passenger ferry

Seastreak newcomer pushing through dip in demand

Two years ago, Seastreak LLC took delivery of Seastreak Commodore, a 600-passenger fast ferry, from Gulf Craft of Franklin, La. Designed by Australia-based Incat Crowther, the vessel is the largest of its kind in the United States and was…

COVID-19 threatens once-robust passenger vessel market

The passenger boat market has been relatively strong over the past few years, driven largely by ferry operators on all three coasts replacing older vessels and adding to existing fleets. Meanwhile, the relatively robust economy stoked demand for new excursion…

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American Jazz, 345’ Cruise ship Designer/builder: Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Salisbury, Md. Owner/operator: American Cruise Lines, Guilford, Conn. Anini I, 32’ Excursion boat Designer/builder: Armstrong Marine USA, Port Angeles, Wash. Owner/operator: North Shore Charters, Kilauea, Hawaii Aventura, 29’ Patrol boat Designer/builder: Sirocco…