Why do we require a two-hour check-in?

by Gerard Merrigan, North Sydney Terminal Manager

Depending on the number of vehicles booked for each crossing, boarding can take place anytime within the two-hour window. Loading our vessels with hundreds of cars, commercial vehicles, buses, motorcycles during every crossing requires significant planning, and strategic use of time and deck space. We ask our customers to arrive two hours in advance of (Read More)




New summer pilot project will offer customers access to the Scott’s Cove area of Channel-Port aux Basques Marine Atlantic and the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques are pleased to announce another summer pilot project that will offer customers access to the Scott’s Cove area. The pilot project will offer customers travelling on the 2345 sailing (Read More)




Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

by Stefan Carew

The Battle of Vimy Ridge during WWI is Canada’s most celebrated military victory. The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time, attacked the ridge in April 1917 and succeeded in capturing it from the German army. More than 10,500 Canadians were killed and wounded in the assault. Today, an iconic (Read More)




Don’t travel. Explore.

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

With the summer season only a few months away, it’s time to begin planning your upcoming vacation. And if you like exploration and adventure, Marine Atlantic offers a great way to see and experience the wonders of the Atlantic Provinces and all they have to offer. For over 500 years, from the times of John (Read More)




Proud Sponsor of Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador’s Annual Conference and Trade Show

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Newfoundland and Labrador has so much to offer visitors to our province. Whether it is our abundant nature trails, scenic beauty, rich history and unique cultural heritage, or simply our hospitality, there are many reasons why people are attracted to our region of the country. And with 2017 being Canada’s 150th birthday, there has never (Read More)




We understand that it can be frustrating and inconvenient when weather disrupts travel plans. It can be more problematic when the cancellation has little advance notice. At Marine Atlantic, we try to provide as much notice as possible if there is a potential schedule disruption. We operate in an environment where severe weather and ice (Read More)




Happy Holidays from Marine Atlantic

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Another year has come and gone, and the holiday season is upon us once again. It’s the time of year we remember and spend time with the special people in our lives, loved ones, friends, and family. It’s also a time to reflect on past holiday seasons and create new memories that will last a (Read More)