About Us

Our mission is to provide reliable, independent and responsible stevedoring and terminal services that are dependable, high quality and consistent with our customers’ requirements and expectations.

Since its inception over 60 years ago, Ceres has expanded and thrived. Ceres’ track record of success is largely attributable to the high quality of service, high productivity and complete dependability it has delivered to its customers across the Company’s range of locations. With a strong management team and dedication to customer service, Ceres is uniquely positioned to capitalize on future opportunities for growth and profitability in the terminal-operating and stevedoring market.

High Quality, Cost Effective Solutions

Ceres constantly explores modern container handling methods and processes as well as partnering opportunities in the development of new container facilities.

Ceres’ solid reputation and quality service helps to maintain a significant market share in container stevedoring and adds to a robust growth in container volumes – 3 million container moves per annum.

Ceres is a premier Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) specialist handling over 400,000 RoRo units annually for major RoRo carriers throughout North America.

Ceres provides full RoRo Stevedoring and Terminal Services for all types, sizes, shapes, high and heavy cargoes.

Ceres knows the special transport requirements of breakbulk, bulk and special project cargoes.

You can always trust Ceres to provide the best, most cost-effective solutions.

Ceres is the largest, fastest growing cruise stevedore and terminal operator in North America.

We handle the world’s premier cruise ships, process over six million passengers per year and manage and operate cruise terminals. Check out Ceres’ First Class capabilities.

Ceres continually expands our operational scope and service methodology to satisfy the needs and requirements of our customers.

Each member of our team brings a unique perspective.

A successful company attributes its success to the high caliber of its people and the management that lead it. Each member of the Ceres Management Team brings not only long-term industry experience to the job but also hands-on experience. The Ceres Management Team have a strong, disciplined interaction with labor and stress quality teamwork and on-time performance. They bring a unique perspective to day-to-day operations, create a productive work environment, focus on excellence and define success.

Bruce E. Cashon

Executive Advisor

Morten K. Nicolaisen

Senior VP, Chief Financial Officer

Dan Hall

Senior VP East, Gulf Coasts & Great Lakes Operations

Calvin Whidden

President Ceres Halifax Inc.

Alan McCorkle

Senior VP West Coast Operations

Brian S. Kern

VP Marketing & Contract Management

David Turner

VP Safety, Security & Environment