Newport Harbour Commissioners


Latest news:

New M4 proposal

Proposals for the new M4 south of Newport are now out for consultation.
They involve the construction of a bridge over the Rivers Usk, Ebbw and
near Newport Docks. The Commissioners will be objecting to these
proposals as any bridge could restrict severely the passage of vessels in the area.

Harbour Dues
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that from the first day of January 2015 the Newport Harbour Commissioners as the Harbour Authority for Newport, South Wales will levy on all vessels entering and using the Harbour the dues set out hereto.

See HERE for details


The Newport Harbour Commissioners is a body created by Statute and covered by the Newport (South Wales) Harbour Acts and Orders 1836 to 2003.

Newport Docks, Usk and estuary

Area of Jurisdiction

As defined in the Newport (Monmouthshire) Harbour Act 1890. Those parts of the Bristol Channel and Rivers Usk and Ebbw which lie between an imaginary line drawn in a S.79°W. true direction from Goldcliff until it meets the shore of the Bristol Channel eastward of the Peterstone Wentlooge Church and the bridge over the River Usk at Newbridge and the bridge carrying the South Wales Railway of the Great Western Railway Company over the River Ebbw and the banks and shores of such parts of the said channel and rivers and any works on such banks and shores and all streams, pools, creeks, havens, bays and inlets within those limits.


Safety and navigation
(as required by Port Marine Safety Code and various statutes and regulations):



Environmental Management