Archives Posted in June 2014

Proud of our History - the Argentia 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 Argentia, NL, ferry terminal which has served customers since 1967. Designed as a seasonal (Read More)




June 25, 2014 is the Day of the Seafarer

by Kristie Cochrane

Tweet or Post your support for Seafarers June 25, 2014 is the Day of the Seafarer The Day of the Seafarer is held every year on June 25. We have many seafarers at Marine Atlantic; they are the people without whom food, clothes, gifts, gadgets or even basic needs would not reach our doors. We (Read More)




Argentia Service Begins this Weekend

by Darrell Mercer

Summer is finally here! With the start of our seasonal Argentia service, we know that the winter weather is behind us (at least for a few months), and thousands of tourists will be “Taking it on the Road” between Argentia and North Sydney. To our dedicated and hard-working Argentia employees, welcome back! To our new (Read More)




Proud of our History - SS Northumberland

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 Northumberland which operated between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia/New Brunswick from 1891-1919. (Read More)




Proud of our History - SS Prince Rupert

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 Rupert which serviced the Digby-Saint John route from 1885-1913. A direct ancestor (Read More)




Proud of our History - MV Ambrose Shea

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 Ambrose Shea which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney and Argentia-North Sydney crossings (Read More)