TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico About

History & Values

At TOTE Maritime, shipping is about more than reliable delivery, it’s about people. The TOTE Maritime team is dedicated to exceeding our clients’ expectations with efficiency, integrity and unparalleled customer service. We’re equally committed to our own employees – fostering a working environment where they are respected, inspired, and recognized for excellent work.

Serving Puerto Rico for 30 Years and Counting

From humble beginnings in 1985 as a two tug-and-barge operation, to where we sit today, having unveiled world’s first LNG-powered containerships, TOTE Maritime's commitment to the people of Puerto Rico has never wavered.

In just the past ten years we have reinvested millions to:

  • Renovate our San Juan Terminal facility making it the finest terminal facility in Puerto Rico
  • Implement RFID technology in our refrigerated containers to allow remote monitoring of real-time cargo data
  • Roll out industry-leading software platforms to run our terminal, human resource, and back office systems
  • Recruit, train, and develop top notch talent in the maritime field

These consistent guiding principles of reinvestment and dedication to service have helped the company mature into the robust, innovative, and reliable organization our customers know today - An organization poised to service the island of Puerto Rico for many years to come.


  • Safety - At the forefront of every decision and action
  • Commitment - To our people, customers, communities and environment
  • Integrity - The foundation for everything we do



  • The safety of and respect for employees is TOTE’s primary charge and can never be compromised.
  • Deliver an acceptable return on capital employed in a safe, secure and environmentally conscious manner.
  • Formulate integrated business plans for growth that addresses real customer needs while building upon the supply chain strengths of the TOTE companies.
  • Attract and develop innovative industry leaders who can effectively implement TOTE’s long-term strategies while enhancing existing businesses and customer relationships.
  • Demand and deliver the highest levels of integrity in everything TOTE undertakes whether with customers, vendors, or employees.