Archives Posted in March 2014

Proud of our History - the MV Marine Atlantica

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 Marine Atlantica which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing from 1975-1987. Introduced (Read More)

Meet the Captain- Meet Mike Andrews, Master

by Kristie Cochrane

Master (Captain) Mike Andrews has he been with MAI for some 24 years. He is one of nine full-time Masters whose role it is to ensure the safe, efficient and reliable navigation of our ships, using sophisticated navigational aids and equipment to successfully operate our vessels each day. This job is often complex given the (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Prospero

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 Prospero which serviced Newfoundland coastal communities from 1904-1937. As part of the late (Read More)

Proud of our History - the MV John Hamilton Gray

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 John Hamilton Gray which serviced the Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick and Newfoundland-Nova Scotia (Read More)

MAI Presents Good Samaritan Award

by Kristie Cochrane

Each year we are pleased to sponsor the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) Good Samaritan Award, which is presented to an individual who works in the trucking industry and has performed an act of charity and/or provided assistance to person/s in need or in despair, while on the job. This year’s recipient of the Good (Read More)

Proud of our History - the North Sydney Terminal

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 North Sydney ferry terminal which has been a vital part of the Newfoundland-Nova Scotia (Read More)

On February 14, Marine Atlantic was presented with the 2013 Newfoundland and Labrador Employer of Distinction award by the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council. The Employer of Distinction Award is presented annually to recognize employers who exemplify leadership, innovation, creativity, and a fundamental belief in the value of a healthy, safe and motivated workforce. The (Read More)