The Board of Directors of the Shipping Federation of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Hall as President, effective February 14, 2022.

Chris is an experienced transportation professional with deep roots in the maritime community.  As Vice President of Operations and Harbour Master at the Saint John Port Authority, Chris oversaw all aspects of port activity, led on marine policy and advocacy issues, and was responsible for service delivery overall.  Chris also served as the port’s Interim President from July to November of last year, providing leadership through an important transitional period and ensuring the advancement of planned strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining the Port of Saint John, Chris spent ten years with Atlantic Towing, where he held management roles in operations and commercial activities. He is a Master Mariner and a graduate of the Canadian Coast Guard College, and holds management certificates from Western and Queens Universities.

“We are confident that Chris Hall’s strong maritime background, strategic mindset and interpersonal skills make him ideally suited to lead our national association.”

–  Wolfgang Schoch, Chairman of the Board

“I look forward to joining the skilled and dedicated team at the Shipping Federation of Canada, and am excited for the opportunity to play a role in the mandate of such a trusted and dynamic organization.”

–  Chris Hall, President