Ferry Services Said to Resume for Little Bay Islands/Long Island

Icebreaker has arrived to assist

Ferry Services Said to Resume for Little Bay Islands/Long Island

An ice breaker has reportedly moved into the area to assist the ferry M.V. Hazel McIsaac. The ferry has been listed as ‘Resuming Regular Winter Schedule’ as of 1:00 pm today, April 11.

pack ice pilleys island nl 2017
Photo taken near the ferry dock on Pilley’s Island – April 8, 2017. The area immediately between the docks at Long Island and Pilley’s Island was clear of ice, this was the scene around the corner: very rough pack ice



Ice conditions had recently left ferry MV Hazel McIsaac on a temporary reduced schedule while servicing Long Island. Trips to Little Bay Islands had been completely cancelled until an icebreaker could arrive. A temporary air service was put in place to take residents to and from Springdale.

[Top photo: MV Hazel McIsaac at Long Island, taken April 8 2017)