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.

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.