Archives Posted in August 2015

Proud of our History – Bar Harbor, 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 Bar Harbor, Maine, which connected Nova Scotia to the New England states from 1956-1997. Located (Read More)




Are Marine Atlantic Ferries Accessible? YES!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts, Guest Blogger

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Jessie Voigts. She has a PhD in International Education, has lived and worked in Japan and London, and traveled around the world. She’s published six books about travel and intercultural learning, with more on the way. Jessie is constantly looking for ways to increase intercultural understanding, and (Read More)




Proud of our History – MV Seatrader

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 Seatrader which served the Port aux Basques – North Sydney crossing from 1973-1976. (Read More)




Each year, children between the ages of 6 and 17 who have suffered burns have the opportunity to attend the Atlantic Burn Camp in Nova Scotia. Children from all four Atlantic Provinces attend this annual event which offers valuable programming and fun-filled activities for the attendees. Marine Atlantic is proud to be an ongoing sponsor (Read More)




Proud of our History – MV Codroy

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 Codroy, a Newfoundland freight boat that served coastal communities, the Cabot Strait crossing (Read More)




Keeping You Safe and Secure – Our Top Priority

by John Trickett, Manager Corporate Security and Emergency Preparedness

Your safety and security are the greatest considerations in everything we do at Marine Atlantic, with our goal always being the safe and secure transportation of goods and people between the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. And while our knowledgeable customer experience team is always looking for ways to enhance the overall (Read More)




Proud of our History - MV Marine Cruiser

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 Marine Cruiser which served the North Sydney-Port aux Basques crossing and the Nova (Read More)