About Port Tampa Bay

Port Tampa Bay is by far Florida’s largest port, handling over 37 million tons of cargo per year.  This represents nearly one-third of all cargo moving in and out of the state of Florida. This embraces virtually every imaginable commodity, including vehicles and oversized project cargos, from all corners of the world. Top trade partners include Brazil, Trinidad, Mexico, Honduras, Canada, India , Japan, Colombia, China, and Venezuela.  We are also Florida’s largest port in terms of physical size (and one of the largest in the country)  encompassing over 5000 acres. 

At the same time, the Port of Tampa Bay has emerged among the top eight U.S. cruise ports, smoothly serving nearly 1 million passengers a year.