Transportation and Works

Bell Island - Portugal Cove

NOTICE: May 17, 2017: The MV Beaumont Hamel along with the MV Galatea are operating on the Summer Ferry Schedule -Two Vessel (See Links below).

Updates and additional service notes can be found on the Marine Services dashboard at

 Dial 895-6931 for recording on current operations

Links for Ferry Schedules:

Vessels: MV Flanders and MV Beaumont Hamel


MV 'Flanders':  Automobiles: 36 | Passengers: 240                                                   MV 'Beaumont Hamel': Automobiles: 33 | Passengers: 106


Ferry Route:

Crossing Time: 20 minutes (5 km)

Ferry Route Bell Island 


Contact Us:

Marine Services Branch

Department of Transportation and Works
Tel: 1-888-638-5454
Recorded Information: (709) 895-6931

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM (NST)

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