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:
Cargo Handled (metric tons)
April 17, 2020 - “As expected, we received formal notification that some planned passenger cruise ship visits at Port Milwaukee in the summer of 2020 have been postponed, including cruise calls by the Pearl Mist in June, in accordance with updated guidance from...
March 25, 2020 - The challenges presented by COVID-19 and the associated public health precautions have not stopped commercial activity at Port Milwaukee. Transportation operations including rail, trucking, and shipping continue on Jones Island. Port tenants and terminal facilities on Jones Island remain in operation...
February 13, 2020 - Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will unveil a major new development at Port Milwaukee Thursday morning. The Port, in coordination with The DeLong Company, will establish a $31-million agricultural product export facility.