Newport Harbour Commissioners


Chair's summary report on Commissioner's activities



We are currently in the process of appointing a Commissioner for a period of three years commencing 1st November 2016. The deadline for receipt of completed application forms is 8th September 2016

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):

Recently issued Notices to Mariners can be accessed HERE



Environmental Management