Vessel Riders Are Ready to Return | WorkBoat
It would be tough to disagree that of all the workboat sectors — even the depressed offshore oil and gas business — the passenger vessel industry has been hit the hardest by Covid-19.
In just one short year, passenger vessels have gone from arguably the hottest workboat sector to the coldest. A year ago, the industry was riding a long winning streak, with several operators reporting their best years in decades. With operators adding new boats and routes, the biggest challenge for many companies was finding employees, especially ones who would show up for work on time.