About the Port
The Port of Milford Haven is a leading UK shipping gateway handling liquid, bulk, break bulk and heavy lift cargoes. It is known as the UK's largest energy port and is capable of delivering 30% of the UK gas demand.
Alongside an expert marine division which includes a state of the art navigation simulator, the Port's operational interests include Milford Fish Docks, Pembroke Port, Milford Marina, Haven's Head Retail Park and Pembroke Dock Ferry Terminal. It has a diverse commercial property portfolio covering light and heavy industrial units, office and retail spaces and warehousing.
Two flagship projects, Milford Waterfront and Pembroke Dock Marine, will further expand the Port of Milford Haven's business portfolio and create new opportunities in retail, leisure, tourism and renewables within the region.
Key strategic advantages
It has the following key strategic advantages:
- 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
- High capacity gas and oil pipelines and electricity connections to the centre of the UK
The South Wales Energy Network (click to enlarge)
The Port currently serves: Valero Refinery and Valero Pembrokeshire Oil Terminal, Puma Energy, South Hook LNG and Dragon LNG. Cargoes are received from the North Sea, North and West Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe and processed materials are transported domestically and internationally. The waterway is also home to Europe’s largest gas-fired power station, Pembroke Power Station, built by RWE nPower. A diverse high-skill supply chain has developed locally to support the energy sector which is increasingly incorporating the marine renewable energy sector.