Freighter cruise around the world
Freighter cruise around the world. There is an elevator onboard, nevertheless passengers must be fully mobile. A Medical Certificate of Good Health is required. The age limit is 77. On a working vessel, freight always has priority. Passengers are, in a certain way around the world, 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 on Freighter cruise around the world.
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 $(USD)/€(EUR) on a Freighter. 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, but not the Internet on your Freighter cruise. Port times vary according to cargo requirements; they may be short or long or happen during the day or night; the average for containerships is one day.