b'OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PASSENGER VESSEL ASSOCIATIONPRESIDENTAPRIL 2022 Convention Review VOL. 21, NO. 3Bob Bijur, Island Queen Cruises, Miami, Fla.VICE PRESIDENT Jim Swindler, Golden Gate Bridge,Highway and Transportation District,San Francisco, Calif.SECRETARY/TREASURERFeaturesPatrick Murphy, Blue and Gold Fleet,San Francisco, Calif. 8MariTrends 2022BOARD MEMBERS Ben Bernstein, BB Riverboats, Newport, Ky. In March, PVA members new and old gathered in Covington, Ky., for the first Erik Bombard, Catalina Express, in-person convention in two years. Making San Pedro, Calif. connections on the exhibit hall floor, Jed Dixon, North Carolina Department exchanging ideas in lively roundtable of TransportationFerry Division,Manns Harbor, N.C. discussions, and celebrating together on an evening riverboat cruise helped make this Carol Hill, Dry Tortugas National Park Ferryyears event a huge success. Key West, Fla.Steve Jones, Gateway Clipper Fleet, 18Partners in Safety About the CoverPittsburgh, Pa. As one of the conventions keynote BB Riverboats River Queen cruises along the Ohio River. The company John Lake, Hornblower, Alexandria, Va. speakers, Chair Jennifer Homendy of thehosted MariTrends 2022 attendees for Sarah Pennington, Classic Harbor Line, National Transportation Safety Board,a Night at the Races to celebrate this New York, N.Y. focused on the partnership between PVAyears event. // Story: page 8and the NTSB and its ongoing efforts to Hoyt Purinton, Washington Island Ferry Line,Washington Island, Wis. keep marine travel safe. Andrew Sargis, Wendella Sightseeing Boats, Coast Guard PrioritiesChicago, Ill. 24 ASSOCIATE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVEFor 2022 and Beyond ColumnsRob McMahon, Pinnacle Marine Corporation,Rear Admiral Joh Mauger of the U.S.Stoddard, Wis. Coast Guard addressed the convention,4Presidents LetterJeff Sherman, MTU America, Novi, Mich. discussing the importance of the maritime7Executive Directors Letterindustry and some of the challenges and30 Legislative ReportPVA PAST PRESIDENTS Bob Lawler, Boston Harbor Cruises, opportunities that lie ahead.32Regulatory MattersBoston, Mass. 34Safety MattersColleen Stephens, Stan Stephens Glacier 28Dynamic Pricing: How to Make36Member Newsand Wildlife Cruises, Valdez, Alaska an Extra Buck on Each Ticket 44NewswireEXECUTIVE DIRECTORAt this years convention, John Bertell fromJohn R. Groundwater Carus spoke to operators about a pricing46Coast Guard ReportLEGISLATIVE DIRECTORstructure that enables a company to charge48PVA Welcomes New MembersEdmund Welch according to demand and generate more48Advertisers Indexrevenue as a result. REGULATORY AFFAIRS CONSULTANT Peter LauridsenDIRECTOR OF FINANCE Leslie KagariseDIRECTOR OF REGULATORY AFFAIRSAND RISK MANAGEMENT Eric ChristensenGENERAL COUNSEL Steven Bers, Whiteford, Taylor and Preston FOGHORN is published monthly except combined January/February by theEDITORIAL OFFICESPassenger Vessel Association (PVA)103 Oronoco Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, Va., 22314Managing Editor: Sarah FerrettiSend address changes to FOGHORN at pvainfo@passengervessel.com.sarah@passengervessel.comCopyright 2022 by the Passenger Vessel Association. All rights reserved. No part of this571-388-7752 publication may be reproduced without the written consent of the Passenger Vessel Association.PASSENGER VESSEL ASSOCIATION PVAINFO@PASSENGERVESSEL.COMPHONE: 703-518-5005FAX: 703-518-5151'