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Halifax Port Authority announces Honorary Port Ambassador

June 25, 2014 – Halifax, N.S. – The Port of Halifax is pleased to bestow the designation of Honorary Port Ambassador upon Mr. Farhad Vladi of Hamburg, Germany.

Farhad Vladi is passionately involved in the promotion of the business and cultural relationship between Nova Scotia and Hamburg, Germany. He is an entrepreneur, born in Hamburg, with Canadian citizenship. He is best known as founder and owner of the company Vladi Private Islands GmbH, which is the world’s leading island brokerage company.

“Mr. Vladi is extensively involved in key markets for the Port of Halifax,” said Geoff Machum, Chair, Halifax Port Authority. “He also has a deep understanding and appreciation of our region. We are very excited to welcome Mr. Vladi to our team as Honorary Port Ambassador.”

The Port of Halifax is a diverse port generating $1.58 billion in gross economic impact annually. Recent investments and ongoing capital projects position the Port of Halifax to be highly competitive with new infrastructure, deep berths and seamless intermodal connections. With increasingly larger post-Panamax vessels now calling, the Port of Halifax will continue business development efforts in target markets and commodity categories that work with Halifax’s strengths.


Lane Farguson
Communications Advisor
Halifax Port Authority
(902) 426-7375

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