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Welcome to the Port of Dover

Originally established in 1606, the principal activities of the Dover Harbour Board (DHB) are to administer and maintain the Port of Dover and its facilities and to develop resources to meet future demands.

The Port of Dover is Europe’s busiest ferry port, a vital international gateway for the movement of passengers and trade. It is also an award-winning cruise port, the second busiest in the UK and hosts some of the world’s most prestigious cruise lines. Other successful businesses include a cargo terminal, a top award-winning marina and several niche activities. The business mix is diverse.

 

Who Are We?

17th Nov 2017
Join us for the White Cliffs Christmas Opening Event
We have a packed festive programme in store for our grand opening of the White Cliffs Christmas on Saturday 25 November....

7th Nov 2017
DWDR team makes mammoth discovery
The team working on Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) has made a mammoth discovery after unearthing a fossilised mammoth tooth during the excavation of the Wellington Do...

19th Oct 2017
Reefer specialists Cool Carriers bring new trade to Dover
One of the world's largest reefer vessel operators has announced plans to trade through the Port of Dover from next year....

17th Oct 2017
Dover Western Docks Revival already providing boost to East Kent economy
The East Kent economy has received a boost from the principal contractor delivering the Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development....


Goodwin Sands Aggregate Dredging Environmental Statement:
Volume I, Volume II, Volume III, Marine Licence Application

Further Information (September 2016)
Further Information

Further Information (August 2017)
Further Environmental Information, Public Representation Response, Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3

Based on accepted methodology, Oxera have conducted a socio-economic impact assessment of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Oxera are leading international and independent economists who advise governments, policy makers, regulators, courts and companies around the world.
QUITE SIMPLY: The commitment is to be the Best Port in the World for the benefit of our customers and community
THE PORT OF DOVER - OFFICIAL SITE OF THE DOVER HARBOUR BOARD

Port of Dover, Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, CT17 9BU
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