January 21, 2022 | Circular No. 11383

Dear Member,

I am pleased to announce that Chris Hall has been appointed as President of the Shipping Federation of Canada effective February 14, 2022.

Chris most recently served as Vice President of Operations and Harbour Master at the Port of Saint John, and previously held management positions at Atlantic Towing and Secunda Marine Services.  He is a Master Mariner and a graduate of the Canadian Coast Guard College, and holds management certificates from Western and Queens Universities. Chris is also a Past President of the Company of Master Mariners of Canada and a Board member of the International Harbour Masters Association.

Michael Broad will be facilitating the transition and will remain at the Federation until April 29.


Wolfgang Schoch
Chair, Board of Directors