Staying Safe During Your Crossing

by Stefan Carew, Digital Communications Officer

At Marine Atlantic, safety is our first priority.  We believe the health and well-being of our employees and passengers is our greatest responsibility.  That’s why we’re committed to maintaining a ‘safety first’ culture. For the safety of you, your family, other passengers and our employees while travelling with Marine Atlantic, please review and follow these (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Celebrates 120 Years of the Gulf Service

by Don Barnes, President and CEO

On June 30, 1898, the SS Bruce departed Port aux Basques just before midnight and arrived in North Sydney the next morning on July 1, the first passenger ferry crossing between Port aux Basques and North Sydney. This year marks the 120th anniversary of that historical crossing. While many thousands of crossings have taken place (Read More)

9 things you may not know about Argentia, NL

by Stefan Carew

Argentia, NL has been the home of one of terminals since 1967. Currently, we operate our service between Argentia, NL and North Sydney, NS from June to September of each year. The route is an ideal way to be connected to Newfoundland and all of the amazing destinations it holds. Here are some interesting facts (Read More)

Argentia Seasonal Advertising Campaign Launches Today

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

Our Argentia service starts June 15 You know summer is getting close when our seasonal Argentia advertising campaign begins. This convenient service is located just 90 minutes from St. John’s and sails up to three times per week between June and September, starting June 15. With our target markets of Atlantic Canada, Ontario and the (Read More)

Weather Challenges and our Commitment to our Customers

by Captain Shri Madiwal, Director of Fleet Operations

Due to the current and extended severe weather forecasts in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, we are anticipating the potential for an extended delay in service over the next several days. With wind gusts anticipated of up to 100 knots (185 km/h) and sea states of up to 9 metres, our Captains have made the (Read More)

Our Upcoming Career Fairs

by Stefan Carew

Building upon the success of our recent career fairs held in Port aux Basques, Stephenville, Deer Lake, Sydney and North Sydney, we will be holding additional fairs in St. John’s and Gander to recruit for positions within our Passenger Services Department. Positions include Assistant Stewards, Student Assistant Stewards, and Journeyman Cooks. During these sessions, we (Read More)

Working with our partners to be prepared

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Marine Atlantic’s goal is to prevent an emergency situation before it happens. However, being prepared for such a situation is vital to our emergency preparedness activities. As a critical piece of national transportation infrastructure, we are committed to continuous improvement, including how we protect safety and respond to an emergency. Practice, education and growth are (Read More)

We Remember

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

Whether it was the Royal Newfoundland Regiment that bravely fought 101 years ago during World War I, the valiant Nova Scotian highland regiments that were an integral part of World War II, the peacekeepers whose efforts protect civilians in war zones or the thousands of military personnel who serve our country today, your efforts are (Read More)