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Company Profile


International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is in the business of acquiring, developing, managing and operating container ports and terminals worldwide.


Established in December 1987 in the Philippines, ICTSI has become a leading operator, innovator and pioneer in its field. After consolidating and strengthening our base and flagship operations at the Manila International Container Terminal in the Philippines, we realized the potential for an independent international terminal operator like ourselves, and launched an aggressive international and domestic expansion program in 1994.


We have a track record that confirms our ability to rapidly adapt to different operating environments, and to add substantial value to our operated terminals by enhancing their efficiency at every level. We also have the proven ability to perform beyond the expectations of central and regional governments of a privatization process, spanning both developed and emerging economies.


We take pride in being a partner in the true sense of the word in the development and management of port operations with governments divesting themselves of maritime port assets by privatization or sale vehicles.


ICTSI Ltd.


ICTSI Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, manages our foreign operations. Aside from developing new port concessions, this subsidiary is also tasked with overseeing operations of all acquired foreign terminals. Regional representatives in Manila, Hong Kong, Jakarta, MIami, Sydney, Knysna, Dubai and Ghana afford us the immediacy to respond quickly to investment opportunities.


ICTSI is currently pursuing an active program to acquire new terminal concessions in Asia, Australia, the Indian Subcontinent, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas.


Our Vision


Our main priority in conducting our business is to be a leading global port management company with the end view of building long-term shareholder value. We intend to accomplish this by presenting an efficient and integrated system of transport and distribution to give our clients a competitive advantage in the world of commerce. We will also accomplish this by maintaining our reputation for efficiency, reliability, professionalism and profitability. We believe that if we focus on our goals and live up to our commitments, profitability will follow.


We commit to:


  • Provide superior services
  • Deliver equitable shareholder returns
  • Provide excellent growth opportunities for our employees
  • Build successful, mutually rewarding businesses with our corporate partners

Our Strategy


We strive to remain a major container terminal operator, operating strategically located ports throughout the world. To achieve this, we intend to expand our activities internationally while improving our current operations, as well as developing our related businesses.


We intend to focus our resources on what we do best: port management, operations and development. These resources shall be allocated and continuously re-invested to improve and upgrade our organization and manpower, information technology, support structures and cargo handling equipment to ensure world-class operating standards in all the ports we currently operate and will operate in the future.


Our Competitive Strengths


International Experience


Our management has a proven track record of success in port development and management in numerous ports all over the world.


State of the Art Information Technology


We have in-depth know-how on the employment of state-of-the-art information technology, that allows us to set high standards of efficiency for port management.


Alert to Opportunities


We excel in identifying and developing profitable investment opportunities.


Developing Market Focus


We mainly specialize in developing market container ports, which have the greatest potential.


Labor Expertise


We have the experience in handling the intricacies of port labor management throughout the world, and in growing our workforce into active contributors to the company´s growth.