Who We Are

Nautilus International Holding Corporation provides business administration and management services to its subsidiary marine transportation companies that have been serving the maritime community for over a century.


To consistently deliver safe, efficient, innovative and environmentally responsible maritime operational solutions for our customers.


Safety – Ensuring the safety and well being of our people, property and our customer’s assets.

People – Continuous investment in the development and support of our most valuable asset

Environmental Stewardship – Minimizing our environmental impact on the communities we serve

Integrity – Relationships built on trust, honesty and sincerity

Continuous Improvement – Consistent efforts to innovate and improve processes and services

Reliable and Responsive - Exceeding customer expectations and anticipating their needs

Metro Ports is an experienced terminal operator and stevedoring company with locations spanning across the country.

For generations, Metro Ports has consistently served the waterfront community through innovative solutions and processes in warehousing, stevedoring, and terminal services. Whether your challenge is bulk, breakbulk, ro/ro, or special projects, Metro Ports will deliver the results you expect.

Working in partnership to provide excellent service, with honesty and integrity, remains the hallmark that has generated recognition, success and customer loyalty for many decades.

Specializing in cruise terminal and stevedoring operations, Metro Cruise is a preeminent cruise service provider for all major cruise ship lines. Metro Cruise is a solution-based company that strives to set the bar for individualized service to the cruise industry.

We are committed to the seamless delivery of personalized service and memorable experiences for clients and guests from all over the world.

For over 150 years, we have upheld a tradition of excellence. We provide cruise terminal management, stevedoring, ship’s agency, terminal security services, shore excursions and ground guest services. As cruise industry veterans, we are driven by our strong reputation of integrity, efficiency, and execution.

Wherever your final destination may be, every cruise begins with us.

For the world traveler, Pier 27 and Pier 35 are cruise terminals. For the facilitators of commerce, Pier 29 is a warehouse. For the savvy event planner, these spaces are blank canvases ready for the imagination.

The three San Francisco waterfront venues of Metro Events are large, flexible, customizable spaces, perfect for corporate receptions, private parties, fundraisers, tasting events, expos—the possibilities are endless.

Water and city views. Outdoor spaces. Expansive windows to frame the iconic skyline of San Francisco, the ultimate backdrop. Innovators and established brands like Salesforce, Ebay and Johnson & Johnson have hosted events with us. Here is your own chance to serve and grow your client base. Win your bid in a competitive marketplace. Improve the health and well-being of your relationships and business.

Terminal Security Solutions (TSS) is a maritime security services firm providing customer service-focused, manned security solutions coupled with tailored operating procedures, cutting-edge training programs, security equipment and the requisite oversight to operate in today’s heavily-regulated and fast-paced cruise, port and cargo terminal industries.

TSS’ specially trained personnel, integrated screening equipment, training programs, U.S. Coast Guard accredited certification courses and consulting services are exportable to all Maritime Transportation Security Act & International Ship and Port Facility Security Code regulated facilities and vessels.

TSS is led by dynamic maritime industry professionals that not only understand the requirements of the MTSA and the ISPS Code, but have the experience of implementing such regulations in a very challenging environment.

Bulk Warehouse Services specializes in dry cargoes storage, transloading, and care at our port locations. Our maritime focused storage space provides secure and weather-proof warehousing in customizable timeframes to best meet your logistics needs. We know the safety of your cargo is your highest value so when it’s in our care, we handle it like it’s our own.

Bulk Warehouse Services is part of the Nautilus family of companies. Formed to meet the (enterprise/full spectrum) of needs of the maritime industry. Our warehouse services play an essential role in supply chain management. At Nautilus, our mission is to consistently deliver safe, efficient, innovative, and environmentally responsible maritime operational solutions for our customers.

Nautilus Logistics is a maritime focused transportation brokerage formed to support the end-to-end needs of shippers and suppliers, leveraging the strength and value of their longstanding connections in the maritime industry.

The company’s vast network of transportation carriers can handle the most demanding logistics cargo projects with quality and reliability. Their services include nationwide freight and truckload with a focus on Dry Vans, Flatbeds, RGN's, Hot Shots, and Sprinter Vans. Customers can take advantage of their extensive network and industry relationships and tap into the value of cost-effective pricing in spot markets and extensive carrier coverage.

Vancouver Bulk Terminal was established in 2023 as a joint venture between Nautilus International Holding Corporation and Neltume Ports with the vision of establishing growth and environmental responsibility to the Port of Vancouver, USA's Dry Bulk Export Dock. Capable of handling a broad range of heavy mineral bulk commodities, VBT operates with speed, efficiency and safety always top of mind.