I spy with my little eye…something in the sea!

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

What do whales, sea birds and dolphins have in common? They all live in and around the waters we sail! That’s right, the Cabot Strait is home to some rich and unique marine life that can be seen at various times throughout the summer season. And we would like to help you discover some of (Read More)

Marine Atlantic to Offer Onboard Wi-Fi Pilot Project

by Colin Tibbo, Chief Information Officer

Over the past couple of years, we have been working to improve corporate vessel internet and application connectivity access onboard our vessels travelling between North Sydney and Port aux Basques. As part of this approach, new infrastructure was installed on Bell cellular towers in southwestern Newfoundland and Cape Breton. Our initial project phases focused on (Read More)

It’s the most colourful time of the year!

by Ashley Roche, Digital Communications Officer

It’s the most colourful time of the year… pride month! Every June across the country we celebrate our beautiful LGBTQ2+ community. At Marine Atlantic, we are proud to celebrate pride month and we will continue our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Being from a small town is awesome in so many ways. We know each (Read More)

Newspapers and Magazines. Free when you sail with us.

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

At Marine Atlantic, we’re always looking for new ways to enhance our customers’ experience. One of our newest initiatives is the launch of a PressReader pilot at our terminals. What is PressReader you ask? In essence, it is a digital publication service that provides our customers with complimentary access to a wide variety of English (Read More)

National AccessAbility Week – May 26 to June 1

by Darrell Mercer

“National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) takes place every year starting on the last Sunday in May. It is a time when accessibility and inclusion is promoted across communities and workplaces and a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. It is also an opportunity to recognize the efforts of Canadians who are actively removing (Read More)

Proud of our History - MV Trepassey

by Dr. George Burden

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. The following blog was submitted by Guest Blogger, Dr. George Burden Guest Blog – Dr. George Burden The MV Trepassey was a storied Newfoundland (Read More)

Save 15% in a bundle

by Corporate Communications

Travelling with Marine Atlantic means having flexibility to see more sights, to bring more of what you want and to take more time for the things that matter. And with 15% off in a bundle, you have the flexibility to do more, for less! Book between February 20 and April 3, 2019 and receive a (Read More)

Marina Ploughman was 15 years old when she took the trip of a lifetime – through the ice-infected cold waters of the North Atlantic, aboard a legendary boat – The S.S. Northern Ranger. The year was 1953 and she was heading back home to Port au Choix from St. John’s, where she had journeyed for (Read More)

Happy Holidays

by Don Barnes, President and CEO

The holiday season is a time for us to reflect on our accomplishments from the past year and focus on what is important in our daily lives. For Marine Atlantic, we just celebrated 120 years of the Gulf crossing between Port aux Basques and North Sydney. Since 1898, our service has helped connect families, deliver the products needed for special holiday (Read More)

Here’s to all our Commercial Drivers!

by Kimberly Snow, Manager of Customer Relationships

Take a look around at everything you see and use. The coffee you just took a sip from, the mail you received from a loved one, or the supper you’ll eat later today are all a result of a commercial drivers’ hard work. As the holiday season approaches, a lot of us don’t have to (Read More)