New York Cruise Lines is an industry-leading maritime sightseeing, entertainment, dining and transportation company. Since our founding in 1945, we have delighted over 85 million guests from around the globe. We currently maintain and operate a fleet of over 25 state-of-the-art boats from our offices in midtown Manhattan, in the heart of the Hudson River Park.
CIRCLE LINE CRUISES
NEW YORK WATER TAXI
NORTH RIVER LOBSTER COMPANY
New York City’s only floating lobster shack, North River Lobster Company sails from Midtown all day long during the summer, offering a fantastic variety of food, beer, wine, cocktails, and FUN! Grab a delicious lobster roll or a bucket of beer and enjoy the spectacular views from 3 sun-drenched decks.
WORLD YACHT CHARTERS
THE BEAST SPEEDBOAT RIDE
Meet the NYCL leadership team.
Chief Executive Officer
Craig Kanarick joined New York Cruise Lines in October, 2017, after a long career as a serial entrepreneur. Best known as the co-founder and former Chairman of industry-pioneering digital firm Razorfish, he served as the CEO of Mouth Foods immediately before coming to NYCL. He received degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the MIT Media Lab.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Gus Markou began his career as a port engineer at World Yacht and rose the ranks to President and Chief Operating Officer, overseeing more than 25 ships and their crew that make up our fleet. Recently, he oversaw a $30 million build that replaced three Circle Line vessels with modern, custom built sightseeing ships, delivered in 2017.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Cooperman has been the Chairman of the Board of New York Cruise Lines since 2008. He also serves as the Chairman of Stolt-Nielson Ltd. and SeaSupplier Ltd. Mr. Cooperman received degrees from Columbia, Penn and Temple.