Ports in Wales


Each year Welsh ports handle 9%, (around 53m tonnes) of UK freight
Including significant volumes of ferry traffic, oil and gas, containers, steel, biomass and bulk cargo as well as other offshore renewable cargoes.

Welsh Ports also provide vital facilities for cruise ships, marine and leisure activities and the fishing industry. Supporting almost 11,000 jobs at the ports and sustaining other vital parts of the economy.


In Wales the BPA provides the only forums through which ports can have direct contact with their respective governments and Ministers. Central to this activity is producing data on the value and economic contribution of each country’s ports to its economy.

Devolved Assembly Election Briefings

We have produce a number of election briefings for Wales which can all be found below.