June 26 2017 - Northern Ranger Service Has
Nunatsiavut Marine is pleased to announce the
commencement of freight and passenger service for the 2017 shipping
season. The vessel departed Happy Valley-Goose Bay today and will
proceed North, calling all ports to Nain, or as far as ice
conditions will allow.
Please continue to monitor the vessel updates
page for departure and arrival times as these times will be
affected by ice conditions.
June 20 2017 — Revised Schedule for
the MV Northern Ranger
Following requests from various organisations,
including the Department of Transportation and Works and the
Nunatukavut Community Council, the following changes have been
implemented for the upcoming 2017 Northern Ranger schedule.
These changes affect both North and South routes and
Nunatsiavut Marine Inc. believes that they will lead to improved
safety and also add value for tourists wishing to experience the
A summary of changes are as
Tuesday, Depart Hopedale at midnight, arrive
Natuashish Wednesday 6 AM
Depart Natuashish 8 AM, arrive Nain 12:30
Depart Nain 4:30 PM, arrive Natuashish 9
Depart Natuashish 10 PM, arrive Hopedale
Thursday at 7:30 AM
Friday, Depart Goose Bay at 10 PM, arrive
Rigolet Saturday 5 AM
Depart Rigolet at 7 AM, arrive Cartwright 1:30
Depart Cartwright at 2:30 PM, arrive Black
Tickle 7:30 PM
Depart Black Tickle at 9:30 PM, arrive
Cartwright Sunday 5 AM
Depart Cartwright at 6 AM, arrive Rigolet
Depart Rigolet 1:30 PM, arrive Goose Bay 8
All other arrival and departure times remain
unchanged. The full revised schedule can be viewed here.
June 19 2017 — Happy Valley-Goose Bay
and Lewisporte to Begin Receiving Freight
Nunatsiavut Marine Inc is pleased to announce
that we will be open to receive freight for the North Coast of
Labrador Freight service beginning 8 AM Wednesday June 21, 2017.
Freight will be accepted at the warehouses in Happy
Valley-Goose Bay and Lewisporte. All Coastal ports will open to
receive freight one day prior to the arrival of the first vessel.
Please note that the acceptance of refrigerated cargo is by
appointment only. All commercial shippers require an appointment
The commencement of service for the MV Northern
Ranger and MV Astron is dependent on ice conditions. We are
monitoring ice conditions on a daily basis in consultation with Ice
Operations, and service will commence as soon as conditions
Passenger/Freight Service for MV Northern
Nunatsiavut Marine, Newfoundland and Labrador's coastal service
provider, invites you to sail with us on the MV Northern
Ranger. Explore Labrador's rugged coast on our passenger
ferry service, designed with your comfort in mind. Your
satisfaction is our number one priority.
Our services include a variety of hot and cold dishes served
daily in our cafeteria, including local cuisine whenever
possible. A snack bar will be offered.
Experience Labrador's ferry service renaissance for yourself, and
enjoy the breathtaking views of the coast while immersed in the
relaxing atmosphere of the MV Northern Ranger.
The cargo ship will originate in Lewisporte, NL and deliver cargo
and goods to Black Tickle, Makkovik, Postville, Hopedale,
Natuashish and Nain, and will stop as required in the coastal
Labrador communities on its way to Rigolet and Goose Bay. The vessel will then
reload in Goose Bay and depart for Rigolet, Makkovik, Postville,
Hopedale, Natuashish and Nain and will stop as required in the
coastal Labrador communities on its way back to Black Tickle and
re-load again in Lewisporte. Vessel operates based on
Due to the opening of Phase III of the Trans Labrador Highway which
connects Goose Bay to Cartwright to Southern Labrador, we cannot
accept freight from Lewisporte to Goose Bay or Cartwright and
AND HOURS OF OPERATION