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Calling All Non-Profit Organizations
The Owen Sound Transportation Company is now accepting applications to receive sponsorship proceeds from the ticket sales for our 2014 Fall Cruise, scheduled for Monday, October 20, 2014.

You must be a Non-Profit organization in the Grey-Bruce Region or on Manitoulin Island to qualify.

Applications must be submitted no later than 12:00pm on September 01, 2014.

Please click here to complete the application form...
 
2014 Fall Cruise Sponsorship Announced
Owen Sound Transportation Company Limited (OSTC) is pleased to announce that the sponsor of the 2014 Spring Cruise is the Grey Bruce Sauble Sno-Riders.



 
OSTC's Frequent Sailor Loyalty Program
The Owen Sound Transportation Company offers a frequent sailor loyalty program for the 2014 sailing season. This program is intended for travelers who frequently take their vehicle on the ferry. Any traveller making more than 5 round trips a season will benefit from this program.

For more details on the program, click on this link...
 
2013 Frequent Sailor Loyalty Cards
Just a friendly reminder to all those customers with Frequent Sailor Loyalty Cards (with crossings 11-19 or 20-25 on them) that cards must be received by December 31, 2013 in order for any stamps to be carried over to the 2014 sailing season. New cards will be issued in 2014 and 2013 cards will no longer be valid.

Please mail or drop your cards off at:

Owen Sound Transportation Company
Frequent Sailor Card
717875 Hwy 6N
Owen Sound, Ontario
N4K 5N7

Please include the card along with your name and address. If you have any questions please email info@ontarioferries.com or call 1-800-265-3163.

 
Discount for Commercial Traffic
The M.S. Chi-Cheemaun Ferry is now offering a 25% discount for commercial traffic over 8.5 feet in height for our 8:15pm sailing and the 10:00pm sailing out of South Baymouth. This promotion will be in place for the 2014 sailing schedule.

 
Spring Cruise Tickets On Sale Now!
Tickets for the 2014 Spring Cruise are now available.

The Chi-Cheemaun will depart the Owen Sound harbour at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The ferry will arrive in Tobermory at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Call 1-800-265-3163 for more information or to reserve your tickets today!
 
Destination Manitoulin
OSTC and participating accommodations on Manitoulin Island have joined forces to provide travellers with a 10% discount on their ferry fare PLUS a $5.00 discount per reservation.

Reservations are required for both the ferry and the accommodation. Make your reservation at the accommodation first to receive your Tag#, and then call 1-800-265-3163 to book your vehicle space on the ferry. Make Manitoulin Island your destination for autumn colour viewing this year!

Participating Accommodations list here....

For a map of accommodations click here....
 
Market Feasibility and Chi-Cheemaun Benefits Case Available Online
The Owen Sound Transportation Company's Market Feasibility Study Report and Benefits Case Report are both available online.

Click here for a copy of the Feasibility Study Report....

Click here for a copy of the Benefits Case Report....
 
Job Opportunities - Marine Engineering Officers
The Owen Sound Transportation Company is accepting resumes for Marine Engineering Officers.
Office Location: Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Certificate of Competency Considered:
First-Class Motor
Second-Class Motor
Third-Class Motor
Fourth-Class Motor

Boarding Locations :
Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
Leamington, Ontario, Canada
Kingsville, Ontatio, Canada

Qualifications / Requirements :
STCW Certificate according to the position
Valid Marine Medical Certificate
Valid Passport
Computer Skills

We accept resumes to complete our bank of candidates for future employment. Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

joe.ostrander@ostcmarine.com
Fax: 519-376-6384

We thank all candidates for their interest, but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.
 
Ontario Travellers Road Construction Maps
Please allow extra time to make your 1 hour prior to sailing arrival time for reservations. Click on the link below to find out construction areas and expected time delays. When the map comes up click the word Construction to the left hand of the map. Then click on the Working Person symbol in the area you will be travelling in to retrieve information.
Ministry of Transportation Traveller's Road information
 
 

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