Marine Atlantic Career Fair

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Are you in the Port aux Basques area tomorrow? Interested in an exciting career sailing on a ferry, enjoying ocean views every day and catch a glimpse of a pod of whales on your break? If this appeals to your adventurous spirit stop by our Career Fair tomorrow! Where: St. Christopher’s Hotel When: From 10:00 (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)




2016 Recruitment Campaign underway – Spread the word!

by Jim MacLellan, Director of Human Resources

Our recruitment campaign is underway for Summer 2016. We are looking for Individuals to work on our ferries during our 2016 summer season. We provide great opportunities with comprehensive benefits packages for seasonal and full-time employment.   Last week we held our first recruitment fair in Sydney, NS. Plans are underway for a career fair in (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)




Have a Safe and Happy Halloween

by Keith Castonguay, Director of Health, Safety and Environment

Trick-or-Treat! Are you ready to greet all of the little superheroes, ghosts and princesses as they come knocking on your door this Halloween? We all enjoy seeing the excitement on the children’s faces as they come in search of that special treat; however, we also have an important role as parents and neighbours to ensure (Read More)




Over the past few years, Marine Atlantic has participated in the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) allowing teams of employees to compete against other Corporations in a simulated online race around the world. The objectives of the GCC are to increase physical activity, improve eating habits, encourage healthier lifestyles and promote team participation. This year’s initiative (Read More)




Summer Traffic Up and Argentia Trial Discount Deemed a Success

by Don Barnes, Vice President of Customer Experience

Earlier today, I had the pleasure of speaking to the Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase to share some of the positive news we experienced from our summer season. Through our initial analysis of summer traffic, we have seen significant growth in passengers travelling through both Port aux Basques and Argentia ports. Through Port aux Basques, we’ve (Read More)




4 Reasons Why Marine Atlantic Enhances Family Travel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts, Guest Blogger

The following is a guest blog by Dr. Jessie Voigts. She has a PhD in International Education, has lived and worked in Japan and London, and traveled around the world. She’s published six books about travel and intercultural learning, with more on the way. Jessie is constantly looking for ways to increase intercultural understanding, and (Read More)