Freighter Cruises from North American West Coast to Europe

Cruise for two months, or travel one way, from British Columbia and California through the Panama Canal to the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.

(PRWEB) March 31, 2005 -- Cruise for two months, or travel one way, from British Columbia and California through the Panama Canal to the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.

One German and two Canadian 33/34,000-ton freighters, the "Cielo del Canada", "Lykes Perfomer" and "TMM Zacatecas", will be offering the following sailings every two to three weeks:

Vancouver, BC; Portland, OR (day 2); San Francisco, Oakland terminal, CA (4); Manzanillo, Mexico (8); Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala (10); transit the Panama Canal (13); Puerto Limon, Costa Rica (14); Cartagena, Colombia (16); Thamesport, UK (28); Rotterdam, Holland (30); Valencia, Spain (35); Leghorn (38) and Genoa (39), Italy; Marseille, Fos-sur-Mer terminal, France (41); transit the Panama Canal (53); Manzanillo, Mexico (57); Los Angeles, Long Beach terminal, CA (60) and back to Vancouver in approx. 64 days. The average port time is one day.

Accommodations for 5 passengers include the Owner's double bed cabin and three single cabins, with fares varying between the German and Canadian freighters from US$115 to US$140 per person per day.

Year-round departures will be most popular during the April-October period. Reservations should be made well in advance said Capt. Ranko Zunic of Maris Freighter Cruises, www.freightercruises.com.

For more information, please contact:

Maris Freighter Cruises
215 Main Street
Westport CT 06880
1 203 222-1500 or 1 800 996-2747
www.freightercruises.com

Maris Freighter Cruises incorporates The Freighter Travel Club (established in 1958).

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