Archives Posted in January 2014

Proud of our History - the MV Taverner

by Darrell Mercer

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 Taverner which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney service, Labrador coastal service and (Read More)

When travelling with Marine Atlantic, you are guaranteed to get an authentic island experience. All three of our ports are located on islands……North Sydney on Cape Breton Island and Port aux Basques and Argentia both located on the Island of Newfoundland.  And from someone who lives on an island, I can say for certain that (Read More)

Proud of our History - the Newfoundland Dockyard

by Darrell Mercer

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 Newfoundland Dockyard in St. John’s which had a historical attachment to Marine Atlantic and (Read More)

On Sunday afternoon, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt toured the site of Marine Atlantic’s new terminal building being constructed in North Sydney. The construction of this new terminal building has been made possible through the Government of Canada’s 5-year funding commitment announced in Budget 2010 and is expected to be open and operational during fiscal year (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Princess Helene

by Darrell Mercer

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 SS Princess Helene which traversed the Bay of Fundy between Saint John, NB and (Read More)

Winter Driving - Please Respect Environmental Conditions

by Darrell Mercer

Unlike those tropical islands in the Caribbean with their warm conditions between January and April, the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia offer something a little more exciting during the winter months. Who needs white sandy beaches when you can have white fluffy snow and cool, refreshing temperatures to keep your senses awake!  (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Prince Edward Island

by Darrell Mercer

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 SS Prince Edward Island which operated between Borden, PEI and Cape Tormentine, NB from (Read More)

Summer Student recruiting underway

by Marisa MacDonald

Transporting essential products such as food and oxygen, bringing families together, and making the ferry ride part of the experience for the trip of a lifetime are what we do at Marine Atlantic. Our team is proud to be part of a great ferry service connecting the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador with Nova Scotia (Read More)