On December 12, 2016, the Port of Cleveland's Board of Directors approved a resolution adopting an Updated Strategic Plan for 2017-2022. The Port fosters job creation and economic vitality in Greater Cleveland. Our maritime services and assets add value and result in a competitive advantage for regional firms competing globally. The Port also tackles challenges tied directly to jobs, quality of place, and environmental sustainability through innovative development financing services and selective public investments in critical harbor projects. The Port of Cleveland will be known as the premier port of the Great Lakes: highly effective, efficient, innovative, and trusted in delivering its mission of spurring economic vitality and job creation for Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.