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New summer pilot project will offer customers access to the Scott’s Cove area of Channel-Port aux Basques Marine Atlantic and the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques are pleased to announce another summer pilot project that will offer customers access to the Scott’s Cove area. The pilot project will offer customers travelling on the 2345 sailing (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)

Please be advised that the former terminal building in North Sydney will be demolished and removed as part of the terminal re-development project. With these changes, the former North Sydney terminal building’s service road will be closed permanently effective Monday, September 14, and the land incorporated into the terminal marshaling yard. The terminal security perimeter (Read More)

Are Marine Atlantic Ferries Accessible? YES!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts, Guest Blogger

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Jessie Voigts. She has a PhD in International Education, has lived and worked in Japan and London, and traveled around the world. She’s published six books about travel and intercultural learning, with more on the way. Jessie is constantly looking for ways to increase intercultural understanding, and (Read More)

Marine Atlantic – Your Gateway to Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

Did you know that Newfoundland and Labrador is home to three UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Sites? Did you know that all three of these sites, Gros Morne National Park, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site and Red Bay National Historic Site can all be accessed when you travel through (Read More)

We understand that it can be quite frustrating and inconvenient when weather disrupts your travel plans. It can also be even more problematic when the cancellation takes place with little advance notice. At Marine Atlantic, we try to provide as much notice as possible if there is the potential of schedule disruptions. We operate in (Read More)

The sailing between North Sydney and Port aux Basques is a popular Marine Atlantic route connecting Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. The crossing is usually 6-7 hours in length and often is scheduled to leave at 11:45 am and 11:45 pm. We usually alternate our day crossing and night crossings to take advantage of what each (Read More)