AG Releases Scathing Report on N.L.’s Newest Ferries
Above photo: MV Legionnaire. David Greening Photo
In their first few years of service, the newest additions to Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial ferry fleet quickly went from being dream boats to duds.
The MV Veteran and MV Legionnaire have been the punchline to more than one joke since they came into service more than five years ago. But more than that, they have been a constant source of frustration for the citizens that depend upon them each day. For example, ...
Update on Fogo Island – Change Islands Ferry Service
The Department of Transportation and Works advises that the MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor began providing passenger and vehicle service to travellers to Fogo Island and Change Islands at approximately 7 a.m. today (Wednesday, February 3), while repairs to the MV Veteran are ongoing.
The MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor will operate on the winter schedule and will remain operational until the MV Veteran returns from St. John’s where repairs will be made. A timeline for the MV Veteran’s return to service ...
UPDATE: MV Veteran Arrives in Province
The newest addition to Newfoundland and Labrador’s ferry fleet is finally in the province’s waters.
The MV Veteran is a 14-knot, 80-metre ice class ferry and has a capacity to carry 200 passengers and 60 vehicles. The ferry is currently tied up in St. John’s harbour.
The MV Veteran is making steady progress toward Newfoundland and Labrador and is currently located approximately 100 nautical miles north east of St. John’s.
The vessel will conduct a sail ...