Archives Posted in March 2015

Proud of our History - the MV Nonia

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 Nonia, a Newfoundland coastal boat that served between 1956 and 1976. Named after (Read More)




Proud of our History - the MV Stena Nordica

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 Stena Nordica that operated between Port aux Basques and North Sydney from 1976-1981. (Read More)




Proud of our History - the SS Random

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 Random, a Newfoundland coastal boat that operated from 1942-1962. Named after Random Island (Read More)




Fleet Renewal – Working to Get the Right Vessels for our Service

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Fleet renewal is a never ending discussion at Marine Atlantic. Changing customer needs and demand alone would prompt a continual review of what a future fleet might look like, and when you add in other variables such as improving and emerging technology, the evolution of ship design, the capacity requirements to meet the traffic demand (Read More)




Proud of our History – the Newfoundland Railway

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 Newfoundland Railway which was an integral part of Marine Atlantic and its predecessors’ service (Read More)




Whether you are planning a tour of Atlantic Canada, renting a bus for a weekend of skiing at Marble Mountain, a sports team heading to a tournament, or organizing a family reunion, Marine Atlantic offers group rates to help reduce your travel costs. For those groups of 25 or more people, Marine Atlantic offers a (Read More)