Our Canadian Forces Appreciation Fare

by Stefan Carew, Digital Communications Officer

  The Canadian Forces Appreciation Fare is a year-round discount offered to serving members and veterans of the Canadian Forces and is a token of appreciation for their current and past efforts in protecting the interests of the people of Canada at home and abroad. In an effort to simplify the eligibility process for the (Read More)

Be On The Lookout For Some Of Our Marine Friends

by Corporate Communications

Did you know that the Cabot Strait is home to some rich and unique marine life? Each crossing, there is a possibility that you may see some of this wildlife and to help we’ve recently launched a number of exciting onboard activities that highlight some of the majestic creatures that call the Atlantic Ocean home. (Read More)

Staying Safe During Your Crossing

by Stefan Carew, Digital Communications Officer

At Marine Atlantic, safety is our first priority.  We believe the health and well-being of our employees and passengers is our greatest responsibility.  That’s why we’re committed to maintaining a ‘safety first’ culture. For the safety of you, your family, other passengers and our employees while travelling with Marine Atlantic, please review and follow these (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Celebrates 120 Years of the Gulf Service

by Don Barnes, President and CEO

On June 30, 1898, the SS Bruce departed Port aux Basques just before midnight and arrived in North Sydney the next morning on July 1, the first passenger ferry crossing between Port aux Basques and North Sydney. This year marks the 120th anniversary of that historical crossing. While many thousands of crossings have taken place (Read More)

9 things you may not know about Argentia, NL

by Stefan Carew

Argentia, NL has been the home of one of terminals since 1967. Currently, we operate our service between Argentia, NL and North Sydney, NS from June to September of each year. The route is an ideal way to be connected to Newfoundland and all of the amazing destinations it holds. Here are some interesting facts (Read More)

Argentia Seasonal Advertising Campaign Launches Today

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

Our Argentia service starts June 15 You know summer is getting close when our seasonal Argentia advertising campaign begins. This convenient service is located just 90 minutes from St. John’s and sails up to three times per week between June and September, starting June 15. With our target markets of Atlantic Canada, Ontario and the (Read More)

Weather Challenges and our Commitment to our Customers

by Captain Shri Madiwal, Director of Fleet Operations

Due to the current and extended severe weather forecasts in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, we are anticipating the potential for an extended delay in service over the next several days. With wind gusts anticipated of up to 100 knots (185 km/h) and sea states of up to 9 metres, our Captains have made the (Read More)

Our Upcoming Career Fairs

by Stefan Carew

Building upon the success of our recent career fairs held in Port aux Basques, Stephenville, Deer Lake, Sydney and North Sydney, we will be holding additional fairs in St. John’s and Gander to recruit for positions within our Passenger Services Department. Positions include Assistant Stewards, Student Assistant Stewards, and Journeyman Cooks. During these sessions, we (Read More)