Archives Posted in February 2014

Proud of our History - the SS Princess of Acadia

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 of Acadia which served the Digby, N.S.-Saint John, N.B. crossing from 1963-1971. (Read More)

Every Journey Matters

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

For the past few years, Marine Atlantic has been “Changing for You”. The introduction of our new fleet in 2011 marked a period of transition for the organization. With greater capacity, more cabins, and more dining choices, Marine Atlantic was growing and improving for our customers. Since then, we have continued to make changes to (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Patrick Morris

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 Patrick Morris which served the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing between 1965-1970. Named in (Read More)

The Island of Newfoundland requires many goods on a daily basis to help build the local economy and protect the health of citizens. Many of these products are considered “restricted” which means special precautions must be taken to transport them across the Cabot Strait. Marine Atlantic is one of the only modes of transportation that (Read More)

Proud of our History - the original SS Bruce

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 original SS Bruce, the first vessel to make the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing (Read More)

Marine Atlantic 2014-15 schedule now available for booking

by Darrell Mercer

Whether you are planning a trip, travelling for business, shipping freight or just want some time away, Marine Atlantic’s 2014-15 schedule and rate structure is now available for booking. This year’s schedule will see a maximized number of popular overnight crossings during the busy summer tourist season providing increased selection to customers. Outside of the (Read More)

Proud of our History - the MV Vacationland

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 Vacationland which serviced the Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick crossing from 1971-1997. When introduced (Read More)