Until recently, the well-known Columbus Loop service ran from the North American East Coast to Asia via the Cape of Good Hope and on to Seattle and Vancouver, with return to New York via Asia and Suez.
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Los Angeles And Oakland Gain CMA CGM Columbus Loop Cargo-Passenger Route While Seattle And Vancouver Get A Branch LineWednesday, March 29th, 2017
CMA CGM’s Amerigo Express Now Offers Four Container Ships And Liberty Bridge One For 29 Passenger Berths On The North AtlanticSaturday, March 25th, 2017
With two ships being transferred in from its Liberty Bridge service and two more from Pacific Express 3, CMA CGM’s Amerigo Express service is now up to four passenger-carrying ships running between Mediterranean ports and US ports between New York and Miami.
For years now, since Safmarine’s “Big Whites” disappeared, passengers have sought a means of travelling by sea to and from the Canary Islands. But cargo ships have only offered round trip voyages between north Europe and the islands.
Spirit of Lisbon Added To The Liberty Bridge Transatlantic Service: Passengers Carried Only Between Bremerhaven And New YorkFriday, January 27th, 2017
Rickmers’ 50,249 dwt tonne Spirit of Lisbon (aside) has recently been added to the CMA CGM Liberty Bridge Transatlantic service and is offering the Owners Cabin (260 sq ft) and one Single cabin (170 sq ft) for passages.
Cruising aboard modern luxury in the Celebrity Silhouette, “Bravo! A Cruise of the Performing Arts” will be departing Southampton for seven glorious nights, May 19-26, 2018. Plus more than fifteen other stars who will perform around the ship morning, afternoon and evening. In Bilbao, passengers will have an exclusive visit to the stunning Guggenheim Museum.
The Cruise People Ltd is pleased to announce a new fortnightly cargo-passenger service from Liverpool to Dublin and Bristol, Leixoes, Algeciras and Setubal with a return call at Leixoes on the northbound voyage. Two Single Suites, £1,210 Each For 14 days.
Cruiseco Announces Its Exclusive Rock the Boat Cruise For 2017, From Newcastle on board CMV’s MagellanSaturday, October 1st, 2016
7 nights round trip departing Newcastle onboard the luxurious CMV Magellan. September 2-9, 2017. Ports include Aberdeen, Isle of Skye, Liverpool, Dublin & Invergordon.
Last Minute Polsteam Cargo Ship With Open Cabins From Amsterdam To The Great Lakes, Second Half September, From $1,640 Plus TaxesWednesday, August 31st, 2016
For those wanting to return to North America this autumn by sea, or sail into the Great Lakes we have an extra sailing by Polsteam’s m.v. Isadora, scheduled from Amsterdam/IJmuiden for Cleveland, Ohio, and Burns Harbor, Indiana, in the second half of Septober.
The latest news from CMA CGM brings good tidings for those looking for a single voyage round the world. Round-the-world voyages will now be available from Houston, Mobile, Miami and Jacksonville, which has not been available since Rickmers stopped carrying passengers through the Suez Canal in 2011.
This Summer Book One Of Crystal’s New Getaway Voyages: Perfect For Those Who Just Want A Short Break AwayThursday, June 9th, 2016
Tilbury to Bordeaux – 6th August 2016 – 7 nights in Crystal Symphony. Guests will love this beautiful Atlantic itinerary on board the magnificent 960-berth Crystal Symphony this summer.
Around The World In 84 Days By CMA CGM Container Ship From Ensenada, Mexico, or Caucedo, Dominican Republic, Via Ports In AsiaWednesday, June 8th, 2016
Our latest update from CMA CGM brings some good news for those looking for a single voyage round the world, something that has not been available since Rickmers stopped carrying passengers through the Suez Canal.
Cruiseco Signs Exclusive Charter On Ponant’s L’Austral For A Circumnavigation Of Australia, Departing Sydney January 25, 2018Saturday, May 14th, 2016
Cruiseco, the Australia and UK-based provider of worldwide cruising options,has just announced the exclusive charter of Ponant’s 264-berth L’Austral for a unique 40-night Australian circumnavigation, departing Sydney’s iconic harbour on January 25, 2018.
Passenger Capacity To Australia Tripled As CMA CGM Mozart and CMA CGM Rossini Join CMA CGM Bellini On London-Sydney RouteTuesday, April 5th, 2016
The only direct cargo-passenger service between Europe and Australia in recent months has been a single-ship service by the 10-passenger CMA CGM Bellini, but we now have good news for travellers to and from Australia.
Good News For Sea Travellers Between Europe And Australia – Last Minute Voyage Possibilities On Board CMA CGM Bellini And MSC IlonaMonday, February 15th, 2016
While a regular direct service between Australia and Europe has not been available recently through either Panama or Suez, we now have good news for cargo ship passengers wanting to travel through Suez.
Grimaldi Lines last year announced a new cargo-passenger service between Civitavecchia (for Rome) and Baltimore, which will eventually also serve Halifax and Antwerp.
New Connection To Australia: Container Ship Europe To Port Kelang Then P&O Australia Cruise Ship Between Singapore And AustraliaTuesday, December 29th, 2015
Now that direct cargo-passenger service is no longer available between Europe and Australia, and Singapore has become a base port for P&O Cruises Australia, we will be using P&O Australia to offer connecting services between Singapore and Australian ports.
Once-Only Voyage From Europe To South America By The MSC Flaminia As She Repositions To The US East Coast-South America RunSaturday, December 26th, 2015
The passenger-carrying container ship MSC Flaminia will change service, leaving Northern Europe for the East Coast of South America in late January for a single voyage before phasing into the US East Coast – South America East Coast route with sister ship MSC Geneva.
New Monthly California-Europe Cargo-Passenger Service Begins Between Long Beach and Oakland And European PortsMonday, November 23rd, 2015
The NSB container ships MSC Cordoba and MSC Monterey are phasing in to MSC’s “USA West Coast Express” service with immediate effect. The full round voyage is 56 days, and while other ports can also be booked, as examples the voyage from Felixstowe to Long Beach is 26 days while that from Oakland to Felixstowe is 28 days.
MSC Monterey Now Booking Passengers On MSC’s Australia Express Service From London Gateway To Australian Ports Via SuezThursday, September 24th, 2015
NSB’s MSC Monterey, one of several container ships it has on charter to MSC, is to join the new Australia Express Service, sailing from Europe to Australia via Suez and the Indian Ocean, with calls at Mauritius and Réunion on the southbound leg and Singapore and Colombo on the return.
French Asia Line 23 Comes To Felixstowe With Passenger Space To Malaysia, China And Vietnam, And Fast Return From MalaysiaTuesday, September 22nd, 2015
News has come this week that the new French Asia Line 23 (a combination of the old French Asia Line 2 and French Asia Line 3) will run from Felixtsowe in the UK, while French Asia Line 2 had formerly departed from Southampton.