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Travel by ship from India to Canada

We are planning to shift to Canada. We have a pug named Leo who cannot go by plane as brachycephalic dog breeds are not permitted to travel by most airlines. We cannot leave him behind so the only ...
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Freighter travel from the east coast of the U.S. to Copenhagen [closed]

I will be moving to Denmark in June, and thought I could take a cargo ship to Copenhagen. Would it be possible? I searched a bit and all I could find was cargo ships to other countries. Also, the ...
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Cargo Ship From Helsinki to Norway? [duplicate]

I should like t travel by ship from Helsinki to Norway, but prefer cargo instead of cruise ships. In Norway, the Hurtiguten line runs ships along the western coadst of Norway, stopping at ports along ...
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Travel to Faroe Island by cargo ship

A while ago I met a person who claimed to have traveled from Denmark to Faroe Island on a cargo ship. Is this really possible? How could I find a ship that could host me?
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Are there ferries from Europe to Djibouti?

I would like to take a ship from Europe to Djibouti, as I will study there for the next 4 months in Ethiopia. As for traveling, I would really like to go by ship, rather than flying. Could I work ...
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From Portugal or Spain to the United States by cargo ship

I want to travel to the USA by cargo ship from either Portugal or Spain. Is it possible? How much does it cost? Is it possible that I can also have any job on the cargo ship while travelling to ...
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Do passengers and crew on cargo ships require visas?

If I am on a cargo ship that docks in a foreign country, like Brazil for example, but I do not come ashore and do not intend to come ashore will customs still board and demand passports and visas for ...
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How to hitchhike on a cargo ship from India to say somewhere like Africa or Mediterranean? [duplicate]

How to hitchhike on a cargo ship from India to say somewhere like Africa or Mediterranean? What will be the requirements and cost to travel alone? Is this possible at all?
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How can I go from Europe to Boston by boat (ship) in exchange for work?

I would like to go from Europe to Boston by boat coming June. I am willing to work on the boat in exchange for travelling for a reduced or gratis fee, although I have no experiences working on ships. ...
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Need to carry heavy load to Goa on charity mission

We are practicing medical doctors in America want to do charity work in Mumbai and Goa we need to bring with us medicines and food and clothing and shoes for our patients .Frieght is expensive we were ...
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Freighter Travel for Vegetarians [closed]

Is it possible to get vegetarian food on freighters? We are interested in discovering which, if any, dietary restrictions might be accommodated during freighter travel.
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How long does it take to get US from South Korea by Container Ship?

I would like to know how many day will it take to get US from South Korea. Before asking, I check in google and other websites. But, I didn't find any answers. Could anyone guess me how many days it ...
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How can I get to Iceland on a cargo ship?

Planning a low budget and environment friendly trip to Iceland from Helsinki, Finland next summer for me and my friend. Haven't been able to find relevant information on possibility for cargo travel (...
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Portugal to USA by cargo ship?

So I'm planning a hitchhiking trip and I wounder if there is any chance to get a job on a cargo ship in Portugal and work there till I get to USA (in order to get there without spending any money on ...
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Journey from India (Bombay/Mumbai) to USA on ship

I'm planning to travel from India (Bombay/Mumbai) to USA on ship. I'm a newbie and I don't know anything about freighter travel. I just want to know what are the possible ways of travel and also the ...
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Do roll-on/roll-off (RORO) ships take passengers and their car?

I often see these massive RORO ships bringing new cars. I assume they are not always fully booked. Are there companies offering empty spots on RORO ships? To me, it seems like a great opportunity to ...
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Do any passenger-carrying freighters connect Norway to North America through the Arctic?

There are plenty of Trans-Atlantic freighters that carry passengers; perhaps it's the most popular crossing for freighter travel. Some are listed at freightercruises.com or freighter-travel.com. I'...
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What is the cheapest available freighter voyage anywhere?

Walking past a huge international shipyard twice today got me thinking about freighter travel. We have a couple of such questions on the site, but not many. Many people are surprised when they find ...
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Is there any possibility to ride on a freighter from Romania to South Korea?

In my previous question I pointed out that there is a very large Korean shipyard on the southern Black Sea coast of Romania. This made me wonder if there might be any chance of hopping aboard a ...
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Transporting a big shipment of computer equipment to the Caribbean [closed]

I'm travelling to the Caribbean and need to bring with me about ten heavy desktop computers with CRT monitors. I understand this is a lot of weight and will take up a lot of space. In fact, from a ...
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Where can I get information on freighter travel?

I want to go from New York City to any destination in Europe on a freighter. The only place I've found information for doing this requires a round trip. I don't want to go round trip. I want to ...
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Freight travel in the Caribbean - Can it be done? Is it cost-effective?

When I began to research travel by freight boat, I was hoping it would be a cheap alternative to air travel, but it turns out you can expect to pay US$80-140 per day and voyages are often five days or ...