Tag: port tampa bay

Ron DeSantis: Florida’s Ports Grow as West Coast Logjams Continue

On Wednesday, the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council (FSTED) released a report on the Sunshine State’s 15 seaports. “The Seaport Mission Plan, Florida Ports: Open for Business” shows Florida’s ports continue to grow. “Strong...

Ports Officials Headed to California, Pushing for More Cargo Ships to Head to Florida

Florida port officials announced on Thursday they will converge on California beginning this weekend to push for more cargo ships to come to the Sunshine State to help ease global supply-chain issues. Leaders from the...

Ron DeSantis: Florida’s Seaports Have Open Capacity and Can Meet Holiday Demand

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis said that Florida seaports have open capacity and can meet holiday demand, while other seaports across the country are struggling to keep up. DeSantis held a media event at JAXPORT,...

Dole Expanding Operations in Port Tampa Bay

Dole Fresh Fruit, a subsidiary of Dole Food Company, announced this week that it will include Port Tampa Bay in a new containerized service between Central America and the US Gulf in late July 2021. 
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Dan Webster: Transportation Department Sending Almost $20 Million to Port Tampa Bay

The money will be used to build Berth 214 and other projects including utility and stormwater improvements, dredging, a gantry crane rail extension and a new container gate. The projects are expected to cost around $55 million.

Ron DeSantis Picks Ken Lawson to Lead DEO, Jamal Sowell to Head Enterprise Florida

The appointments won the applause of outgoing Gov. Rick Scott and Steve Swindal, the chairman of Port Tampa Bay Board of Commissioners. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE