"Port Tampa Bay has taken numerous steps to position our maritime community for success and stability. We celebrate the news that Fitch Ratings has maintained our rating of A and upgraded our outlook to positive. Despite global supply chain concerns and ongoing issues related to a global pandemic, our port community has shown that our diverse lines of business are our strength. Additionally, we are very pleased that the coming cruise season is forecasted to return to pre-pandemic levels as we welcome over 1 million passengers, and anticipate significant future growth in the coming years for this important l line of business. I celebrate this news and want to congratulate our staff and port community who helped us ensure fiscal responsibility," explained Paul Anderson, Port Tampa Bay President & CEO.
Fitch Ratings evaluates the port as Hillsborough County Port District each year. To learn more about Fitch Ratings, visit https://www.fitchratings.com