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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)

2016-17 Schedule and Rate Structure Now Available for Booking

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

World class tourism destinations, friendly hospitality, rich cultural traditions, culinary delights: what do all of these things have in common? They reflect just a small part of what Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia have to offer. And now that Marine Atlantic’s 2016-17 schedule and rate structure have been released, you can make your bookings (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)

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)

Vessel Profile - MV Atlantic Vision

by Darrell Mercer

The MV Atlantic Vision joined Marine Atlantic’s fleet in 2009. With 150 cabins, numerous dining options, 200 reclining chairs and relaxing seating areas, the vessel has introduced a whole new sailing experience between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.   When preparing to name the vessel, Marine Atlantic held a contest and invited customers and the general (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)