Passengers on UK Ferries

March 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Mar2001, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p5
Trade Publication
Based on the latest figures released by the Ferrystat, which is the passenger ferry market monitor of Great Britain, more than 45 million passenger ferry journeys and nearly 8.8 million cars were transported from ferry routes to and from Great Britain and Europe in 2000. Some 53 percent of all crossings last year were with nine operators, on the 27 routes between Great Britain and Europe. There was a small reduction in the number of ferry passengers travelling the Great Britain-Ireland route. However there were increases in the number of cars on these routes. There were 908,000 cars transported to and from Great Britain and Ireland, an increase of 3.3 percent. Similarly, there was an increase in the number of cars on domestic routes to reach nearly 3.3 million cars.


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