Transportation and Works
June 29, 2010
Labrador Marine Service Update
The Department of Transportation and Works advises
that the MV Northern Ranger is scheduled to depart Lewisporte at 4:00
p.m. today (Tuesday, June 29) for Black Tickle, Cartwright, Rigolet and
Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Upon arrival in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the
vessel will begin normal scheduled service, departing Happy Valley-Goose
Bay at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 2, for ports to Black Tickle and
return. The vessel will depart Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Monday, July 5,
for ports north to Nain.
Beginning today Labrador Marine Inc. is accepting freight destined for
communities on Labradorís North Coast via the MV Astron service. Freight
can be dropped at terminals in Lewisporte, Happy Valley-Goose Bay and
Cartwright for communities from Makkovik to Nain. The MV Astron will be
departing Lewisporte on its regular schedule on Friday, July 2.
The beginning of the MV Sir Robert Bond service is further delayed due
to mechanical problems. Freight destined for Happy Valley-Goose Bay,
Cartwright and Lewisporte via the MV Sir Robert Bond will no longer be
accepted until the vessel is able to resume service. Further updates
will be provided as details become available.
Travellers or shippers requiring information regarding reservations are
asked to please contact Labrador Marine, at 1-866-535-2567 from within
Newfoundland and Labrador or at 709-535-0810 from outside the province.
Provincial ferry schedule and rate information is available at:
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Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
2010 06 29