v CMA CGM DALILA, (2 Double cabins, One Single, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), 109, 020 tons

Itinerary: Singapore - Réunion -  Cape Town - Pointe Noire - Luanda - Cape Town - Port Kelang - Singapore - Qingdao -  Tianjin - Pusan - Shanghai - Ningbo - Nansha -  Chiwan - Tanjung Pelepas - Singapore.  Note: M Type Chinese Visa required for Shanghai embarkation.


CMA CGM The French Line

6.1. French Asia Line 1, UK / Europe / Far East (84 days)

m/v CMA CGM ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT, m/v CMA CGM BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, m/v CMA CGM CORTE REAL, m/v CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER, m/v CMA CGM KERGUELEN, m/v CMA CGM MAGELLAN, m/v CMA CGM MARCO POLO, m/v CMA CGM VASCO DA GAMA and m/v CMA CGM ZHENG HE (British flag, maximum 10 passengers), m/v CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE (French flag, maximum 10 passengers) and m/v CMA CGM JULES VERNE (4 passengers).

Itinerary: Southampton - Dunkirk - Hamburg - Rotterdam - Zeebrugge - Le Havre - Suez - Khor Fakkan - Port Kelang - Xiamen - Tianjin - Pusan - Qingdao - Shanghai - Ningbo - Yantian - Singapore - Suez - Algeciras - Southampton (84 days).

6.2. French Asia Line 3, UK / Europe / Far East (77 days)

m/v CMA CGM CHRISTOPHE COLOMB and m/v CMA CGM LA PEROUSE (maximum 10 passengers), French and British flag.

Itinerary: Le Havre - Rotterdam - Hamburg - Antwerp - Le Havre - Malta - Jeddah - Nansha - Ningbo - Shanghai - Yantian - Vung Tau - Singapore - Le Havre (77 days).

6.3. Mediterranean Club Express  - Far East (77 days)

m/v CMA CGM  ANDROMEDA , m/v CMA CGM  CALLISTO , m/v CMA CGM CASSIOPIEA, m/v CMA CGM LIBRA, m/v CMA CGM MUSCA, m/v CMA CGM RIGOLETTO, m/v CMA CGM PEGASUS and m/v CMA CGM TITAN (2 Twins and 3 Double cabins, maximum 10 passengers). m/v APL GWANGYANG (2 Owners cabin, maximum 4 passengers). Also m/v CMA CGM VELA (1 Owners, 1 Double and 1 Single cabin, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), 103,730 tons, chartered from NSB.

Itinerary: Fos sur Mer - Genoa - Malta - Beirut - Jebel Ali - Port Kelang - Xiamen - Qingdao - Pusan - Shanghai - Ningbo - Xiamen - Nansha - Yantian - Singapore - Suez - Malta - Valencia - Barcelona - Fos sur Mer.


NSB Freighter Cruises - Far East

7.1. US East Coast / Far East via Panama (77 days)

m/v ZIM ONTARIO and m/v ZIM SAN FRANCISCO (1 Owners and 2 Double cabins, swimming pool, maximum 6 passengers), 63,600 tons.

Itinerary: New York - Norfolk - Wilmington - Savannah - Suez Canal - Port Kelang - Da Shan Bay - Yantian - Cai Mep - Port Kelang - Colombo - Suez Canal - New York. (77 days).

7.2. US East Coast / Far East via Suez (77 days)

m/v CONTI CORTESIA (2 Owners, 2 Double and 2 Single cabins, swimming pool, maximum 10 passengers), 100.902 tons.

Route: New York - Norfolk - Savannah - Jacksonville - Suez Canal - Singapore - Kaohsiung - Hong Kong - Yantian - Ho Chi Min City - Singapore - Suez Canal - New York.


CMA CGM The French Line

8.1. US East Coast / Hong Kong / China / USA (77 days)

m/v CMA CGM J ADAMS and m/v CMA CGM T ROOSEVELT (3 Twin cabins, swimming pool, maximum 6 passengers), 185,000 tons.

Itinerary: New York - Norfolk - Savannah - Charleston - (Panama) - Hong Kong - Yantian - Ningbo - Shanghai - New York.  Note: M or C Type Chinese Visa required for Shanghai embarkation.

8.2. US Gulf & East Coast / Far East / USA (77 days)

m/v CMA CGM LAMARTINE (3 Double cabins, swimming pool, maximum 6 passengers), 85,446 tons plus NSB (mv CHICAGO, 68,000 tons, 6 passengers, and m/v CONTI BASEL, 68,000 tons, 5 passengers) .

Itinerary: Houston - Mobile - New Orleans - Miami - Jacksonville - Tangier - Suez Canal - Singapore - Hong Kong - Shekou - Shanghai - Ningbo - Pusan - Panama Canal - Houston  Note: M Type Chinese Visa required for Shanghai embarkation.

8.3. Mexico & Caribbean / Far East / Mexico (77 days)

m/v CMA CGM JACQUES-JOSEPH (4 Double cabins, maximum 8 passengers), 110,000 tons

Itinerary: Ensenada - Manzanillo - Punta Manzanillo - Cartagena - Kingston - Caucedo - Singapore - Shekou - Hong Kong - Kaohsiung - Ningbo - Shanghai  Qingdao - Pusan - Ensenada  Note: M Type Chinese Visa required for Shanghai embarkation.


CMA CGM The French Line

9. Far East / Mexico / Ecuador (74 days)

m/v CMA CGM TIGRIS (Maltese flag, 5 Double cabins, maximum 10 passengers), 113,800 tons.

Itinerary:  Shanghai - Pusan - Yokohama - Ensenada - Manzanillo - Lazaro Cardenas - Balboa - Burnaventura - Guayaquil - Balboa - Buenaventura - Manzanillo - Ensenada - Yokohama - Pusan - Qingdao - Ningbo - Shanghai.   Note: M or C Type Chinese Visa required for Shanghai embarkation.


CMA CGM The French Line

10. Bosphorus / Far East (70 days)

m/v CMA CGM LITANI and CMA CGM URAL (4 Double cabins, maximum 8passengers), 112,000 dwt tons.

Itinerary: Piraeus - Izmir - Istanbul - Constantza - Odessa - Istanbul - Iskenderun - Port Said - Port Kelang - Pusan - Shanghai - Ningbo - Chiwan - Kaohsiung - Shekou - Singapore - Port Said - Beirut - PiraeBosphorusus.


Hamburg Süd

11. US East Coast / Australia / New Zealand (70 days)

m/v SPIRIT OF AUCKLAND, m/v SPIRIT OF MELBOURNE, m/v SPIRIT OF SHANGHAI, m/v SPIRIT OF SINGAPORE and m/v SPIRIT OF SYDNEY  (1 Owners, 1 Double and/or 1 Single cabin, swimming pool, maximum 3/5 passengers).

Itinerary: Philadelphia - Charleston - Cartagena - Panama Canal - Balboa - Auckland - Sydney - Melbourne - Timaru - Port Chalmers - Napier - Tauranga - Auckland - Manzanillo - Cartagena - Philadelphia.


PZM Polish Steamship Company

12. Europe / Great Lakes / Europe (60 days)

m/v IRMA, m/v IRYDA, m/v ISA, m/v ISADORA and m/v ISOLDA (1 Owners, 1 Double and 2 Single cabins, maximum 6 passengers), 35,000 dwt tons. New: m/v DRAWSKO, m/v JUNO, m/v LUBIE, m/v MAMRY, m/v MIEDWIE, m/v RESKO, m/v SOLINA and m/v WICKO (1 Double with 3rd & 4th berths and 1 Single cabin, maximum 5 passengers), 30,000 dwt tons.

Itinerary: Great Lakes Trans-Atlantic round voyages are offered, with embarkation in IJmuiden, Cleveland or Burns Harbor at a fare of $5,700 for 60 days, with a refund of $95 per day for a voyage of less than 60 days, or surcharge of $95 per day for days over. The fare is variable as eastbound destination ports are not known until the outbound grain cargo is stemmed. Ships then normally return to IJmuiden to load back to the Great Lakes again.

The eastbound trade is grain (wheat, corn, soybeans, peas, etc) and about half the ships load at Duluth, Minnesota, or Thunder Bay, Ontario, with the rest loading at Milwaukee, Toledo, Montreal, Sorel or Quebec. Destinations are not known until the last minute and can be any of Morocco, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Norway, Poland or Russia before returning to IJmuiden.  (Since Egon Oldendorff stopped carrying passengers, this is one of the last voyages left for those wanting a long voyage in a bulk carrier).


Hamburg Süd

13. US West Coast / Australia & New Zealand (56 days)

m/v CAP BLANCHE and m/v CAP PASADO (1 Owners cabin, 2 Singles, maximum 4 passengers), 37,567 tons.

Itinerary: Oakland, Seattle, Vancouver and Long Beach (USA), Tauranga (New Zealand), Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide (Australia), Auckland (New Zealand) and return by way of Papeete (Tahiti) and Ensenada (Mexico) to Oakland, Seattle, Vancouver and Long Beach (56 days).


NSB Freighter Cruises

14.1. US East Coast / South America East Coast (56 days)

m/v MSC ALESSIA (1 Owners, 1 Double, 1 Single cabins, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), about 85,000 tons.

Itinerary: New York - Baltimore - Savannah - Freeport - Caucedo - Santos - Buenos Aires - Montevideo - Rio Grande - Navegantes - Santos - Salvador - Suape - Freeport - New York.

14.2. Mediterranean / Far East (56 days)

m/v EVER CHIVALRY, m/v EVER CONQUEST and m/v HATSU COURAGE (2 Owners, 2 Double and 2 Single cabins, swimming pool, maximum 10 passengers), 100.902 tons.

Itinerary: Piraeus - Suez Canal - Jeddah -  Tanjung Pelepas - Shekou - Kaoshiung - Qingdao - Shanghai (Yangshan) - Ningbo - Taipei - Yantian - Shekou - Singapore - Suez Canal - Ashdod  - Alexandria - Piraeus.


Hamburg Süd

15.1. UK / Europe / South America East Coast (56 days)

m/v CAP SAN ANTONIO, m/v CAP SAN RAPHAEL (1 Owners cabin, 1 Single, maximum 3 passengers), 118,938 tons.

Itinerary: London - Hamburg - Antwerp - Le Havre - Itaguai - Santos - Paranagua - Buenos Aires - Montevideo - Rio Grande - Itapoa - Paranagua - Santos - Tangier  - Rotterdam - London.

15.2. UK / Europe / South America West Coast (56 days)

m/v CAP BLANCHE, m/v CAP PASADO and m/v CAP VILANO (1 Double and 3 Single cabins, swimming pool, maximum 5 passengers), 37,500 dwt tons.

Itinerary: Tilbury - Antwerp  - Caucedo -  Cartagena - Manzanillo - Panama Canal - Callao - Valparaiso - Callao  - Panama  Canal - Manzanillo - Cartagena - Caucedo - Rotterdam - Hamburg - Tilbury.  


CMA CGM The French Line

16. Mexico / Far East - Transpacific (55 days)

m/v NILEDUTCH ORCA (Double and Twin cabins, swimming pool, maximum 12 passengers), 112,580 dwt tons.

Itinerary: Manzanilo (Mexico) - Lazaro Cardenas - Buenaventura - Balboa - Lazaro Cardenas - Manzanillo (Mexico) - Yokohama - Pusan - Kaohsiung - Chiwan - Hong Kong - Shanghai - Manzanillo (Mexico).


Grimaldi Lines

17. UK / Europe / South America (53 days)

m/v GRANDE AFRICA, m/v GRANDE AMBURGO, m/v GRANDE BRASILE, m/v GRANDE BUENOS AIRES, m/v GRANDE NIGERIA and m/v GRANDE SAN PAOLO (1 Owners, Outside cabins and Inside cabins, maximum 12 passengers), all about 50,000 dwt tons.

Brazil Loop: Tilbury - Hamburg - Antwerp - Dakar - Rio de Janeiro - Santos- Paranagua - Dakar - Tilbury (no vehicles).

Uruguay Loop: Hamburg - Antwerp - Dakar - Freetown - Vitoria - Rio de Janeiro - Santos - Montevideo - Dakar - Hamburg (with accompanied vehicles).


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Christian F Ahrenkiel, Alpha Ship, Amerigo Express Line, CMA CGM The French Line, Cast Containers, Columbia Ship Management, Compagnie Polynésienne de Transport Maritime (CPTM), Peter Doehle, French Asia Line, French West Indies Line, Grimaldi Freighter Cruises, Hamburg-Süd, Hansa Shipmanagement, Hapag-Lloyd, Horn Line, Interorient Navigation, Reederei F Laeisz, Leonhardt & Blumberg, MCC, Mare Schifffahrtsgesellschaft, Martime Gesellschaft, NSB Freighter Cruises, NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtssgesellschaft Buxtehude, Reederei Nord, Norwegian Coastal Voyage (Hurtigruten), OPDR, OVDS, Oltmann Shipping, PZM Polish Steamship Company, Projex, Reederei B Rickmers, Rickmers Linie Pearl String Service, St Helena Line, Reederei Heinrich Schepers, Reederei Karl Schlüter, H Schuldt, TFDS, Transeste Shipping, Andrew Weir Shipping, Tom Wörden, Reederei Hermann Wulff, Frachtschiff Touristik Kapitän Peter Zylmann.

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Bank Line, Blue Star Line, H Buss, CP Ships, Canada Maritime, Chilean Line, Columbus Line, Contship Containerlines, Costa Container Lines, Elders & Fyffes, Furness Withy, Fyffes Line, Geest Line, Hanseatic Shipping Co Ltd, Intership Navigation Co Ltd, Ivaran Lines, Lykes Lines, MSC, Mediterranean Shipping Co, Mineral Shipping Co, Egon Oldendorff, P&O Nedlloyd Containers, Polish Ocean Lines, Safmarine, Seatrade Groningen, United Baltic Corporation.