The ship on the right is Aurora Expedition's cruise ship Polar Pioneer, which has an ice-strengthened hull and carries up to 54 passengers. There's more about her here.
The 49 metre Michaela Rose (left) is privately owned and has accommodation for up to 16 guests looked after by 13 crew, which must offer a lifestyle only dreamed about by the crew of the Banff-registered trawler Marelann. More about the Michaela Rose here.
Majestic Line seems to be thriving.
this site, is specialising in serving the growing offshore wind turbine installation and servicing business.
The only other cargo ship we've seen is the small general cargo ship Fame, a regular visitor, which suggests that commercial traffic is using the Sound less, which is understandable when the main traffic through here at the moment is small yachts.