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11 Consecutive Years as a Best Managed Company and the 4th year as a Platinum Member! Oceanex thanks all its employees for their continued commitment to providing the most reliable transportation service to Newfoundland, particularly given the challenges they have faced over the course of the last year. We also wish to extend our thanks and appreciation as well to our customers throughout North America who (...)

It is with great pride we announce that Toyota Canada has, for the fifth year, awarded Oceanex the Kaizen Excellence Award as a Key Logistics Partner. This recognition is presented to companies which strive to continuously improve all functions of their business. Oceanex received this year’s award for its exemplary safety performance. In 2020, the crews of the Oceanex Sanderling and Oceanex Connaigra along with (...)

Oceanex is excited to announce that it has again been recognized with the Shipper’s Choice Award for 2020. The Award is a testament to the great efforts of all our employees across eastern Canada who are committed to ensuring Oceanex maintains the most reliable transportation service to Newfoundland. Recipients of the award must have achieved a high standard of excellence in several categories including on-time (...)

Check out the winners of the Oceanex Art Competition! Students across Canada are very creative and we received some fabulous, artistic entries. Thank you to all participants!            

ATTENTION STUDENTS! Are you bored and looking for something to do at home? Why not use your artistic skills and enter the Oceanex Artwork Competition? To participate, send us a drawing representing Oceanex: our ships, trucks, terminals, St. John's, Halifax or Montreal Harbours or on the roads throughout Canada! Scan a copy of your drawings or paintings (no photographs please) using any mediums (...)

Late on Friday afternoon Oceanex was informed by Transport Canada and Finance officials that government would not be providing a custom-made assistance package in support of Oceanex’s services.   Given this decision, we will continue with our reduced schedule as established last week, i.e. a reduction from three to two weekly sailings. As a Newfoundland and Labrador based business, we have always taken (...)

Oceanex Inc. assures the community of Newfoundland and Labrador that the company continues to move much needed cargo to the province safely and on schedule. The people at Oceanex recognize that maintaining essential trade and ensuring the supply chain remains uninterrupted is vital to the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, particularly as the demand for food products, medical supplies and pharmaceuticals (...)

We are extremely pleased to announce that Oceanex has been honoured with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies platinum designation for the 3rd consecutive year. 2020 marks the 10th year we have been recognized as a Best Managed Company. Oceanex continues to be awarded with this recognition following a rigorous application process demonstrating your continued commitment to achieving our vision of (...)

Oceanex Recognized with Shipper’s Choice Award We are very pleased to announce that Oceanex has been awarded the Shipper’s Choice Award again in 2019. The award is based on results from a survey conducted by Canadian Shipper Magazine. Award recipients must achieve a high standard of excellence in categories including on-time performance, pricing, customer service, equipment, and sustainable transportation (...)

Oceanex has requalified as a Platinum Member and named one of Canada’s Best Managed companies for the 8th consecutive year! Thank you to our employees who strive to continuously improve on the service we provide – they are the key to our success!

Oceanex is honoured to receive the Turning the Tide Marine Industry Award for Industry Leadership & Excellence. The award is presented to an outstanding business demonstrating leadership, innovation and integrity in its own growth and in support of the industry as a whole. We wish to thank our employees across Eastern Canada for their dedication and commitment to providing an exceptional service. This award (...)

The Province of Quebec will implement spring thaw weight restrictions for 2019 from approximately March 25th to May 24th.  As a result, all payload weights in equipment to be delivered by Oceanex during this timeframe must be reduced accordingly; specific weight restrictions can be found on the Oceanex website: