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Argentia Service Begins this Weekend

by Darrell Mercer

Summer is finally here! With the start of our seasonal Argentia service, we know that the winter weather is behind us (at least for a few months), and thousands of tourists will be “Taking it on the Road” between Argentia and North Sydney. To our dedicated and hard-working Argentia employees, welcome back! To our new (Read More)

You’ve made your reservation, you’ve packed your car, you’ve started your road trip……now it’s time to sail across the Cabot Strait. Here’s some information that may help as you arrive at Marine Atlantic’s terminals! As you approach our terminal properties you will first encounter tickets booths with helpful staff who will assist in getting you (Read More)

Every Journey Matters

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

For the past few years, Marine Atlantic has been “Changing for You”. The introduction of our new fleet in 2011 marked a period of transition for the organization. With greater capacity, more cabins, and more dining choices, Marine Atlantic was growing and improving for our customers. Since then, we have continued to make changes to (Read More)

Marine Atlantic 2014-15 schedule now available for booking

by Darrell Mercer

Whether you are planning a trip, travelling for business, shipping freight or just want some time away, Marine Atlantic’s 2014-15 schedule and rate structure is now available for booking. This year’s schedule will see a maximized number of popular overnight crossings during the busy summer tourist season providing increased selection to customers. Outside of the (Read More)

Argentia service finishes for another summer season

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic’s Argentia seasonal service is popular with local residents and tourists alike during the summer months, and this past Saturday marked the final crossing for the year.     While there were challenges during the first few weeks of August, overall customers have been very positive regarding the service, staff and facilities related to (Read More)

Salty Visits Argentia

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic had the distinct pleasure of recently welcoming “Salty”, the huggable Newfoundland dog mascot for Downhome Magazine, to our terminal property in Argentia. A number of employees and customers took the opportunity to pose with the easily recognizable canine as he toured and provided his downhome Newfoundland charm to those in and around the (Read More)

5 Reasons to Travel by Ferry

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

For centuries, we have travelled by boats and ships, across rivers, lakes and oceans propelled by human strength, wind-filled sails and thrumming engines. As people shaped by the sea, those of us who live on the east coast of Canada can take it for granted, and sometimes we forget what a wonderful experience it is, (Read More)