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The Island of Newfoundland requires many goods on a daily basis to help build the local economy and protect the health of citizens. Many of these products are considered “restricted” which means special precautions must be taken to transport them across the Cabot Strait. Marine Atlantic is one of the only modes of transportation that (Read More)

Winter Driving - Please Respect Environmental Conditions

by Darrell Mercer

Unlike those tropical islands in the Caribbean with their warm conditions between January and April, the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia offer something a little more exciting during the winter months. Who needs white sandy beaches when you can have white fluffy snow and cool, refreshing temperatures to keep your senses awake!  (Read More)

Travelling with Allergies... We can help

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic transports hundreds of thousands of passengers each year and we recognize that the needs of each person are unique. We understand that customers may have a variety of allergies that affect their travel experience and our staff work very hard to respect these challenges. If you have an allergy that requires special attention, (Read More)

At Marine Atlantic, the safety and security of our passengers and employees is our top priority. Our policies are focused on protecting the well-being of everyone who uses our service or visits our terminal properties. We often receive inquiries from passengers as to why they are not permitted to return to the vehicle decks while (Read More)

Safety First: Our Commitment to Safety and Security

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Your safety and security is the highest priority at Marine Atlantic! This commitment starts at the very top of our organization and involves every single employee. Within Marine Atlantic, we have 15 Occupational Health and Safety committees. These committees meet regularly and provide direction on corporate-wide safety initiatives, and their decisions are experienced every single (Read More)