A wonderful and unique freighter voyage from Northern Europe to South Africa offers this shipping company which is engaged in the South African trade for many years.
The trip is bookable as complete round trip (approx. 86 days) as well as one-way.
Hamburg or Antwerp - Walvis Bay (26/22 days)
Hamburg or Antwerp - Cape Town (31/27 days)
Hamburg or Antwerp - Durban (35/31 days)
Durban - Rotterdam or Hamburg (30/34 days)
Cape Town - Rotterdam or Hamburg (27/31 days)
An embarkation at Walvis Bay is not possible.
These freighter vessels carry containers and also a lot of general cargo, therefore the stay in ports vary and the schedule is not very exact. Also Additional ports may be called on very short notice, for example Le Havre, Leixoes or Vigo.
Departures: There is one sailing (sometimes two) per month. Bookings are accepted for departure in a month only (departure date between 1st and 31st of a month) as these vessels are not sailing on a regular basis. The exact sailing date will only be known a few days before the departure.
Two of the vessels have no pool.
If you are interested in taking your mobile home or car to South Africa, please ask us for the local cargo agent. He can inform you about the procedure and prices.
Subject to change without notice.
Medical Certificate: Passengers older than 70 years need a medical certificate in order to book a voyage. Please ask us for the form.
Deviation insurance for people aged 75 and over: 219 €.
One-way passengers to Namibia and South Africa have to show a valid return or onward ticket at arrival.
Covid19 vaccination required (min. 2 vaccination doses).
On embarkation, a rapid antigen test (self-test) has to be taken and presented at the gangway.
a vaccination against Yellow fever is required.
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