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We Remember

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Remembrance Day is a time for all Canadians to reflect on the sacrifices made by the brave women and men who have served, and continue to serve in the armed forces of our country. This special day holds heartfelt significance to Marine Atlantic as the corporation’s history is rooted in the sacrifices made for our (Read More)

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Set Sail and Save

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

Fall is a wonderful time for travel despite the cooler temperatures and shorter days.  Travel with Marine Atlantic and we’ll outfit you with a fall bundle offer guaranteed to keep you warm and cozy. Starting November 9, Marine Atlantic is proud to offer an all-inclusive bundle for as low as $230 one-way for 1 person.  (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Holds 2016 Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

  Marine Atlantic Holds 2016 Annual Public Meeting St. John’s, NL – Marine Atlantic held its 2016 Annual Public Meeting this afternoon (November 2nd) in St. John’s, NL. Marine Atlantic’s Acting Chair of the Board of Directors, Sharon Duggan, was joined by the President and CEO Paul Griffin and Vice President Finance Shawn Leamon in (Read More)

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Change in Calculation of Storage Charges for We-Load Shipments

by Kim Snow, Customer Relationships Manager

Change in Calculation of Storage Charges for We-Load Shipments Through detailed and ongoing conversation with the commercial industry, Marine Atlantic will be making changes to the calculation of storage charges. The new charges have been designed to more accurately reflect the scheduling needs of our commercial customers picking up we-load units (vehicles that Marine Atlantic (Read More)

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Customer Advisory – Samsung Galaxy Note 7

by Kim Snow, Customer Relationships Manager

For the protection and safety of passengers and crew, Marine Atlantic is urging customers to take extra precautions when travelling with or transporting Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices. Pursuant to Transport Canada’s recent advisory related to the usage and storage of the devices on board aircraft, Marine Atlantic is asking customers not to leave the (Read More)

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Throwback Thursday - MV Bonavista

by Stefan Carew

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. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the MV Bonavista, a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal boat that served from 1956-1986. Named after (Read More)

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Throwback Thursday - Sid Hatcher

by Stefan Carew

Sid Hatcher started working with Marine Atlantic in 1959 when the Corporation was known as Canadian National Railway. His first position was on the MV William Carson. “My father gave me an ultimatum,” says Sid. “Find a job or you’re going back to school, and I did not want to go back to school.” His (Read More)

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Throwback Thursday - MV William Carson

by Stefan Carew

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. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the MV William Carson, which served the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing, and later the (Read More)

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Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau Visits Port aux Basques Terminal

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Earlier today, Marine Atlantic had the pleasure of welcoming the federal Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, to our terminal facilities in Port aux Basques. I was pleased to join the Minister and our interim Board of Directors Chair Sharon Duggan in providing an overview of the positive things that have been taking place (Read More)

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Customers are advised that regulations regarding the transportation of fuel on ferries are strictly enforced.  Under federal legislation, Marine Atlantic is subject to responsibilities as outlined under the Cargo Fumigation and Tackle Regulations, Section 151 (1)(d) which include: (d) the vehicle is carrying, outside the fuel tank, no more than 25 L of the fuel (Read More)