Freighter Travel

Asia - Australia / New Zealand


China - Taiwan - Oceania

Cargo travel from Shekou via Kaosiung to Brisbane, Auckland and Noumea

/ San Jose

Route (FR3-AO1):
Shekou/ China - Kaosiung/ Taiwan - Brisbane/ Australia - Auckland/ New Zealand - Port Chalmers/ New Zealand - Lyttelton/ New Zealand - Napier/ New Zealand - Tauranga/ New Zealand - Hong Kong - Keelung/ Taiwan - Shanghai - Ningbo/ China - Shekou

Departures: every 7 weeks
one way trips possible
Fare: from 120 EUR per day


Further information you may find under the following links:

How do I find the right Freighter Travel for me?

  1. A Section or whole Round Trip? What is your preferred port of departure & arrival? / Are you interested in the opposite direction alternatively?
  2. When: What is your earliest and latest date of departure? 
  3. Number of Travelers?
Ship & Cabin Details

Flag: Liberia
Year bulilt: 2011
Dead weight capacity: 52,300 t
Length: 268.8 m
Breadth: 32.2 m

Ship Facilities
Exercise room, officers mess room, owner-lounge with TV / DVD, air condition

Cabin Facilities

  • Cabin 1:
    1 Double Suit "Owner", F-Deck, 1 double bed (2.00 x 1.40m), shower / WC, fridge, sofa, desk, wardrobe, TV, radio, view could be blocked by cargo
  • Cabin 2: 
    1 Double Cabin "Owner", E-Deck, 1 double bed (2.00 x 1.40m), shower / WC, fridge, sofa, desk, wardrobe, view could be blocked by cargo
Explanatory Notes

Explanatory Notes

Depending on the particular cargo loaded, changes or variations may be possible.

Your passport needs to be valid for at least six months counting from voyage commencementFor this freighter travel a medical certificate is required from all passengers. Age restriction for this trip: minimum age is 16 / maximum age 77. To the fares mentioned, there will be an additional charge of 45 EUR per passenger for an evacuation insurance, which was introduced by the shipping company in September 2016.

The agency 'SLOWTRAVEL experience' is not the operator, rather the agent of this travel. Therefore the terms & conditions of the shipping company is applicable. For further information please do not hesitate to contact us either by phone or by email.

Some minor modifications and shifts can be expected!

Further photos and descriptions about freighter travel you may find here using the example of the MSC Ilona.

The forms for booking this journey you may find at this link!