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Marine Atlantic Celebrates Canada 150

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

It’s July 1, 2017, the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of our great nation. As Canadians, we have much to celebrate and remember on this special Canada Day. The history of Canada is unique, strong and proud. There are few places in the world where a day of somber recognition can take place at the (Read More)

Don’t travel. Explore.

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

With the summer season only a few months away, it’s time to begin planning your upcoming vacation. And if you like exploration and adventure, Marine Atlantic offers a great way to see and experience the wonders of the Atlantic Provinces and all they have to offer. For over 500 years, from the times of John (Read More)

Proud Sponsor of Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador’s Annual Conference and Trade Show

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Newfoundland and Labrador has so much to offer visitors to our province. Whether it is our abundant nature trails, scenic beauty, rich history and unique cultural heritage, or simply our hospitality, there are many reasons why people are attracted to our region of the country. And with 2017 being Canada’s 150th birthday, there has never (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)

Argentia Service Begins June 17

by Darrell Mercer

While the rest of Canada may welcome the summer season on June 21, the beginning of the Argentia service marks the unofficial arrival of summer in Newfoundland and Labrador. This year, our Argentia service begins on June 17 and runs until September 24. Sure, it might be 10 degrees and foggy today, but watch the (Read More)

Summer Traffic Up and Argentia Trial Discount Deemed a Success

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Earlier today, I had the pleasure of speaking to the Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase to share some of the positive news we experienced from our summer season. Through our initial analysis of summer traffic, we have seen significant growth in passengers travelling through both Port aux Basques and Argentia ports. Through Port aux Basques, we’ve (Read More)

Welcome Back to our Argentia Ferry Service!

by Darrell Mercer

Nothing says summer in Newfoundland and Labrador more than the beginning of Marine Atlantic’s seasonal Argentia ferry service. And good news, summer has finally arrived; our Argentia ferry service officially begins today! So go ahead, put away that winter coat, find your shorts and t-shirts, breakout the speedos (I’ll keep mine buried in the drawer (Read More)