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  • At the end of every cruise season the port reviews it’s entire operation with the aim of continually improving the service it provides. As part of the ports improvement strategy, research has been undertaken over the last three years which has yielded some fantastic results for the local area. The research has been based on the activities that cruise passengers undertake whilst in port and helps put to bed the myth that all cruise passengers visiting Portland Port go to Stonehenge.

    2018-10-26 - read story »

  • Portland Harbour Authority Limited is herewith inviting individuals, organisations, clubs and other local societies who are interested in being sponsored by the Authority in 2019, to advise us in writing, outlining their requests.

    2018-10-25 - read story »

  • New Local Notice to Mariners and General Directions can be viewed here.

    2018-10-08 - read story »

  • Portland Harbour Authority invite interested parties to a drop-in session to find out more about our plans to apply to Defra for a fisheries order legally known as a Several Order. Several Orders are granted for setting up or improving private shellfisheries and in this case will relate to crustaceans and molluscs. In securing the Order the harbour authority’s policy is one of “being supportive of improving the cultivation/ management of the fishery but in doing so it must be mindful of the activities of the harbour’s existing users and the environment.”

    2018-09-13 - read story »

  • As from the 16th August there will be new byelaws coming in to effect for Portland Port and its estate, which will affect all users of the port estate.

    2018-08-15 - read story »

  • The Spirit of Portland Festival is a week-long series of events which is held every year as a celebration of Portland’s unique heritage, culture and natural environment. This year the festival was held from 27th July through to the 5th August, and included a garden party, an interpretative walk of Tout Quarry Sculpture Park, an archaeological dig, a boat trip of the fleet and an opportunity to meet Portland Port as just a few examples of what was on offer.

    2018-08-15 - read story »