These pdf files list coastal passenger ship and ferry services in Europe.
The lists include all coastal vessels of more than 100 gross tons
and carrying over 12 passengers, as well as some excursion vessels carrying over 250 passengers on adjacent inland waterways.
("+" below an operator's fleet indicates that there are other, smaller vessels).   Click on the operators' names to go to their websites.
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Great Britain and Ireland
Straits of Dover
English Channel and Biscay
Belgium and Netherlands
Germany         Poland         Denmark         Öresund         Southern Baltic         Sweden         Northern Baltic         Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia         Finland
Kattegat and Skagerrak         Norway         Faroes, Iceland and Greenland         Spain and Portugal         Western Mediterranean
Malta         Italy         Adriatic Sea         Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro         Albania         Greece         Turkey         Cyprus
Within each section, operators are listed in alphabetic order. For each operator, the following information is given:
Title - This is the name by which the firm is usually identified and is not necessarily the full legal name or the registered owner of a vessel. There is a glossary of foreign words used in company names.
Name of vessel - If the vessel last appeared under a different name in an earlier 'Trip Out' guide, the previous name is given; former names are not listed in other circumstances.
Nationality of vessel - The following codes are used:
BG - Bulgaria,   BM - Bermuda,   BO - Bolivia,   BS - Bahamas,   BZ - Belize,   CK - Cook Islands,   CY - Cyprus,   DE - Germany,   DK - Denmark,   DZ - Algeria,   EE - Estonia,   EG - Egypt,
ES - Spain,   FI - Finland,   FO - Faroes,   FR - France,   GB - United Kingdom, IoM or CI,   GR - Greece,   IT - Italy,   LT - Lithuania,   LV - Latvia,   MA - Morocco,   MD - Moldova,   MT - Malta,
NL - Netherlands,   NO - Norway,   PA - Panama,   PL - Poland,   SE - Sweden,   SL - Sierra Leone,   TG - Togo,   TN - Tunisia,   TZ - Tanzania,   UA - Ukraine,   VC - St Vincent.
No nationality is given for vessels not yet named.
Particulars of vessel - Year of completion, "gt" or gross tonnage, overall length in metres, and maximum passenger capacity.
Type of vessel - the following codes are used:
C - car ferry,   m - catamaran or trimaran,   > - high speed craft,
● - steam-engined,   +● - steam and diesel engines,   ▲ - auxiliary sailing vessel,   e - electric,   g - gas turbine powered   (all other vessels have diesel engines).
Services - Dates are inclusive: thus, "May - Aug" means from the beginning of May to the end of August.
Unless stated otherwise, cruises and excursions run in summer only, but charter trips are available all year.
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