Players roll dice and move their ships from port to port around the world, buying and selling goods specific to each port. (Ex. Players can buy beef in Buenos Aires.) The mapboard is a map of the entire world and its oceans, with a square grid overlaying the oceans. Most major ports are depicted. Some have goods to be bought there, while others are simply destinations for goods. Game comes with: gameboard, cargo manifests, play money, pegs, ships, and dice. Excellent educational game to learn geography.