Largest Terminal Operator and Stevedore in U.S.

Ports America is the largest U.S. terminal operator and stevedore, with operations in every major port in the nation. With 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.

A Company with a Long History


  • March 2018
    5-Year Agreement Extension with Port of Los Angeles with LA Cruise Terminal

  • July 2017
    Secured 23 year concession from NYCEDC for Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise Terminals

  • Fall 2016
    C/PA Houston Joint Venture Agreement

  • Fall 2016
    Launch of the Ports America Sustainability 2030 initiative

  • July 2014
    Purchased 30% equity interest in ITS through a strategic partnership with K Line

  • January 2014
    Ports America completes refinance of legacy P&O Ports North America and MTC capital structures

  • June 2012
    Secured interest in Kao Ming Container Terminal (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

  • June 2011
    Port Authority of New York/New Jersey extend PNCT lease for 20 years through 2030 with option to 2050

  • January 12, 2010
    Seagirt concession secured in Baltimore

  • April 1, 2009
    Bayonne terminal purchased

  • January 14, 2008
    Announced integration of Management and Ports America brand

  • July 2, 2007
    MTC acquired by HighStar

  • March 16, 2007
    P&O Ports North America acquired by Highstar

  • 2001
    MTC acquired Stevens Shipping and Terminal Co. (Operates as East Coast Holdings)

  • 2000
    Concession secured in New York/New Jersey

  • 1931
    Marine Terminals Corporation founded

  • 1922
    International Terminal Operating Company ("ITO") founded (P&O Ports North America)


Ports America is owned by Oaktree Capital, a leader in value-added infrastructure investing.

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