Archives Posted in July 2014

Proud of our History - the Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth ferry terminal that served the Nova Scotia-Maine crossing from 1955-1997. The Yarmouth ferry (Read More)

Proud of our History - the MV 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 MV Princess of Acadia which served the Digby, N.S.-Saint John, N.B. crossing from 1971-1997. (Read More)

Onboard Marine Atlantic with the Downhome

by Katie Guiney

While travelling with Marine Atlantic this summer, why not sit back, kick up your feet, and check out some great reading material? Our official onboard publication is the Downhome, and we offer complimentary copies on each of our vessels and in our terminals. The Downhome is the largest paid circulation magazine in Atlantic Canada, and (Read More)

Proud of our History - the Borden 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 Borden, Prince Edward Island, ferry terminal which operated from 1917-1997. The terminal was originally (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Goes Mobile

by Katie Guiney

Over the past year, we’ve noticed a significant increase in the number of visitors to marineatlantic.ca using a mobile device.  This is not really surprising as we know our passengers often check our site while enroute to get the most up-to-date sailing information. To serve you better, we decided to develop a mobile-friendly version of (Read More)

Proud of our History – the MV Sir Robert Bond

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 Sir Robert Bond which served the North Sydney-Port aux Basques crossing and the (Read More)

Proud of our History - the original MV Confederation

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 Confederation which serviced the Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick crossing from 1962-1975. Introduced specifically (Read More)