About The Port Authority

The Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority (DWCPA) was established to plan, develop, and promote Detroit as a freight transportation and distribution hub for U.S. Midwest and southwestern Ontario businesses and their customers and vendors, for the purpose of fostering economic growth in the City of Detroit, Wayne County, and the State of Michigan.

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Planning an Event?
Consider hosting your next event at the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Public Dock and Terminal, one of Detroit’s newest premier venues.  Located on the Riverwalk, at the heart of downtown, the building offers some of the most spectacular views in the city.  Indoor and outdoor spaces are available and can accommodate up to 500 guests.  For more information, or to request a reservation click below.
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Recent News

Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Appoints Executive Director

Detroit— August 7, 2014 — Today at the Board of Directors Meeting, the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Board of Directors unanimously appointed John Loftus to be the next Executive Director of the Port Authority.

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Public Dock & Terminal
Location:  42° 19' 37" N, 83° 02' 29" W

The DWCPA Public Terminal is proud to offer one of the finest docking facilities on the Great Lakes.  Our dock can accommodate vessels up to 500’ in length and provides electrical hook-up, pump-out, waste disposal, and water services.   For more information, or to make a reservation, please contact us today at 313-259-5091.

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