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26/08/2014‘Wave’ of support for local tombstoning awareness event
‘Wave’ of support for local tombstoning awareness event

A unique event involving a live multi-agency exercise was held at Milford Dock on Friday (22nd August) in order to raise awareness amongst young people of the hidden dangers of jumping from height into the waters around the town’s busy port and coastline. Thirty young people from Milford Haven [Read full story]

26/08/2014Scholarship Scheme launched for Pembrokeshire students
Scholarship Scheme launched for Pembrokeshire students

Undergraduate students from Pembrokeshire are being offered the chance to apply for a scholarship and work experience at the UK’s third largest port. The Port of Milford Haven has today launched its annual Scholarship Scheme which offers four students awards of £1,500. The scheme is now in its [Read full story]

20/08/2014Ocean Princess returns to the Port of Milford Haven
Ocean Princess returns to the Port of Milford Haven

The cruise ship Ocean Princess will return to Milford Haven tomorrow (21st August) for the third time this season, with almost 700 passengers on board. The vessel, which is operated by Princess Cruise Line, is due to arrive at 0800hrs and will be in port until 1700hrs. Several quayside events have [Read full story]

14/08/2014Port of Milford Haven to welcome Ocean Princess this weekend
Port of Milford Haven to welcome Ocean Princess this weekend

Almost 700 passengers will sail into Milford Haven this Sunday (17th August) on board the cruise ship Ocean Princess. The vessel, which is operated by Princess Cruise Line, is due to arrive from Dublin at 0730hrs and will be in port until 1600hrs before departing for St. Helier. Several quayside [Read full story]

01/08/2014Ocean Princess to cruise into Milford Haven
Ocean Princess to cruise into Milford Haven

Over 800 passengers will sail into Milford Haven on Tuesday 5th August on board the cruise ship Ocean Princess. The vessel, which is operated by Princess Cruise Line, is due to arrive from the Channel Isles at 08:00hrs and will be in port until 17:00hrs before departing for Dublin. Several quayside [Read full story]

30/07/2014Partnership educates students about the Milford Haven Waterway
Partnership educates students about the Milford Haven Waterway

A partnership which has taught every year six pupil living near the Milford Haven Waterway about its significance to the economy and environment has been hailed a success. The Port of Milford Haven teamed up with the Dragon LNG Darwin Experience at the start of the year with the aim of educating [Read full story]

18/07/2014Concerns over the safety of youngsters ‘tombstoning’ at Milford Dock
Concerns over the safety of youngsters ‘tombstoning’ at Milford Dock

Young people in Milford Haven are being warned about the hazards of jumping into the town’s dock in an activity known as ‘tombstoning’, which is on the increase due to the recent hot weather. The team at Milford Dock are concerned that many people are not aware of the dangers of tombstoning [Read full story]

16/07/2014Message to the future shines light on next generation

Milford Haven pupils went back to the future last week, imagining themselves and Milford Haven in 25 years’ time, as part of a project to celebrate the big switch on for power at Liddeston Ridge Solar Park. Year 7 students at Milford Haven School were set the task of tackling climate change and [Read full story]

14/07/2014Marine renewable business opportunities forecast to surge at Pembroke Port
Marine renewable business opportunities forecast to surge at Pembroke Port

Pembrokeshire businesses are set to benefit from imminent developments in the renewable energy industry following two key announcements made by Marine Energy Pembrokeshire last week. The Crown Estate’s selection of Wave Hub - the organisation behind the world’s most advanced site for the [Read full story]

10/07/2014Sixth form students benefit from Port partnership
Sixth form students benefit from Port partnership

Students at Milford Haven School are benefitting from a state-of-the-art Sixth Form Study Centre thanks to a partnership formed with the Port of Milford Haven. Following three months of construction work, the new Study Centre was officially opened last week before the current Head Boy, Head Girl, [Read full story]

04/07/2014Port of Milford Haven hosts visit by Health and Safety Minister
Port of Milford Haven hosts visit by Health and Safety Minister

Last week (Thursday 26th June), the Port of Milford Haven was delighted to welcome Mike Penning MP, the Minister of State responsible for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), where he was given an update on new safety systems and current port projects. The visit began at Pembroke Port where the [Read full story]

06/06/2014Disadvantaged children enjoy an action-packed break in Pembrokeshire
Disadvantaged children enjoy an action-packed break in Pembrokeshire

A group of children from disadvantaged backgrounds have enjoyed a week-long visit to Pembrokeshire, thanks to support from the Port of Milford Haven. CCHF All About Kids is a charity that exists to give disadvantaged youngsters, aged between 7-11 from the South-East of England, respite breaks and [Read full story]

04/06/2014Port’s application for planning for its £70m development at Milford Dock is submitted
Port’s application for planning for its £70m development at Milford Dock is submitted

On Friday 30th May the Port submitted an application to Pembrokeshire County Council for Outline Planning Permission for its Milford Dock Master Plan.  Jeff Teague, Estates Director for the Port of Milford Haven and responsible for driving forward the plan, said that the Port’s aim is to [Read full story]

21/05/2014Piper visits Pembroke Port for D-Day remembrance voyage
Piper visits Pembroke Port for D-Day remembrance voyage

A set of pipes that replicated those played on a Normandy beach on D-Day seventy years ago have been showcased at Pembroke Port. Piper Karl Wainwright is part of the Millin-Montgomery Voyage which is a seaborne relay event in commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the largest seaborne [Read full story]

20/05/2014First cruise vessel of the season visits Pembroke Port this week
First cruise vessel of the season visits Pembroke Port this week

Pembrokeshire’s cruise season is due to get underway this week with the arrival of Silver Explorer at Pembroke Port on Wednesday 21st May. Operated by Silverseas Cruise Line, Silver Explorer is a small luxury expedition vessel and will have 130 passengers on board. She will arrive at Pembroke [Read full story]

20/05/2014Local community invited to have input into future plans at Wales’ largest Port
Local community invited to have input into future plans at Wales’ largest Port

The Port of Milford Haven will soon be holding its Annual Consultative Meeting and is inviting local residents, businesses, users of the Milford Haven Waterway and anyone who is connected to or affected by the Port, to attend. Following feedback from previous year’s events regarding timing, the [Read full story]

06/05/2014Your Port, Your Community:The Port of Milford Haven seeks opinions on its role
Your Port, Your Community:The Port of Milford Haven seeks opinions on its role

Calling on anyone with a personal or professional interest in what happens at the Port of Milford Haven.  Your Port wants to hear from you. The Port of Milford Haven has begun a wide reaching survey in order to understand current perceptions and expectations amongst all its stakeholders, which [Read full story]

24/04/20141,000 tonne crane lifts a major piece of the jigsaw into Milford Dock’s new Lock
1,000 tonne crane lifts a major piece of the jigsaw into Milford Dock’s new Lock

A huge, 100 tonne piece of concrete, forming a key part of the new £6m Milford Dock Lock has been lowered into place.  The culmination of months of careful preparation, the concrete sill will sit at the foot of two giant new gates that will be installed in coming months.   A major challenge for [Read full story]

23/04/2014Easter Eggstravaganza at Milford Marina pulls in the crowds
Easter Eggstravaganza at Milford Marina pulls in the crowds

The sun was shining on Milford Marina on Easter Saturday as the Port of Milford Haven welcomed almost 300 visitors to the Easter Eggstravaganza outside Milford Haven Museum. Panic Circus, Pembrokeshire Mascots, Phil the Magician, and stilt walker and unicyclist Saul Baum entertained families [Read full story]

07/04/2014The Port of Milford Haven’s annual results for 2013 are announced
The Port of Milford Haven’s annual results for 2013 are announced

The Port of Milford Haven has reported turnover for 2013 was £22.5m, slightly down on 2012 (£22.7m), with pre-tax profits just under £1.5m, down from over £4.1m the previous year. Cargo tonnage was 41m tonnes, up by 1m on 2012. The Port, responsible for the handling and safe navigation of [Read full story]

28/03/2014RYA Active Marina Partnership Unites Milford Marina and Neyland Yacht Haven
RYA Active Marina Partnership Unites Milford Marina and Neyland Yacht Haven

Last Saturday saw the launch of an exciting new partnership between Milford Marina and Neyland Yacht Haven, designed to help berth holders at both marinas get the most out of their boat. The two marinas have united to give all berth holders an enhanced calendar of safety, training and social events [Read full story]

28/03/2014Port’s solar park switched on as the next phase gets underway
Port’s solar park switched on as the next phase gets underway

The Port of Milford Haven’s Liddeston Ridge site has been switched on and is generating electricity. The 20,000 panel solar park will generate up to 5mWh of electricity, enough to power a thousand homes. However, it is running at 25% while Western Power complete upgrades to the lines connecting [Read full story]

19/03/2014Marine Energy delegates flow into Pembrokeshire
Marine Energy delegates flow into Pembrokeshire

Last week, Marine Energy Pembrokeshire held its fifth annual seminar at the Cleddau Bridge Hotel, Pembroke Dock. The fully booked event chaired by Martin Murphy, MD of Tidal Energy Limited attracted over 150 delegates with a working interest in the sector.  A supportive and powerful keynote [Read full story]

19/03/2014Royal Dockyard celebrated at official book launch
Royal Dockyard celebrated at official book launch

The history of the Royal Dockyard at Pembroke Dock was celebrated last week at the official launch of the highly acclaimed book ‘Pembroke Dockyard and the Old Navy, A Bicentennial History’ by author Lieutenant- Commander Lawrie Phillips. The Port of Milford Haven hosted the event at the Old [Read full story]

19/03/2014Public exhibition to unveil the future for Milford Dock
Public exhibition to unveil the future for Milford Dock

Businesses, residents and the local community are being urged to come along and view the Port’s plans for the redevelopment of Milford Dock.  A public exhibition detailing proposals for the Dock’s biggest ever development will be on display next Thursday 27th March at Suite 13, Cedar Court, [Read full story]

12/03/2014PATCH named the Port of Milford Haven’s Charity of the Year
PATCH named the Port of Milford Haven’s Charity of the Year

A charity that aims to relieve the effects of poverty in Pembrokeshire has been named the Port of Milford Haven’s Charity of the Year for 2014. PATCH (Pembrokeshire Action to Combat Hardship) was selected by Port employees to receive both financial and in-kind support.  PATCH has been [Read full story]

11/03/2014Statement: Mustang Marine Administration

Alec Don, Chief Executive of the Port of Milford Haven “The Port of Milford Haven is a 50% shareholder and remains a separate corporate entity to Mustang Marine. The Port is not liable for Mustang’s debts. Any specific questions about that business, including queries about creditors, must be [Read full story]

10/03/2014Neighbours unite for Active Marinas Scheme
Neighbours unite for Active Marinas Scheme

Sailors and power boaters in West Wales can take advantage of the successful RYA Active Marinas programme for the first time, thanks to two neighbouring marinas working together in a unique partnership. Milford Marina and Neyland Yacht Haven are the first in West Wales to become part of the RYA [Read full story]

10/01/2014Four Pembrokeshire students secure scholarships from the UK’s third largest Port
Four Pembrokeshire students secure scholarships from the UK’s third largest Port

Four Pembrokeshire students have been presented with scholarships from Wales’ largest port, providing them with a financial reward and a valuable four week work placement. The Port of Milford Haven’s scholarship scheme has supported over fifty graduates from Pembrokeshire in their pursuit of [Read full story]