Until Dec. 31, 2022 please use the Ceres Terminals Jacksonville (TraPac Jacksonville Website) to access the terminal website.

About Us

Moving cargo and operating terminals across North America so that our communities will thrive.

Our mission is to provide quality stevedoring and terminal operations 24/7 – and to be the industry leader in innovation and stewardship.

Since its inception over 60 years ago, Ceres has expanded and thrived. Ceres’ track record of success is largely attributable to the high-quality 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 industry.

North America’s Premier Stevedore and Terminal Operator with over 60 years of high-quality experience

We are a reliable, quality stevedore and terminal operations company that handles customer needs 24/7. We invest in different sectors in the industry and partner with many companies to make the transportation industry better.


Our Values

Safety – We are committed to reducing injuries, accidents, and environmental impact and ensuring compliance. For us, safety is more than just an item on a to-do list or poster. We care about our colleagues and others and put safety first in everything we do. That’s why we have created 9 life-saving rules to provide greater clarity and effectiveness in standardizing safety across the industry.

Reliability – We each are characterized as someone others can count on; we are honest; build trust with others; does the right thing even if not popular; take responsibility for our own mistakes and share credit with others as appropriate; follows through on all commitments.

Teamwork – Work effectively with others to achieve personal and team goals; seek opportunities to share expertise with others; share responsibility and recognition with others, and celebrate successes; embrace new ideas and new ways of doing things; strive to understand competing points of view.

Community – We believe that companies should be good corporate citizens and stewards of the communities in which their employees live and work. By finding ways to give back to the community, we hope to lead by example and encourage others to do the same.

Marine Terminal, Stevedore at Ceres Global

Reliable Services, Cost-Effective Solutions

Ceres constantly explores modern shipping 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 year.

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

Ceres provides full RoRo Shipping, Stevedoring, and Marine Terminal Services for all types, sizes, shapes, high and heavy shipping cargo.

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

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

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