JOC.com Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi talks to Port Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson on the sidelines of TPM 2016 about the port’s cargo mix, where it sees growth opportunities, new cranes that will increase the size of the ships the port can handle, and what they mean for competition among Gulf Coast ports.
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Port Tampa Bay hosts successful and insightful conference/port tour for International Pineapple Organization
Nation’s first unit train-to-pipeline distribution system and intermodal hub nears completion at Port of Tampa
09 Apr 2016
Port Tampa Bay hopes its new post-Panamax cranes will help propel its fast-growing, but low volume container business by attracting new services and encourage the two carriers that call the Florida port to deploy larger vessels and bring more volume.
15 Feb 2016
The eyes of Texas and other U.S. Gulf ports are fixed on the opening of the new Panama Canal locks later this spring. Port executives expect the long-delayed opening to post-Panamax vessel traffic will be a seminal event in the growth of their volumes, but later rather than sooner.
23 Sep 2015
Florida’s Port Tampa Bay joins the ranks of other U.S. Southeast ports that will soon be able to handle direct imports of select cold-treated produce from South America, bringing new business to the Sunshine State and cutting logistics costs for produce shippers.
03 Sep 2015
Port Tampa Bay president and CEO Paul Anderson has been named chairman of Florida’s ports council, where all 15 of the state’s public seaports have been making a concerted effort of late to lure new business to the Sunshine State’s marine gateways.
28 Aug 2015
South Florida ports are readying themselves for gale force winds and a downpour of rain as Tropical Storm Erika prepares to make landfall in the Sunshine State this Monday.