It offers a safe, sheltered and deep harbour for all vessels, from small yachts to some of the largest cruise ships in the world. Located near the English Channel shipping lanes, Portland is an important port for cargo ships, cruise ships and maintains a strong relationship with the Royal Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
Alongside the commercial operations is a range of leisure activities such as fishing, diving and kite surfing. Portland Port is also a hub for marine technology research.
Portland Port’s location, scale and facilities make it a key economic hub. The port and its tenants are now a major employer within the local economy which are further supported by Portland Port’s charitable activities.
Since its acquisition in 1996, Langham Industries have embarked on an extensive development plan and continues to invest in the port’s potential.