Archives Posted in April 2014

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 Stena Jutlandica /second MV Bluenose that serviced the North Sydney-Port aux Basques crossing (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Springdale

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 Springdale, a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal boat that operated from 1948 to 1973. (Read More)

Over the past five years, Marine Atlantic has undertaken a significant renewal process to upgrade our fleet, infrastructure and business processes. All of these investments and improvements are designed to strengthen the travel experience that you, our customers, enjoy when using our service. So, if you are travelling with us in the near future, what (Read More)

Proud of our History - the Saint John ferry 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 Saint John, N.B., ferry terminal which had an historical attachment to Marine Atlantic and (Read More)

Photo by Roland Kettle

The past couple of weeks have been difficult; we recognize and understand these challenges

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Over the past two weeks, Marine Atlantic has experienced a number of schedule and sailing impacts due to severe weather systems and heavy ice affecting the Cabot Strait. While weather and environmental conditions can often be harsh this time of year, the past couple of weeks have been extremely challenging for us. We recognize the (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Charlottetown

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 Charlottetown which serviced the Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick crossing from 1931-1941. Named after (Read More)