Interferry Addresses Challenges

Thursday, October 16, 2008

The conference included a keynote address by Pansy Ho, CEO of Hong Kong-based TurboJet, which runs one of the world’s largest high-speed passenger ferry fleets.

Case studies from , and addressed environmental considerations to win support for new services. The growing trend for private equity funds to own ferry companies was reviewed by Professor Alfred Baird of the maritime transport faculty at business school in .

Other topics covered included the crewing crisis and the regulatory climate.


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