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)

Working with our partners to be prepared

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Marine Atlantic’s goal is to prevent an emergency situation before it happens. However, being prepared for such a situation is vital to our emergency preparedness activities. As a critical piece of national transportation infrastructure, we are committed to continuous improvement, including how we protect safety and respond to an emergency. Practice, education and growth are (Read More)

We Remember

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Whether it was the Royal Newfoundland Regiment that bravely fought 101 years ago during World War I, the valiant Nova Scotian highland regiments that were an integral part of World War II, the peacekeepers whose efforts protect civilians in war zones or the thousands of military personnel who serve our country today, your efforts are (Read More)

Thanking Our Commercial Customers

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

The commercial industry plays an integral role in transporting the goods that are consumed each and every day throughout Atlantic Canada. Whether it is ensuring that store shelves are stocked, hospitals have vital supplies to provide care, or equipment is available to help accomplish many of the tasks that we take for granted, commercial drivers (Read More)

Marine Atlantic to Hold 2017 Annual Public Meeting

by Corporate Communications

Marine Atlantic will hold its 2017 Annual Public Meeting on Monday, November 6 in St. John’s. The Annual Public Meeting is designed to provide an update on the Corporation’s performance, fiscal year initiatives and investments, with this year’s meeting focusing on the period April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. For anyone interested in attending (Read More)

Remembering the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of the SS Caribou

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

The SS Caribou continues to hold a special place in the hearts and minds of the thousands of seafarers and families who remember the tragedy that took place in the Cabot Strait on an October night 75 years ago. On October 14, 1942, the SS Caribou was en route from North Sydney to Port aux (Read More)

Preparing for Right Whale Migration Period

by Shri Madiwal, Director of Fleet Operations

Earlier this summer, the Government of Canada introduced measures to help reduce the risk of ships striking the whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The North Atlantic Right Whale is an endangered species that migrates along the coast of the United States, through the Cabot Strait and into the Gulf of St. Lawrence each (Read More)

North Sydney Terminal Receives Silver LEED Certification

by Murray Hupman, Vice President of Operations

The designation demonstrates that the building has achieved high performance in key areas of human and environmental health. Marine Atlantic is committed to providing an environmentally responsible service that protects the environment in which we operate. As part of this commitment, we were pleased to recently be recognized by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) (Read More)