The Marine Club is the fraternity of those persons engaged in, concerned with or directly interested in the Water Carrying Trades on the Great Lakes System and connecting waters of Canada.


The Marine Club membership, enriched with a long-standing history, encompasses a range of marine industry stakeholders. Shippers, ports, terminal operators and service providers come together with a focused effort to promote and celebrate the industry. The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway is among the most significant waterways in the world, providing efficient transportation of a range of cargo feeds industry in one of the most heavily populated regions in North America.

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Oliver Hiltebrand, President


Welcome to the 81st year of The Marine Club for which I am honoured to be able to serve as your president during 2019/2020. Thanks to our members, corporate sponsors and our hard-working volunteer Board / Executive for the opportunity to serve you in this role.

The objectives of The Marine Club include:

  • The promotion of the marine industry on the Great Lakes
  • Facilitating cooperation and fellowship amongst its members
  • The holding of informal social events for its members and friends and to further the knowledge of the industry amongst its members and the public at large.
  • Raising funds through memberships and events to fund our Donations & Good Works Program.


Save the date: 80th Annual Dinner & AGM!

Save the Date! 80th ANNUAL DINNER & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING DATE: Friday January 18, 2019 PLACE: The Fairmont Royal York Hotel Canadian Room TIME: 7:00 pm   SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER:   Former Toronto Maple Leaf Captain and fan favourite Wendel Clark!  ...

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Save the Dates

2018-2019 Marine Club Activities Schedule The Marine Club would like to thank all those that contribute to and participate in our ongoing events. In 2017, over $56,000 was raised by the Marine Club to support our Good Works program. These dollars...

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Become a Member

Supporting The Marine Industry’s Growth: Participation in the promotion of the marine industry. With every oar that strikes the water, the marine industry advances further. Every member has an impact.


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