TAMPA, Fla.— Port Tampa Bay is pleased to announce the reappointment of Commissioner Patrick H. Allman III, by Gov. Rick Scott, for a four-year term ending Feb. 6, 2018. Allman has sat on the seven-member board of the state’s largest sea port since August 2011.
Allman, 54, of Tampa, is general manager of Odyssey Manufacturing, in Tampa, and an active member of the maritime community. His appointment is subject to approval by the Florida Senate.
Tampa Port Authority regular board meetings are held at 9:30 a.m., the third Tuesday of each month, at the port authority’s headquarters, 1101 Channelside Drive, in Tampa. The monthly board meeting agenda is posted prior to the meetings, on the port authority web site.
The Tampa Port Authority (www.tampaport.com) administers Florida’s largest and one of the nation’s most diversified ports, handling a full array of cargoes. Also a premier cruise home port, the Port of Tampa is the largest economic engine in west and central Florida, generating nearly 100,000 jobs and billions of dollars in economic impact annually.
About Port Tampa Bay
Port Tampa Bay is Florida’s largest port and the largest economic engine in west central Florida, supporting nearly 80,000 jobs and generating almost $15 billion in annual economic impact. In addition to being a top 10 U.S. cruise port, the port handles a wide array of bulk, break bulk, containers and roll-on/roll-off cargoes, and is a major shipbuilding and repair center. The port was recently voted “Simply the Best” for world-class customer service in a Logistics Management Magazine reader poll. For more information, visit www.portTB.com