Port Milwaukee is southeastern Wisconsin’s preeminent distribution connection for access to domestic and world markets.
Port Milwaukee offers comprehensive surface transportation alternatives, including by sea, rail, and interstate.
Port Milwaukee provides optimal handling for a variety of cargoes and specialty equipment.
Port Milwaukee has a diverse array of properties available for immediate commercial use.
Port Milwaukee is a premiere destination for tourists seeking a diverse and vibrant travel experience.
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:
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November 8, 2021 - Port Milwaukee is seeking high-quality proposals from prospective tenants for development at its South Shore Cruise Dock. This waterfront five-acre site, located immediately east of the Lake Express High Speed Ferry terminal, is available for development of recreational, entertainment, tourism, cultural, passenger vessel and public access uses that will enhance the Port’s future growth.
October 15, 2021 - Port Milwaukee and The DeLong Company, Inc. celebrated the groundbreaking on a nearly $35-million agricultural maritime export facility on Jones Island. Representatives from the Port, DeLong and the City of Milwaukee were joined by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Representative Gwen Moore, federal, state and local officials, and Port customers and stakeholders to highlight this major investment that will create jobs, support Wisconsin’s agriculture industry, and grow the regional economy.
September 14, 2021 - Fednav Limited, a Port Milwaukee global shipping partner, is launching a new tree planting initiative in the City of Milwaukee to promote environmental stewardship and community revitalization.