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Bell Island - Portugal Cove

NOTICES: The MV Flanders along with the MV Norcon Galatea are operating on the Temporary Two Vessel Winter Schedule. (See links below).

Updates and additional service notes can be found on the Marine Services dashboard at http://www.tw.gov.nl.ca/ferryservices/index.stm.

Notice:- Sunday mornings, on good weather days - to permit the Flanders to do maintenance (as/if required), the Norcon Galatea will start at 6:50 am on a Load and Go basis and re-slot back into the her schedule as early as possible. The Flanders would start her day at 12:10 from BI and add a 1:25 dep from BI, a 2:00 dep from PC and resume her schedule from the 3:10 dep from BI.

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)

Last Updated:
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