Archives Posted in September 2014

Marine Atlantic Joins Green Marine

by Darrell Mercer

With our continued commitment to making our operations more environmentally friendly, Marine Atlantic recently joined Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. Green Marine’s overall goal is achieving levels of environmental performance that exceed regulatory requirements in areas such as air/land/water emissions. There are currently more than 80 (Read More)




Proud of our History - the SS Earl Grey

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 Earl Grey which serviced the Northumberland Strait between 1909 and 1914. Named after (Read More)




Marine Atlantic’s 2014 Volunteer of the Year

by Tara Laing

At Marine Atlantic, we are proud to give back to the communities we work in. We invest in and support the port towns of Port aux Basques, Argentia, and North Sydney, along with the surrounding areas. Many of our employees also volunteer and invest countless hours giving back to their hometowns. Marine Atlantic’s Volunteer of (Read More)




Proud of our History - the SS Ethie

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 Ethie, a Newfoundland and Labrador coastal boat which operated from 1900 to 1919. (Read More)




Proud of our History - the MV Leif Eiriksson

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 Leif Eiriksson which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney route from 1966 to (Read More)




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