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Live Cold Water,
Hard Shell,
Canadian Lobster.

An Internationally Trusted Supplier, Since 1988

About Our Company

Our Legacy of the Sea

Ship’s Lobster Pound (2005) Limited has been in the business of buying and selling lobsters since 1988. Started by three brothers – Kirk, Gregory and Joel Nickerson, the company is still family owned and operated. For decades, our family-owned business has been built on a legacy of quality, sustainability, and a deep-rooted connection to the sea. 


Our lobsters are sourced from many ports in the region. They are purchased straight from the fishing boats as they come in with their catch. 


We ship our products to Europe, Asia, and the United States and our list of customers is constantly growing! Our lobsters are sourced from many ports in the region. They are purchased straight from with fishing boats as they come in with their catch. After the lobsters are transferred to our trucks, they are transported to our customers.




Thousand Pounds


Global Partners

Our Dedicated Crews

Ocean's Harvest:
The Journey Begins

Our Facility

Grading, Storing and Packing

The Process


At Ship's Lobster Pound, we take pride in our ocean-to-plate traceability, ensuring that every lobster journeying from the sea to your table is meticulously received, packaged, and shipped by our highly trained staff. This seamless process allows us to provide unparalleled traceability, connecting the skilled hands of our fishers directly to our discerning consumers.


Our partnerships span across the vibrant fishing districts 33 and 34, engaging specialty fishing vessels equipped with state-of-the-art technology to harvest the finest hard shelled Canadian lobsters.


Further enhancing our commitment to quality control, we operate our own customs bonded reefer transport trucking company. This integration not only underscores our dedication to delivering excellence but also ensures that every lobster arrives in perfect condition, ready to be savoured.

Contact Us

6649 Highway 3, Lower Woods Harbour

Nova Scotia, Canada B0W 2E0

Kirk Nickerson


T: (902) 723-2525

Joel Nickerson

Facility Manager

Heather Nickerson
Office Manager
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