This is the first of two posts about opportunities for the water transport industry in the West African paradise of Senegal. This post focuses on Dakar, its islands, and surrounding areas. In a later post, we will address the many possibilities to operate passenger boats on the rivers, deltas, and coastal areas in the rest of the country.
The secret is out: the passenger boat business is growing around the globe. The passenger boat business has been present in our world for as far back as civilization can remember. Long before we had vessels to travel overland with, boats provided the vital lifeline for travel and transport.
In some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same. However, there is one major difference in the 21st century world of water vessels.