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Marine Atlantic Holds 2016 Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

  Marine Atlantic Holds 2016 Annual Public Meeting St. John’s, NL – Marine Atlantic held its 2016 Annual Public Meeting this afternoon (November 2nd) in St. John’s, NL. Marine Atlantic’s Acting Chair of the Board of Directors, Sharon Duggan, was joined by the President and CEO Paul Griffin and Vice President Finance Shawn Leamon in (Read More)

Change in Calculation of Storage Charges for We-Load Shipments

by Kim Snow, Customer Relationships Manager

Change in Calculation of Storage Charges for We-Load Shipments Through detailed and ongoing conversation with the commercial industry, Marine Atlantic will be making changes to the calculation of storage charges. The new charges have been designed to more accurately reflect the scheduling needs of our commercial customers picking up we-load units (vehicles that Marine Atlantic (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - MV Marine Cruiser

by Stefan Carew

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)

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 Joseph and Clara Smallwood which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney and Argentia-North (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - Milly Harrison

by Stefan Carew

Milly Harrison started work with Marine Atlantic in 1973 when the Corporation was known as Canadian National Railway (CNR). Her father, an Assistant Chief Steward with CNR, moved their family from Fortune Bay, Newfoundland to North Sydney, Nova Scotia to be closer to work. She remembers getting hired with a group of eight to ten (Read More)

Throwback Thursday - MV Marine Packer

by Stefan Carew

The MV Marine Packer is the first ship to get featured as part of our #ThrowbackThursday series. 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 (Read More)

Happy Holidays from Marine Atlantic

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

I’m always amazed at how quickly time can pass. Here we are, another year has come and gone, offering us all an opportunity to stand back and reflect on the past twelve months – our successes, achievements, and improvements. We also have the opportunity to prepare for the potential offered by a new year. At (Read More)

From December 19-21, Marine Atlantic will join more than 60 other venues participating in “The Shortest Day”, a three-day celebration of short films which will be offered as free screenings across the country.  A partnership between Telefilm Canada, Sodec Quebec and the National Film Board of Canada, “The Shortest Day” is an entertaining way of (Read More)

There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays - Book Now!

by Darrell Mercer

Did you look at the calendar today? Only four weeks until Christmas and there is so much left to do. Let’s see, you have to buy presents for those special people on your shopping list…..send holiday greeting cards……put up decorations…..plan your trip home to see family – wait a minute, have you made your booking? (Read More)