Port Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson delivers annual State of the Port Address to standing room only crow at today’s event, held at one of the port’s cruise terminals.
Port Tampa Bay's new logo.
Tampa, Florida -- The Port of Tampa announced its new name at the annual State of the Port event Wednesday and will now be known as Port Tampa Bay.
In addition to the new name, Port Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson announced the launch of the port's new logo and brand approach.
"There's a whole new customer-centric focus and energy to what we're doing here. We're making the investments and structural moves to provide more capacity and value for our customers-and now we're telling everyone about it," said Anderson. "Our new logo and brand messages reflect regionalism and diversity in our lines of business and reflect who we are as a truly world class port."
Port Tampa Bay supports nearly 80,000 jobs and generates almost $15 billion in annual economic impact. In addition to being a top 10 U.S. cruise port, the port handles a wide array of bulk, break bulk, containers and roll-on/roll-off cargoes, and is a major shipbuilding and repair center.
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