Travel to South America and to Asia from Manzanillo on a Freight ship
CMA CGM Pacifico
Manzanillo, Mexico (Day 1); Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala (3); Acajunta, El Salvador (4); Corinto, Nicaragua (5); Buenaventura, Colombia (8); Callao, Peru (12); San Antonio (17) and Valparaiso or San Vicente, Chile (18-20); Callao, 2nd call (25); Buenaventura, 2nd call (30); Caldera, Costa Rica (34); Puerto Quetzal, 2nd call (36); Manzanillo (38), continuing to the Far East ...
Manzanillo (Day 1); Hong Kong (19), Chiwan (20) and Shanghai, China (22); Pusan, Korea (24) and back to Manzanillo in approx. 39 days.
CMA CGM Pacifico
(ex Cap Ferrato)
Deadweight: 34,000 tons
Containers: 2,478 teu
Length: 207 m
Speed: 22 knots
Built: Germany, 2002
Owners: NSB, German
The Owner’s double bed cabin (bed size 2.00 x 1.80 m) located on the 5th deck, one below the Captain’s, and facing forward, consists of a bedroom, separate sitting room and private facilities with shower, and has a total area of approx. 27.4 sqm - €90 per persondouble, €100 single occupancy per day.
Two double bed suites (bed size 2.00 x 1,60 m), located on the 4th and 5th decks, both side and aft facing and consisting of a sitting area and private facilities with shower, having a total area of 20 sqm each.
€80 per persondouble, €90 single occupancy per day.
A single cabin, located on the 4th deck and side facing, consisting of a bedroom (bed size 2.00 x 1.20 m) with a sitting area and private facilities with shower, having a total area of approx. 15 sqm- €80 per day.
There is an additional charge of €265 per person per voyage for port and vessel fees.
All passenger accommodations and common facilities, such as the dining room, TV/bar lounge, small exercise room and self service laundry are located on the Captain’s Deck, one below the bridge. All cabins have private facilities with shower (a bathtub in most Owners’ cabins). The electrical current is 220/50 AC, requiring a two-prong round adapter and converter for North American appliances.
While there is an elevator on board, passengers must be fully mobile and those aged 79 and over must have a Medical Certificate of Good Health. The age limit is 85.
On a working vessel, freight always has priority. Passengers are, in a certain way, paying guests, who have to adapt to this reality. The service on board is simple, and sometimes cabins may not be made up in the most timely fashion. During peak working periods, the Captain and crew may not have much time to spare looking after passengers.
Dress code is casual and meals reflect the preferences and needs of the young officers and crew. A limited selection of wines and spirits is available in the ship's store. Onboard expenses may be paid for with cash in €. Tipping is at the passenger’s discretion; €3-5 pp per day is recommended. Telephone, fax and email connections are available through the Captain’s office.
Port times vary according to cargo requirements; they may be short or long or happen during the day or night.
Nevertheless, traveling on a Grimaldi freighter will provide you with many pleasures. You’ll become part of a team and enjoy your voyage on the high seas. Just make sure to have your passport with you and check for any visa requirements.
Passengers come from all Continents. They appreciate the warm welcome they always receive on board the Grimaldi freighters.
Reservations can be made by completing a Registration Form and providing a 25% deposit. The balance of the fare is payable 65 days before departure.
The fare may be paid for by check or wire (by exception only, credit cards may be accepted) in either the basic tariff currency, as quoted by the steamship line, or any of the following major currencies, EUR, USD, CAD or GBP, at the prevailing exchange rate, subject to a final adjustment at the time the ticket is issued, a few weeks before departure.
Passports must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the anticipated return date. There are no visa requirements currently.
Cancellation fees are as follows: over 60 days, loss of deposit; 30-59 days, 50% of the fare. No refund will be made within 30 days of departure. To protect your investment, Cancellation and Interruption Insurance is highly recommended. Travelex Insurance packages, covering you from the moment you buy the policy, are available to all Maris customers, worldwide, on our website page "Before You Sail".
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