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Ferries & Water Taxis In West Palm Beach

Ferries & Water Taxis

Below is a list of businesses listed within our directory which provide Ferries & Water Taxis services. If you do not see your business within the list below, you can submit it for addition to this list. Adding your business will feature your listing above Standard listings.

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Business Listing   Aqua Shuttle - West Palm Beach, FL - Phone: (561) 840-2165

Business Listing   Palm Beach Water Taxi - West Palm Beach, FL - Phone: (561) 683-8294

Business Listing   Water Tours Inc - West Palm Beach, FL - Phone: (561) 844-7969

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Helpful Definition for: Ferries & Water Taxis

Ferries, in West Palm Beach, belong to a type of public transportation, operating on frequent, regular, return services, used to ferry passengers, vehicles as well as cargo, across a water body.

Depending on the length of the route to be traversed, the passenger or vehicle capacity required, speed requirements and the water conditions the craft must deal with, a ferry may be designed in various forms, like- Hydrofoil, Double-ended, Catamaran, Hovercraft, Roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro), Fast Ropax ferry, Cruise ferry, Cable ferry, Turntable ferry, Foot ferry, Air ferry, Pontoon ferry, etc.

A ferry slip is a special facility designed to position the boats for loading & unloading purposes where the ferries generally dock at. Ferry travels have not received scrutiny of polluting effects as compared to the land & air transport. However, with increasing concern for shortage of fuel & environmental hazards posed by green house gases, combined Hydro-Solar energy is being considered to be implemented in these ferries to make them more eco-friendly.

Water taxis, in West Palm Beach, provide ferry services on demand-basis, in a more personalized manner. These are the commuter passenger boats for providing public transport, mostly in an urban environment. The service is comparable to that of taxis as the stops may be scheduled on demand.

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