China Shipping (Canada) Agency (CSCA) ann­ounced that, effective April 1, 2012, Helen Xia has taken over as President of the agency from Capt. Zhao YingTao, who will move on to a new challenge within the China Shipping Group in Shanghai.

Ms. Xia will step in to this role, based in CSCA’s Vancouver head office, with a wealth of experience within the China Shipping Group family, having led China Shipping Agency offices in Dalian, Qingdao and Xiamen. Later she was appointed to lead the development of the global Customer Service Center for China Shipping Container Lines and more recently Ms. Xia helped to start up the China Shipping Air Cargo company.