Archives Posted in January 2015

Proud of our History - St. Anthony, NL

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 St. Anthony, NL, which had a historical attachment to Marine Atlantic and its predecessors until (Read More)




The tourism industry in Newfoundland and Labrador continues to be a strong success story employing thousands of people each year and providing significant economic benefits throughout the province. As an industry partner with the tourism sector, Marine Atlantic is very pleased to continue our ongoing commitment to listening, consulting and working with tourism operators to (Read More)




Proud of our History - the SS Scotia II

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 Scotia II that carried freight and passengers across the Strait of Canso and (Read More)




Marine Atlantic Proud to Support 2015 Nautical Skills Competition

by Captain Anderson Noel, Marine Superintendent

Marine Atlantic is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Nautical Skills Competition taking place this Saturday, January 24th, at the Marine Institute in St. John’s. The Nautical Skills Competition is an annual event that brings together Nautical Science students in a competition to further develop their skills and ability within their chosen professions. (Read More)




We understand that it can be quite frustrating and inconvenient when weather disrupts your travel plans. It can also be even more problematic when the cancellation takes place with little advance notice. At Marine Atlantic, we try to provide as much notice as possible if there is the potential of schedule disruptions. We operate in (Read More)




Proud of our History - The SS Glencoe

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 Glencoe, a Newfoundland coastal boat that served from 1900-1959. Named after a location (Read More)




Marine Atlantic’s 2015-16 schedule and rate structure now available for booking

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

  Believe it or not summer is just around the corner. Sure, we have six more months of winter to contend with, but think of the fun we’ll have in July! And to help you get through the January blahs, Marine Atlantic has released its 2015-16 sailing schedule to help with your summer planning activities. (Read More)




Proud of our History - The MV Joseph and Clara Smallwood

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 Joseph and Clara Smallwood which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney and Argentia-North (Read More)