Port of Milford Haven

About the Port

Energy Port

The Port of Milford Haven is the UK's largest energy port. The port is responsible for the safe movement of vessels on the Milford Haven Waterway, a deep water site on the western coast of the UK. The Port is the country’s largest handler of oil and gas, and is capable of delivering 30% of the UK gas demand.

Diverse industry application

In addition to meeting the needs of the oil and gas sector, the Port of Milford Haven is driving a dynamic diversification strategy and has a wide portfolio of specialisms covering:

The Port of Milford Haven is continuing to develop new opportunities and, in doing so, will contribute towards a brighter and more prosperous future for the people and businesses of Wales.

Key strategic advantages

It has the following key strategic advantages over other ports in the UK and Europe: 

  • Over 17.0m depth of water available at all states of tide and the ability to handle vessels with drafts of up to 22.0m
  • Proximity to Atlantic trade routes
  • No lock restrictions
  • High capacity gas and oil pipelines and electricity connections to the centre of the UK

The South Wales energy network

The South Wales Energy Network (click to enlarge)

Deep Sea Operations

The Port currently serves five major energy terminals; Valero Refinery, Puma Energy, South Hook LNG, Dragon LNG and the largest petroleum tank farm in the UK, SemLogistics. Together, these terminals receive cargoes from the North Sea, North and West Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe and re-deliver finished products to international destinations. More recently, the Haven was chosen as the site for Europe’s largest gas-fired power station - Pembroke Power Station, built by RWE nPower.

Quayside Operations

The Port of Milford Haven owns and operates Pembroke Port, Pembroke Dock Ferry Terminal, Milford Marina, Milford Fish Docks and Quayside Properties. Activities and services include cargo handling, fish landing, ferry operations, marina facilities and cruise calls. 

Two flagship projects, Milford Waterfront and Pembroke Dock Marine will expand the Port's business portfolio and further strengthen the Port's contribution towards regional economic growth.



West coast, deep water port for break bulk, dry bulk and project cargoes.

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Super-charged Enterprise Zones
Super-charged Enterprise Zones

Alec Don, Chief Executive at the Port of Milford Haven, calls for the establishment of super-charged enterprise zones in readiness for a post-Brexit business environment.

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Search for office, food processing, light industry, heavy industry, retail, and warehousing units available to rent at the Port.

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