Global Container Terminals (GCT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, one of the largest financial institutions in Canada, with a portfolio of more than C$140.8 billion in net assets in 2013.

GCT provides efficient and competitive services to our customers on the Canadian West Coast and the US East Coast. We are among the top terminal operators in North America, with established facilities in the ports of Vancouver and New York/New Jersey.

For more information on Global Container Terminals, please visit our corporate site.


John Atkins Global Container Terminals

John Atkins

GCT USA – President

A 20-year maritime executive with extensive experience in terminal operations and equipment management, John began his career in the industry after graduating from Kean University with a B.S. in Management Science. His areas of experience include labor relations, contract negotiations, vendor management, cost controls, and equipment spec/build/maintenance.

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Richard Ceci Global Container Terminals

Richard Ceci


Richard joined GCT in August 2010 as VP of Information Technology.He subsequently assumed the additional responsibilities of Project Manager for the Global Expansion Project. Previously, Rich was the Senior Director of IT at APM Terminals, where he was responsible for IT in the Americas Region.

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Pete Giugliano Global Container Terminals

Pete Giugliano

Vice President Engineering, GCT Bayonne

Pete joined the project team at Global Terminal in March 2011, after serving with APM Terminals in Virginia for seven years. At APMT, he applied his prior experience with cranes and automation to help design, commission, and maintain the first automated container facility in the United States.

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Guy Buzzoni Global Container Terminals

Guy Buzzoni

Vice President Infrastructure Development, GCT Bayonne

Guy joined Global Container Terminals in 2010 to oversee planning, design, permitting and construction of the Global Expansion Project. Guy has previously held various roles within different container terminal operating companies and managed the development of numerous container terminals.

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Kevin Price Global Container Terminals

kevin price

Vice President Operations, GCT Bayonne

Kevin joined the Global Terminal team in  August 2012. He is responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership for the operational functions of the company, including marine operations, yard operations, equipment maintenance, warehouse and facilities, as well as working on Global Expansion Project.

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Michael Hall Global Container Terminals

Michael Hall
GCT Bayonne – Director, Terminal Operations

Ed O'Brien global Container Terminals

ed o’brien
GCT Bayonne – Manager, Hiring & Training

Ed Schoenhaus Global Container Terminals

Edward Schoenhaus
GCT USA – Manager, Projects & Fixed Assets

Brian Jackson

Brian Jackson
GCT Bayonne – Manager, TOC

GCT Bayonne, Bayonne, New Jersey

GCT Bayonne is situated in the Upper New York Bay in the city of Bayonne, New Jersey. Capable of handling the largest vessels operating on its tradelane, it is the closest container terminal to the harbor entrance and the only terminal in the port with no air-draft restrictions. Currently at 100 acres (40 hectares), GCT Bayonne allows for unencumbered vessel approaches and reduces transit times by two hours. The terminal currently spans over 167 acres (68 hectares) and feature a 2,700-foot (823-meter) berth.


GCT New York, Staten Island, New York

GCT New York (formerly New York Container Terminal) is a full-service container and general cargo facility in the New York harbor. Strategically located on Staten Island near the Goethals Bridge, the terminal occupies 187 acres (58 hectares) of upland area. It is readily accessible to major truck routes and features on-dock rail service, connecting to the North American rail network. GCT New York has been honored with the Bi-State Truck Award for Best Terminal Operator six times since 2004.

Visit the GCT New York website.

Delta, British columbia

GCT Deltaport, Delta, British Columbia

Deltaport is Port Metro Vancouver’s flagship container terminal. Located at Roberts Bank, it is a 210-acre (85-hectare) facility with three contiguous berths totaling 3,609 feet (1,100 meters). The terminal is designed to handle the largest transpacific container vessels in service and features dual-hoist gantry cranes—the first in the Americas—in its fleet of ten high-speed, super post-Panamax cranes. The facility employs state-of-the-art computer systems and has an on-dock intermodal rail yard with eight tracks totaling 28,000 feet (8,534 meters). Deltaport is in compliance with Canadian Maritime Security Standards.

Visit the GCT Deltaport website

About Vancouver Vanterem

GCT Vanterm, Vancouver, British Columbia

Strategically located in the inner harbor, Vanterm operates in naturally occurring deep water and is the most efficient terminal in Port Metro Vancouver. It is a 76-acre (31 hectares) container terminal with 2,030 feet (619 meters) of berth, offering six high-speed, super post-Panamax dock gantries, a modern fleet of container handling equipment, and an on-dock intermodal rail yard with nine tracks totaling 9,600 feet (2,926 meters). Vanterm is in compliance with Canadian Maritime Security Standards.

Visit the GCT Vanter website