Focus on Passenger Vessels

Photo: Port Saint John
Photo: Port Saint John

Baird Maritime kicks off the month of September by focusing on the ever-important and steadily growing passenger vessel industry. This week, we take a closer look at a unique selection of vessels, from inner city ferries to small luxury cruise ships serving routes in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean.

Ferries • Ro-Pax • Marine Tourism • Cruise • River/Lake Operations

Catamarans figure prominently this week as indicated by recently delivered electric ferries in the UK and the Netherlands and even a coastal catamaran cruise ship for a US operator for service on domestic routes.

Continue to visit these pages over the coming days for the latest news, features, and opinion pieces covering the global passenger vessel industry.

Vessel Reviews:

News and Gear:

Recent Important Features:

– "This whole sorry tale is a case study in Sunk Cost Fallacy and in the perils of awarding public contracts to local champions."

– by Hieronymus Bosch, Baird Maritime's anonymous insider in the world of offshore oil and gas operations

Remember to come back every day to see the latest news, opinion and vessel reviews!

Call for content!

Any news or views about the global maritime tourism, ferry and cruise industries? Send it through to ASAP (between now and September 8), so we can add it to this current edition of Passenger Vessel Week!

We are after:

  • Vessels – Orders, new deliveries, under construction
  • Gear – Latest innovations and technology in the passenger vessel sector
  • Interviews – Owners, operators, terminal authorities, passenger vessel associations, etc.
  • Reminiscences – Do you have any exciting, amusing or downright dangerous anecdotes from your time in the passenger vessel world? (example here)
  • Other – Any other relevant news

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