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11/08/2016Milford Waterfront sponsors Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards
Milford Waterfront sponsors Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards

Milford Waterfront has confirmed it is the proud sponsor of the 2016 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. The glittering ceremony will take place on Thursday 10th November at the Withybush Showground Pavilion where the winners of fifteen categories will be announced, including Best Eating Out Experience [Read full story]

10/08/2016Seabourn Quest to cruise into Milford Haven next week
Seabourn Quest to cruise into Milford Haven next week

A cruise vessel on a 28-day tour of the Norwegian Fjords and British Isles is due to call at the Port of Milford Haven next week. Seabourn Quest is expected to arrive in Pembrokeshire at 10:00hrs on Wednesday 17th August carrying approximately 450 passengers and 330 crew members. A number of [Read full story]

05/08/2016Young people offered activities ‘Under the Bridge’ at Milford Marina
Young people offered activities ‘Under the Bridge’ at Milford Marina

Urban music, arts and dance activities are being offered to young people at Milford Marina during the school holidays. For the second year running, the Port of Milford Haven has teamed up with the VC Gallery, Arts Care Gofal Celf, Milford Youth Matters, the Torch Theatre and Arts & Business Cymru [Read full story]

29/07/2016An eventful summer at Milford Marina
An eventful summer at Milford Marina

Milford Marina continues to be a hive of activity this summer as an exciting programme of events takes place over the coming months. Following the success of Milford Fish Festival in June, the marina is becoming a sought after location to stage everything from awards ceremonies to cruise calls. In [Read full story]

26/07/2016WAVE event promotes water safety to young people
WAVE event promotes water safety to young people

The importance of staying safe around the Milford Haven Waterway was highlighted to forty young people last weekend during the Port of Milford Haven’s annual WAVE event held at Pembrokeshire Yacht Club. The Port joined forces with a number of agencies to provide workshops focusing on the risks [Read full story]

15/07/2016Stakeholders invited to Port’s Annual Consultative Meeting
Stakeholders invited to Port’s Annual Consultative Meeting

The Port of Milford Haven is holding its Annual Consultative Meeting next week and is inviting its stakeholders to hear about its progress over the last year and learn about future plans.  The event is also a great opportunity for stakeholders to ask questions of the Port’s Board and senior [Read full story]

13/07/2016Powerboat P1 Championship contenders to visit Milford Marina
Powerboat P1 Championship contenders to visit Milford Marina

Milford Marina will play host to international powerboat championship contenders Daisy Coleman and her brother Sam Coleman when they visit Milford Marina in their powerboat this weekend to mark the marina’s 25th Anniversary. The two offshore powerboat racers, who are currently competing in the [Read full story]

11/07/2016Pilot Boat Incident

Updated 12/07/16 The Port of Milford Haven can confirm that in the early hours of Sunday morning (10th July) an incident occurred when its pilot vessel St Davids made hard contact with LNG carrier Lijmiliya during a routine transfer of pilot operation. The impact was such that it resulted in three [Read full story]

06/07/2016Port sponsors Torch Theatre’s Sunset Cinema programme
Port sponsors Torch Theatre’s Sunset Cinema programme

The Port of Milford Haven has confirmed it will be the main sponsor for the Torch Theatre’s Sunset Cinema programme for the next three years. This will enable the Torch Theatre to continue with its popular outdoor cinema screenings at venues across Pembrokeshire, including Milford Marina where [Read full story]

01/07/2016Pupils take on the Waterway Robotics Challenge
Pupils take on the Waterway Robotics Challenge

Pupils from Pembrokeshire have been learning how to build and program robots as part of a new educational project based on the Milford Haven Waterway. The Port of Milford Haven teamed up with Dark Sky Wales and the Dragon LNG Darwin Experience to run the Waterway Robotics Challenge in five schools, [Read full story]

29/06/2016Berth holders at Milford Marina to benefit from exclusive discounts
Berth holders at Milford Marina to benefit from exclusive discounts

A new scheme has recently been launched for berth holders at Milford Marina providing them with exclusive discounts at many of the local businesses in and around the area.  Berth holders who subscribe to an annual contract are now gifted with a ‘Gold Card’ which enables them to access [Read full story]

09/06/2016Places available for children’s cookery school at Milford Fish Festival
Places available for children’s cookery school at Milford Fish Festival

Preparations for Milford Fish Festival are stepping up a gear with only two weeks to go until thousands of visitors flock to the two-day event. Throughout Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June, an exciting line-up of bands and live entertainment will be on the main stage including The Review, The [Read full story]

13/05/2016Sponsorship opportunities available for Milford Fish Festival
Sponsorship opportunities available for Milford Fish Festival

Businesses are being offered a range of sponsorship opportunities in the run up to Milford Fish Festival, which takes place next month. Milford Haven Town Council has confirmed it will be supporting the Children’s Craft Workshop, along with a shuttle bus, which will transport visitors to and from [Read full story]

06/05/2016Milford Marina Safety Day
Milford Marina Safety Day

Boating enthusiasts have the chance to learn more about keeping safe whilst afloat next weekend at the Milford Marina Safety Day. The event takes place on Saturday 14th May between 9am-3pm and will feature demonstrations and safety checks from a range of organisations and agencies. QuinetiQ Firing [Read full story]

04/05/2016Two cruise calls scheduled in less than a week
Two cruise calls scheduled in less than a week

The 2016 cruise season at the Port of Milford Haven gets underway next week with two cruise vessels scheduled to visit Pembrokeshire. Silver Explorer, operated by Silversea Cruises, is due at Pembroke Port on Wednesday 11th May. The vessel is 108m in length, weighing 6,130 tons and can accommodate [Read full story]

29/04/2016Great British Bake Off chef to give cookery demos at Milford Fish Festival
Great British Bake Off chef to give cookery demos at Milford Fish Festival

Chetna Makan, star of the BAFTA award-winning cookery show The Great British Bake Off, will be kicking off the programme of cookery demonstrations at Milford Fish Festival this summer. Chetna was a semi-finalist in the baking competition in 2014, during which judge Paul Hollywood described her as [Read full story]

25/04/2016Positive results point to exciting future for Britain’s leading energy Port
Positive results point to exciting future for Britain’s leading energy Port

The Port of Milford Haven has published its accounts for 2015, showing a strong performance. The Port recorded a profit before tax of £4.4m with the port experiencing net growth in cargo volumes, up by over 10% on 2014 levels, at 37.8 million tonnes. Valero remained consistently busy and the Port [Read full story]

22/04/2016Unique schools engagement programme hailed a success
Unique schools engagement programme hailed a success

A group of sixty, year nine students from Milford Haven Comprehensive School are the first to complete a new educational programme unique to Pembrokeshire.  The programme, called ‘Coastal Curriculum’, is a collaborative initiative developed for the Port of Milford Haven by Pembrokeshire [Read full story]

14/04/2016Gordon Bennett! It’s all happening at Milford Marina
Gordon Bennett! It’s all happening at Milford Marina

Gordon Bennett’s, a new fish and chip shop and seafood restaurant, is now open at Milford Marina in Milford Haven. Milford Marina’s newest restaurant and take-away opened on 11th April 2016. Gordon Bennett’s offers traditional fish and chips and a range of seafood dishes making it the ideal [Read full story]

05/04/2016Port funds relaxation sessions for its Charitable Cause of the Year
Port funds relaxation sessions for its Charitable Cause of the Year

Cancer sufferers and their families are set to benefit from twelve months of relaxation sessions following a donation from the Port of Milford Haven. Pembrokeshire Cancer Support was voted the Port’s Charitable Cause of the Year by its staff at the start of 2016. The classes take place twice a [Read full story]

31/03/2016Stallholders encouraged to book their place at Milford Fish Festival
Stallholders encouraged to book their place at Milford Fish Festival

Potential exhibitors are being encouraged to book their space at Milford Fish Festival before the deadline in just four weeks time. Milford Fish Festival takes place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June this year and marks the start of Pembrokeshire Fish Week. This will be the second year that the [Read full story]

30/03/2016New pilot vessels set to keep Britain's largest energy Port operating in the toughest conditions
New pilot vessels set to keep Britain

St Brides, the first of three 19m pilot boats built by Mainstay Marine Solutions, has been delivered to the Port of Milford Haven and was officially blessed on Thursday 24th March by Father Harri Williams of St Katherine’s and St Peter’s Church, before coming into full service. The 48 tonne [Read full story]

21/03/2016Chocolate fans invited to join in the fun at Milford Marina
Chocolate fans invited to join in the fun at Milford Marina

The Port of Milford Haven invites all keen explorers to take part in an Easter Trail to be held around Milford Marina on Good Friday, 25 March. The trail starts at Milford Haven Museum and will run from 12 till 3pm.  Entry to the event is free and all entries will win a chocolate egg and mould.  [Read full story]

17/03/2016Once in a decade port channel dredging complete after stormy campaign
Once in a decade port channel dredging complete after stormy campaign

A £1.5m dredging campaign to clear the shipping channels and berths at the Port of Milford Haven has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on the river remain deep enough for some of the larger ships that use them.Nearly 180,000 [Read full story]

14/03/2016Port-based test for marine power device cements innovation partnership
Port-based test for marine power device cements innovation partnership

The successful testing of key components of a pioneering wave powered renewable energy technology at Pembroke Port has led to the signing of an agreement of closer collaboration between developers Marine Power Systems (MPS) and the facility’s operator, the Port of Milford Haven. The pump that is [Read full story]

04/03/2016Milford Fish Docks pop-up school of fish shows seafood is back on the menu
Milford Fish Docks pop-up school of fish shows seafood is back on the menu

Training sessions hosted at the Milford Fish Docks have proved a huge success with business owners and enthusiasts from across West Wales at the fully booked pop-up school of fish filleting. The workshops, held in Wales’ biggest fishing port, were primarily aimed at the hospitality industry, [Read full story]

01/03/2016Flexible workspace available at Milford Marina
Flexible workspace available at Milford Marina

If you’re a freelancer or work from home but want access to shared office and co-working space without the long term commitment, then Indycube could have the solution for you. Indycube specialises in providing high specification workspaces and meeting rooms that can be hired for as little as £12 [Read full story]

24/02/2016Port shines a light on Pembrokeshire Yacht Club
Port shines a light on Pembrokeshire Yacht Club

Members of Pembrokeshire Yacht Club have strengthened their commitment to safety on the Waterway after securing sponsorship from the Port of Milford Haven. The club applied to the Port’s Community Fund in order to purchase new navigation lights for their five longboats which are used by the [Read full story]

24/02/2016Commercial food scraps needn’t end up on the scrapheap, report reveals

A report compiled for the Port of Milford Haven has estimated that Pembrokeshire generates around 15,000 tonnes of waste food from commercial and industrial premises each year. The study also revealed that the total organic waste produced by businesses such as shops, cafés and food producers [Read full story]

17/02/2016Request For Proposal For Vessel Mooring Line Handling Services

The Port of Milford Haven seeks to engage the services of a contractor who can provide the manpower, expertise and plant to be able to assist vessels in making fast or letting go from berths owned and operated by Puma Energy and SemLogistics within the confines of Milford Haven. Interested parties [Read full story]

09/02/2016Prosecution

The Port of Milford Haven has, under Port byelaws, successfully prosecuted the skipper of a fishing vessel who admitted in court to causing an incident at sea due to falling asleep at the wheel.  Haverfordwest Magistrates Court heard that on 28th October 2015, the skipper was navigating his 45ft [Read full story]

08/02/2016Website Development Tender Opportunity

The Port of Milford Haven is seeking the services of a digital partner to develop two new websites for the Milford Dock Master Plan destination and Milford Marina. Interested parties should email tenders@mhpa.co.uk for a copy of the Invitation to Tender document and brief. The deadline for the [Read full story]

29/01/2016New Director to lead pull for new business in UK's top energy port
New Director to lead pull for new business in UK

Wales’ biggest port, The Port of Milford Haven, has appointed a new head of operations for Pembroke and Milford Docks tasked, among other roles, with bringing new business into the Port.Natalie Britton is the new Director of Operations and Commercial at Pembroke and Milford Docks and will take [Read full story]

29/01/2016Milford Fish Festival to return as part of Pembrokeshire Fish Week
Milford Fish Festival to return as part of Pembrokeshire Fish Week

Milford Fish Festival, which was organised and run by the Port of Milford Haven for the first time in 2015, is to return again this year, kicking off a week-long timetable of events scheduled for Pembrokeshire County Council’s Pembrokeshire Fish Week.2015 was a successful year for Milford Haven, [Read full story]

26/01/2016Pembrokeshire Cancer Support named Port’s Charitable Cause of the Year
Pembrokeshire Cancer Support named Port’s Charitable Cause of the Year

Pembrokeshire Cancer Support has been chosen to be the Port of Milford Haven’s Charitable Cause of the Year throughout 2016. It was selected by the Port’s 180-strong workforce after a nomination process in December. The initiative is in its third year and in the past has helped PATCH [Read full story]

14/01/2016Pembrokeshire students selected to receive Port Scholarships

Four Pembrokeshire students have been awarded scholarships from the Port of Milford Haven which will see them receive a financial award, plus a four week work placement. Bethan Rogers, Hannah Taylor, Isabel Harries and Guto Harries successfully applied to the UK’s top energy port for the four [Read full story]

07/01/2016Mooring contractor prosecuted for causing navigation hazard in the Milford Haven Waterway
Mooring contractor prosecuted for causing navigation hazard in the Milford Haven Waterway

A local mooring contractor from Landshipping has been prosecuted by the Port of Milford Haven for causing a hazard to navigation in the Waterway. Haverfordwest Magistrates Court heard that on 6th August 2015 the yacht ‘Liberation’ was found adrift whilst still secured to a mooring. Although the [Read full story]