North Sydney Terminal Receives Silver LEED Certification

by Murray Hupman, Vice President of Operations

The designation demonstrates that the building has achieved high performance in key areas of human and environmental health. Marine Atlantic is committed to providing an environmentally responsible service that protects the environment in which we operate. As part of this commitment, we were pleased to recently be recognized by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) (Read More)

Guidance for Flying Drones Near Our Vessels and Terminals

by John Trickett, Manager Corporate Security and Emergency Preparedness

One of the best parts of exploring is being able to take photos and videos of your travels to share with family and friends. We know our customers love to explore. One of the best parts of exploring is being able to take photos and videos of your travels to share with family and friends. (Read More)

An RV Road Trip to Newfoundland

by Brooke Baum, Guest Blogger

Brooke and her husband Buddy are full-time RVers who love to explore new locations. This summer, they are taking an RV road trip through Atlantic Canada – including a month in Newfoundland. They share their stories and photos on their blog, Our summer RV road trip to Atlantic Canada was initially set to end (Read More)

Marine Atlantic Celebrates Canada 150

by Paul Griffin, President and CEO

It’s July 1, 2017, the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of our great nation. As Canadians, we have much to celebrate and remember on this special Canada Day. The history of Canada is unique, strong and proud. There are few places in the world where a day of somber recognition can take place at the (Read More)

Why Do We Require a Two-hour Check-in?

by Gerard Merrigan, North Sydney Terminal Manager

Depending on the number of vehicles booked for each crossing, boarding can take place anytime within the two-hour window. Loading our vessels with hundreds of cars, commercial vehicles, buses, motorcycles during every crossing requires significant planning, and strategic use of time and deck space. We ask our customers to arrive two hours in advance of (Read More)

New summer pilot project will offer customers access to the Scott’s Cove area of Channel-Port aux Basques Marine Atlantic and the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques are pleased to announce another summer pilot project that will offer customers access to the Scott’s Cove area. The pilot project will offer customers travelling on the 2345 sailing (Read More)

Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

by Stefan Carew

The Battle of Vimy Ridge during WWI is Canada’s most celebrated military victory. The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time, attacked the ridge in April 1917 and succeeded in capturing it from the German army. More than 10,500 Canadians were killed and wounded in the assault. Today, an iconic (Read More)

Don’t travel. Explore.

by Vicki Rose, Marketing Manager

With the summer season only a few months away, it’s time to begin planning your upcoming vacation. And if you like exploration and adventure, Marine Atlantic offers a great way to see and experience the wonders of the Atlantic Provinces and all they have to offer. For over 500 years, from the times of John (Read More)

Proud Sponsor of Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador’s Annual Conference and Trade Show

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Newfoundland and Labrador has so much to offer visitors to our province. Whether it is our abundant nature trails, scenic beauty, rich history and unique cultural heritage, or simply our hospitality, there are many reasons why people are attracted to our region of the country. And with 2017 being Canada’s 150th birthday, there has never (Read More)