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Another One For the Books

by Grant Loveys, Guest Blogger

A couple’s travel logs ensure that the memories of a life lived richly would not be poorly kept. Photos and story by Grant Loveys   Memory is a tricky thing. Maybe you can remember all kinds of random things – which hockey player scored the most goals in the 1977 playoffs, or what colour socks (Read More)

Come Visit Marine Atlantic’s YouTube Channel

by Darrell Mercer

If you love social media and would like to watch amazing videos related to Marine Atlantic, good news, we now have a YouTube channel! Whether it’s a video showing the refit of the MV Blue Puttees or staff members dumping water over their heads as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge, our YouTube channel has (Read More)

The tourism industry in Newfoundland and Labrador continues to be a strong success story employing thousands of people each year and providing significant economic benefits throughout the province. As an industry partner with the tourism sector, Marine Atlantic is very pleased to continue our ongoing commitment to listening, consulting and working with tourism operators to (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Proud to Support 2015 Nautical Skills Competition

by Captain Anderson Noel, Marine Superintendent

Marine Atlantic is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Nautical Skills Competition taking place this Saturday, January 24th, at the Marine Institute in St. John’s. The Nautical Skills Competition is an annual event that brings together Nautical Science students in a competition to further develop their skills and ability within their chosen professions. (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)

Every fall, thousands of hunters travel to the Newfoundland and Labrador woods, bogs and mountains in search of big game. While residents of the province enjoy the quality time they spend outdoors, there are many non-resident hunters from across Canada and the United States who enjoy the experience just as much. At Marine Atlantic, we (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Joins Green Marine

by Darrell Mercer

With our continued commitment to making our operations more environmentally friendly, Marine Atlantic recently joined Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America. Green Marine’s overall goal is achieving levels of environmental performance that exceed regulatory requirements in areas such as air/land/water emissions. There are currently more than 80 (Read More)

Marine Atlantic’s 2014 Volunteer of the Year

by Tara Laing

At Marine Atlantic, we are proud to give back to the communities we work in. We invest in and support the port towns of Port aux Basques, Argentia, and North Sydney, along with the surrounding areas. Many of our employees also volunteer and invest countless hours giving back to their hometowns. Marine Atlantic’s Volunteer of (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

by Darrell Mercer

The ice bucket challenge continues to raise significant awareness regarding the fight against ALS and is helping to raise funds to combat the disease. The social media sensation has spread across the internet and introduced many people to a disease that impacts thousands of people each and every year. People from all walks of life (Read More)