City to Labrador ferry service resumes today

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The Sir Robert Bond is being unloaded at the Corner Brook Port in this March 2012 file photo.

CORNER BROOK — The MV Sir Robert Bond was expected to arrive in Corner Brook at 9 p.m. Thursday to start the 2013 winter service between the city and Labrador.

The ferry, operated by CAI Nunastsiavut Marine Inc., is scheduled to make its first run to Labrador at 9 a.m. today.

On Thursday the Bond’s Twitter account, @MVSirRobertBond, was providing updates on the journey to the city. A posting from the morning said the ferry was making its way through heavy ice in the Strait of Belle Isle and included a picture.

Later, the ship indicated that more information on the trip could be found at which listed its location in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The Bond will make two trips a week from Corner Brook leaving at 7 a.m. on Fridays and Mondays and arriving in Blanc Sablon at 7 p.m. On Wednesdays and Fridays the Bond will leave Blanc Sablon at 7 a.m. and arrive in Corner Brook at 7 p.m. No end date to the service has been set yet.

The ferry schedule can be found online at

Organizations: CAI Nunastsiavut Marine

Geographic location: Corner Brook, Labrador, Blanc Sablon

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  • Warrich and Elaine Chubbs
    February 01, 2013 - 10:18

    We enjoy theMV BOND so much it would be wonderful if she sailed year round.What a wonderful tourist attraction ,this year we hope she sailes much longer than last it was so disappointing when she stopped sailing.