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Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau Visits Port aux Basques Terminal

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Earlier today, Marine Atlantic had the pleasure of welcoming the federal Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, to our terminal facilities in Port aux Basques. I was pleased to join the Minister and our interim Board of Directors Chair Sharon Duggan in providing an overview of the positive things that have been taking place (Read More)




Marine Atlantic’s 2015 Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

Yesterday, we held our 2015 Annual Public Meeting in St. John’s, NL. Marine Atlantic’s Corporate Governance Committee Chair Sharon Duggan was joined by the President and CEO Paul Griffin, and Vice President Finance Shawn Leamon in presenting the 2014-15 financial statements and an overview of the Corporation’s activities.   The Annual Public Meeting is designed (Read More)




Marine Atlantic to Hold 2015 Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic will hold its 2015 Annual Public Meeting on Wednesday, December 9 in St. John’s. Sharon Duggan, a member of Marine Atlantic’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee, will be joined by our President and CEO, Paul Griffin, and Vice President of Finance, Shawn Leamon, to present our 2014-15 financial (Read More)




New North Sydney Terminal Officially Opens

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

It’s another exciting day for Marine Atlantic as we officially open our new terminal building in North Sydney. This $20 million, state-of-the-art facility is modern, efficient, environmentally friendly, and offers many new amenities for customers.   This new building was several years in the making. We recognized an operational need to make our marshalling activities (Read More)




Over the past five years, Marine Atlantic has been making significant upgrades to its service including fleet renewal, shore-based infrastructure upgrades and business process enhancements. These upgrades have been possible through a five-year, $521 million investment announced by the Government of Canada in Budget 2010.   While this five-year funding envelope expired at the end (Read More)




MV Atlantic Vision Lease Agreement Renewed until November 2017

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Earlier today, Marine Atlantic and the Government of Canada announced the renewal of the charter agreement for the MV Atlantic Vision until November 2017. The MV Atlantic Vision has been in service with Marine Atlantic since 2009 and travels between Port aux Basques and North Sydney, and is also recognized as the seasonal vessel that (Read More)




Earlier today, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt joined Marine Atlantic’s President and CEO Paul Griffin for a tour of the new terminal building currently under construction in North Sydney, Nova Scotia. The new facility is scheduled to be open and operational in spring 2015. The new terminal building, including design, site preparation and construction, is estimated (Read More)




Over the past five years, Marine Atlantic has undertaken a significant renewal process to upgrade our fleet, infrastructure and business processes. All of these investments and improvements are designed to strengthen the travel experience that you, our customers, enjoy when using our service. So, if you are travelling with us in the near future, what (Read More)




On Sunday afternoon, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt toured the site of Marine Atlantic’s new terminal building being constructed in North Sydney. The construction of this new terminal building has been made possible through the Government of Canada’s 5-year funding commitment announced in Budget 2010 and is expected to be open and operational during fiscal year (Read More)