Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien (CTMA)


The Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien (CTMA) is a Canadian transportation company, formed in 1944 to provide maritime and air links to the Magdalen Islands, Quebec.

Trading as Groupe CTMA, the company operates the seasonal ferry service from Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec in the Magdalen Islands to Souris, Prince Edward Island. It also operates a seasonal passenger service from Montreal to Cap-aux-Meules, as well as a year-round cargo service from Montreal and Matane, Quebec to Cap-aux-Meules.

CTMA also operates a trucking company which hauls cargo to the Magdalen Islands, as well as providing air services.

Coopérative de Transport Maritime et Aérien (CTMA) Archive

© John Hendy

MV Leinster (1981) – Past and Present

MV Madeleine, ex Isle of Inishturk, Isle of Inishmore, Leinster – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1981 at Verolme Cork Dockyards Ltd, Cork, Ireland (Yard No 979) Passenger and Vehicle/RoRo ferry for the B&I Steam Packet Co, Dublin, Ireland

© Ted Ingham

MV Saint Patrick II – Past and Present

MV CTMA Vacancier, ex City of Cork, Ville de Sete, Egnatia II, Saint Patrick II, Aurella – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by J.J. Sietas KG Schiffswerft GmbH & Co. Ltd,. in Hamburg in 1973 for S F Line of Finland (Yard No 702). Originally named AURELLA, a passenger, roll-on roll-off car and commercial vehicle ferry

MV Anderida - Past and Present

MV Anderida – Past and Present

MV CTMA Voyageur, ex Anderida – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1972 at Trosvik Verksted A/S Brevik, Norway (Yard No 95) for Stena AB, Göteborg as a passenger and roll-on roll-off car and commercial vehicle ferry