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Mission of Port Milwaukee

The mission of the 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 to support public recreation, leisure, and other uses the Port deems to be in the public interest.

To fulfill this mission, Port Milwaukee administers operations on the 467 acres that make up the Port. The Port promotes shipping and commerce throughout the region by providing access to domestic and international ships, rail, and over-the-road transportation.