Archives Posted in April 2015

Proud of our History - SS Burgeo

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 Burgeo which served Newfoundland coastal communities and the Newfoundland-Nova Scotia service from 1940-1969. (Read More)




Alert The Medic - CAA Road To ECMW

by Alert the Medic, Guest Bloggers

The following is a guest blog by members of the band “Alert the Medic” who travelled with Marine Atlantic to attend Eastlink East Coast Music Week held in St. John’s from April 8-12. Marine Atlantic was proud to be a silver sponsor of the event. Hey, it’s Ryan, Dale, Troy and Matt from “Alert The (Read More)




Proud of our History - SS Lintrose

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 Lintrose which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney route from 1913-1915.   Measuring (Read More)




Proud of our History - Portland, Maine

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 Portland, Maine which served as a secondary Nova Scotia-United States route from 1976-1982. Originally operated (Read More)




Proud of our History - the MV Trepassey

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 Trepassey, a Newfoundland freight boat that served coastal communities and Caribbean trading routes (Read More)




Proud of our History - the HSC Max Mols

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 HSC Max Mols that serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing during the summer (Read More)




Marine Atlantic proud to sponsor Eastlink East Coast Music Week 2015

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

It’s that time of year again where Atlantic Canadian musicians gather together to be recognized for their great contribution to our region’s musical diversity, while at the same time providing a world-class musical experience to the rest of us not so musically talented individuals! Marine Atlantic is very excited and proud to a be silver (Read More)