Overview:Ports America is the largest terminal operator and stevedore in the United States, with operations in more than 42 ports and 80 locations. Having more than 90 years of experience through predecessor companies, Ports America possesses dedicated resources that only a company of such scale and scope can deliver, including: skilled personnel, robust training programs, best-in class technology and experienced management.
Ports America has the expertise to manage all types of cargo. Handling more than 12.7 million TEU, 2.5 million vehicles, 8.9 million tons of general cargo and 1.6 million cruise ship passengers annually, Ports America’s services include container, bulk, breakbulk, military and project cargo; world-class cruise terminals; intermodal facilities; maintenance and repair; and quality RoRo operations.
Ports America is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, contractors and visitors at every facility. Our safety policies are based on the concept of Zero Harm—with absolutely no tolerance of unsafe conditions or behaviors.
Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, Ports America is comprised of 4 major business units:
West Coast Containers (WCC) primarily consists of three joint ventures located in Los Angeles/Long Beach, Oakland, and Seattle/Tacoma.
Ports America Stevedoring (PAS) handles the majority of Ports America’s breakulk, military, bulk, auto/RoRo, cruise, maintenance and repair, and project cargo. PAS sites stretch across the west, gulf and east coasts.
East Coast Operations (ECO) is comprised of Ports America Chesapeake in Baltimore, MD, Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) in Port Newark, NJ, operations in Savannah, GA and military operations in North Carolina.
Ports America Shared Services (PASS) located in Chandler, AZ with over 200 employees, hosts all of the company’s support functions including, but not limited to, Human Resources, Information Technology, Accounting, Accounts Payable/Receivable and Risk Management.