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Happy Holidays from Marine Atlantic

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Another year has come and gone, and the holiday season is upon us once again. It’s the time of year we remember and spend time with the special people in our lives, loved ones, friends, and family. It’s also a time to reflect on past holiday seasons and create new memories that will last a (Read More)

We Remember

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Remembrance Day is a time for all Canadians to reflect on the sacrifices made by the brave women and men who have served, and continue to serve in the armed forces of our country. This special day holds heartfelt significance to Marine Atlantic as the corporation’s history is rooted in the sacrifices made for our (Read More)

International Day of the Seafarer

by Darrell Mercer

The International Day of the Seafarer is an annual day of recognition highlighting the efforts of the many men and women who work in the marine industry. Held each year on June 25, the International Maritime Organization and the United Nations encourages people to learn more about the work and dedication of those who serve (Read More)

Beginning July 1 and running until September 2, customers at the Port aux Basques terminal will have access to a complimentary return bus service while awaiting the night crossing to Nova Scotia. The service will run nightly departing the Marine Atlantic terminal at 6:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., with an extra return trip to the (Read More)

Teddy Bear Convoy Takes Place this Weekend

by Darrell Mercer

The 32nd Annual Janeway Children’s Miracle Network Telethon takes place this weekend, and that’s where you will find many of the province’s commercial trucking representatives and their trucks. As part of the telethon events, members of the “Just for Kids Transportation Group” come together in a Teddy Bear Convoy to raise funds to help the (Read More)

Wishing You Special Holiday Memories to Last a Lifetime

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

We all have fond memories of past holiday season experiences, special moments that transcend religious, cultural and personal celebrations. It’s those moments when you have the opportunity to spend time with family and friends and recognize what is truly important in each of our lives. At my house, we celebrate the Christmas season; a time (Read More)

Supporting Our Communities

by Deborah Inkpen

Each year Marine Atlantic sponsors the Atlantic Provincial Trucking Organization’s Good Samaritan award. The award is given to an individual who demonstrates an act of charity and/or provides assistance to those in need. This year’s award winner was Stephen Bartlett of Armour Transportation Systems. The award was presented during the APTA Annual Meeting. The following (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Career Fair

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Are you in the Port aux Basques area tomorrow? Interested in an exciting career sailing on a ferry, enjoying ocean views every day and catch a glimpse of a pod of whales on your break? If this appeals to your adventurous spirit stop by our Career Fair tomorrow! Where: St. Christopher’s Hotel When: From 10:00 (Read More)

Marine Atlantic’s 2015 Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

Yesterday, we held our 2015 Annual Public Meeting in St. John’s, NL. Marine Atlantic’s Corporate Governance Committee Chair Sharon Duggan was joined by the President and CEO Paul Griffin, and Vice President Finance Shawn Leamon in presenting the 2014-15 financial statements and an overview of the Corporation’s activities.   The Annual Public Meeting is designed (Read More)

2016 Recruitment Campaign underway – Spread the word!

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Our recruitment campaign is underway for Summer 2016. We are looking for Individuals to work on our ferries during our 2016 summer season. We provide great opportunities with comprehensive benefits packages for seasonal and full-time employment.   Last week we held our first recruitment fair in Sydney, NS. Plans are underway for a career fair in (Read More)