The most easterly of ABP's South Wales Ports, Newport has excellent links to the nearby M4 and direct rail connections. The port occupies a prime location to service the UK's main industrial and commercial regions. ABP has invested significantly in Newport over the past few years, in schemes such as new warehousing facilities, open storage areas, and additional rail sidings. The Port of Newport is a steel, metals, recycling, and renewable energy hub.
Regular shipments of bulk cargo including clay, aggregates, and agribulks are accommodated at Newport, with value-added services available
The port has over 8 ha of open storage available for port energy-related cargoes
Minerals and ores
Steel and other metals
Key statistics and berthing information
Total port acreage = 685 acres
|Maximum theoretical acceptance of the lock*|
|Dock, Jetty or Quay||Quay length||Depth of Water||Length||Beam||Draught||Approx. dwt|
|South||5,569 m||11.1 m||244 m||30.1 m||10.4 m||40,000|
|North||2,450 m||8.2 m||122 m*||17.0 m||7.6 m||8,000|
*actual acceptance on specific berths is subject to the details set out in the acceptance table (click here to view) and in some cases subject to Harbour Master approval.