Port News & Updates

- Port Tampa Bay today congratulates both the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday and Senate today on passage of a final water resources bill known as the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, or WIIN (S. 612). The terms set forth in the new legislation will help the U.S. build and maintain seaport/marine infrastructure with greater efficiency.
- "The Tampa Bay market has always been important to us, and the entire family at Royal Caribbean is excited to give our guests great year-round options to travel on one of our beautiful ships from a world-class port like Port Tampa Bay,” Michael Bayley, President & CEO, Royal Caribbean International, said. “We are thrilled to introduce culture-seeking travelers to Cuba from Tampa and we look forward to continuing to grow our business in Tampa for years to come."
- Port Tampa Bay today announces that Carnival Cruise Line has agreed to extend its commitment to continue offering cruises from Port Tampa Bay through 2021. Carnival Cruise Line, a division of Carnival Corporation, is the largest cruise operator in the world and the only cruise line to base two ships year-round at the Port of Tampa.
- Florida’s largest and most diverse seaport today proudly announced its annual economic impact of $17.2 billion, based on a new, comprehensive economic impact study of 2015 numbers. In tandem with this significant economic contribution, the study also reveals that the number of jobs the port supports is 85,000 direct, indirect, induced and related jobs annually.

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