Amherstburg Ferry Company
Bob-Lo Island may be an island but the shores will never limit you. For just across the channel on the mainland in Amherstburg, a quaint, colonial town awaits you. Your Journey of discovery begins in Amherstburg with a 4 minute ferry ride aboard the Ste. Claire V, a 16-car private ferry operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Amherstburg Ferry Company employs highly specialized and professional Captains to operate and supervise the ferry and crew, while transportingpassengers and cargo on sheltered waters with voyages between Amherstburg Ferry Terminal and Bob-Lo Island Terminal. The Captain maintains a 20 minute schedule, oversees loading and unloading procedures on the ship and supervises and co-ordinates the activities of the Deck Crew. Deckhands are on duty to assist the Captain with safe navigation to Bob-Lo Island throughout the week and aim to make your journey an enjoyable memory.
Our extremely dedicated and focused crew members boast an exceptional sailing history across the Lake Erie shipping channel. The Amherstburg Ferry Company employees Chief Engineers, Master Captains, Chief Mates, Restricted Engineers and Deckhands. All of which have been duly trained and certified by the Ministry of Transport Canada.
All employees are certified in Marine Emergency duties and have completed Marine First Aid–CPR courses. Our crew members possess exceptional leadership and concentration skills, are extremely focused, have particularly good judgment skills, as well as great communication skills and have an exceptional ability to work as an effective team.
Ste Claire V – Main ferry operating 24 hours as per schedule above
Columbia – Back up ferry to be used at mainland dock
Tug – On standby for emergency use
Phone Number – Ferry Captain On Duty – 519 791 5747