Marine Atlantic adjusts summer schedule

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Marine Atlantic has adjusted its upcoming summer schedule on our Port aux Basques-North Sydney service. The updated schedule includes 11:45 am and 11:45 pm departures from each port. We’ve made these adjustments to better match capacity and demand. To book a crossing, click here. For passengers who are already booked to travel on our Port aux Basques-North Sydney service this summer some adjustments have been made to your itinerary which are outlined below.

Passengers with existing reservations on Port aux Basques – North Sydney service

The new summer schedule for the Port aux Basques – North Sydney service for the period from July 5 to August 22 will offer the popular morning and overnight crossings departing port at 11:45 am and 11:45 pm.  Our Reservations Department is now adjusting your reservation and will be contacting you directly to provide you with anupdated itinerary. Your adjusted sailing time will be within 6 hours of your original reservation.

Customers with existing reservations on Argentia – North Sydney service

Your reservation will not be changed as a result of our updated summer schedule.

Commercial customers

In addition to adjusting the sailing times to 11:45 am and 11:45 pm, we will be increasing the minimal number of commercial units on each of our sailings. As well, we will be making changes to our crewing levels to accommodate increased drivers on our dedicated commercial ferry, the MV Leif Ericson.

We apologize for any inconvenience these adjustments may cause to our customers.