Cover Story: Covid has hit the passenger vessel industry hard, but operators saw some signs of life in 2021’s second half. • Focus: Systemic issues remain at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. • Vessel Report: Design and construction of ATBs continue to advance. • With a strong safety culture, most workboat accidents are preventable. On the Ways: Midship Marine delivers 720-passenger ferry to Seastreak • Main Iron delivers 6,000-hp ASD tug to Bisso Towboat • Weeks Marine takes delivery of 78' lugger tug from Rodriguez Shipbuilding • American Patriot Holdings seeks bids for four inland river container “hybrid” design vessels... and more!