P.E.I. to N.S. carferry service ends for season

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Caribou, N.S. to Wood Islands, P.E.I.

WOOD ISLANDS — Today’s 4:30 p.m. crossing was the last of the 2013 seaon for Northumberland Ferries Limited.

Vice-president Danny Bartlett says early ice conditions and the expected poor weather over the next several days resulted in the carferry service ending a little bit early.

Service would have normally continued until Dec. 20.

The service operates between here and Caribou, N.S.

Organizations: Northumberland Ferries

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  • AMAZED
    December 17, 2013 - 21:14

    Well done lads and lassies ,I always look forward to a ferry crossing by your service .Sometimes it might be a bit louder with all the ringette or hockey teams full of sugar and off leash on a weekend but I enjoy the friendly staff I meet and wish you all MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!

  • stan
    December 17, 2013 - 17:54

    Do you have a clue? They don't have icebreakers. There is ice in Wood Islands and Caribou harbours. They have a contract to operate these government ferries - yes. The contract also stipulates that the ships cannot be damaged by negligent operation. This was a very good call by NFL.

  • The Observer from Stratford
    December 17, 2013 - 14:03

    Couldn't they be sued for non-delivery of promised services?

    • huh
      December 17, 2013 - 16:18

      not even in the realm of possibility.