Transportation Assets Risk Assessments (TARA) – Wood Islands Ferry Terminal, PEI

Transportation Assets Risk Assessments (TARA) – Wood Islands Ferry Terminal, PEI

The Wood Islands Ferry Terminal is owned by Transport Canada and privately operated by
Northumberland Ferries Limited. The ferry terminal facilitates travel from May to December between
Wood Islands, PEI and Caribou, NS and has been transporting passengers since 1941. The ferry terminal
facilitates up to 9 departures per day from each port during peak season. The cross provincial journey is
serviced by the MV Confederation and the MV Holiday Island, roll on‐roll off (Ro‐Ro) passenger ferry
vessel. The high‐level climate risk assessment included operations (ferry service, dredging) and
infrastructure such as buildings, wharves and associated structures, marshalling yard and the
wastewater treatment plant.

Consultant :CBCL, U of PEI, ERMC, Engineers Canada

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