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Global Trade Hub

Port Milwaukee is southeastern Wisconsin’s preeminent distribution connection for access to domestic and world markets.

Port Milwaukee

Multimodal Transportation Solutions

Port Milwaukee offers comprehensive surface transportation alternatives, including by sea, rail, and interstate.

Port Milwaukee

Heavy Lift and Bulk Operations

Port Milwaukee provides optimal handling for a variety of cargoes and specialty equipment.

Port Milwaukee

Commercial Property Availability

Port Milwaukee has a diverse array of properties available for immediate commercial use.

Port Milwaukee

Cruise and Recreation Destination

Port Milwaukee is a premiere destination for tourists seeking a diverse and vibrant travel experience.

Port Milwaukee

Main Content

The mission of Port Milwaukee is to enhance the overall economic and social environment of the City and region by stimulating trade, business, and employment.

Consistent with the Port's water-related location, the Port shall strive to be a premier provider of transportation and distribution services for its commercial customers and support public recreation, leisure, and other uses the Port deems to be in the public interest.


Ongoing commercial activity at Port Milwaukee supports the following regional benefits annually:


Jobs Created

2.3 Million

Cargo Handled (metric tons)

$106.5 Million

Economic Activity

$88.1 Million

Income Generated

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May 1, 2024 - Port Milwaukee welcomed the Viking Octantis on Wednesday, May 1, as the first cruise ship to call on the city for the 2024 season.


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March 26, 2024 - Port Milwaukee is sending our sympathy to the Port of Baltimore community following Tuesday’s tragic bridge collapse.