Freight volumes in 2017 reached a new record as Portland Port handled nearly 500,000 tonnes of cargo during the year, an increase of over 23% compared to 2016.
2018-03-20 - read story »
On the 27th February four of Portland Port’s Police Support Officers attended Weymouth Magistrates Court to be attested to the office of Constable.
2018-02-28 - read story »
New Local Notice to Mariners and General Directions can be viewed here.
2018-01-26 - read story »
On 9th January 2018, Portland Port were pleased to officially sign lease documents with Inter Marine UK Limited, who will now have their UK headquarters based in the port estate.
2018-01-15 - read story »
Portland Port’s 2018 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest number of cruise calls and passengers to date. Overall the port is expecting to handle 32 cruise ships bringing nearly 39,000 passengers into Portland. Over the last 10 years the numbers have grown substantially from just 4 calls and 2,000 passengers in 2009 to the record breaking figures for 2018. This is a trend that Portland Port is keen to continue.
2018-01-08 - read story »
Some cruise calls this year have been lucky enough to have a quayside display of vehicles and volunteers from the newly opened Castletown D-Day Centre. Passengers were able to enjoy sitting in the vehicles, trying on helmets, chatting to the volunteers and having their pictures taken.
2017-12-08 - read story »