Archives Posted in October 2017

Marine Atlantic to Hold 2017 Annual Public Meeting

by Corporate Communications

Marine Atlantic will hold its 2017 Annual Public Meeting on Monday, November 6 in St. John’s. The Annual Public Meeting is designed to provide an update on the Corporation’s performance, fiscal year initiatives and investments, with this year’s meeting focusing on the period April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. For anyone interested in attending (Read More)

Remembering the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of the SS Caribou

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

The SS Caribou continues to hold a special place in the hearts and minds of the thousands of seafarers and families who remember the tragedy that took place in the Cabot Strait on an October night 75 years ago. On October 14, 1942, the SS Caribou was en route from North Sydney to Port aux (Read More)

Preparing for Right Whale Migration Period

by Shri Madiwal, Director of Fleet Operations

Earlier this summer, the Government of Canada introduced measures to help reduce the risk of ships striking the whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The North Atlantic Right Whale is an endangered species that migrates along the coast of the United States, through the Cabot Strait and into the Gulf of St. Lawrence each (Read More)

North Sydney Terminal Receives Silver LEED Certification

by Murray Hupman, Vice President of Operations

The designation demonstrates that the building has achieved high performance in key areas of human and environmental health. Marine Atlantic is committed to providing an environmentally responsible service that protects the environment in which we operate. As part of this commitment, we were pleased to recently be recognized by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) (Read More)