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Bell Island - Portugal Cove

Ferry Schedules:

NOTICE (updated January 25, 2016): Currently, the Flanders is operating on the One Vessel Enhanced Schedule.

Notice:  February 10th, 2016 - Please be advised that the ramp on Bell Island has been reduced to walk-ons, cars and cube van sized vehicles only.  Small home heat vehicles also allowed.  No tractor trailers, no salt trucks and no sand trucks will be allowed until further notice.

Also:- Flanders will be replaced by the Beaumont Hamel tomorrow morning at 7:20 am in Portugal Cove to allow the Flanders to have her permanent generator set repaired. This will need a full 3 days to complete.


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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