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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?

25th Jul 2016
Port of Dover Statement - Last Weekend's Travel Situation
The Port of Dover shares public frustration at the French border control situation which impacted so badly on the holiday getaway weekend....

23rd Jul 2016
UPDATE: Port of Dover - French Border Control
We have been experiencing an exceptional security situation at French border controls situated within the Port of Dover....

14th Jul 2016
Dover Western Docks Revival project achieves sustainability excellence award
The Port of Dover secured a top sustainability award from CEEQUAL for the port's flagship development of the Western Docks and the town's waterfront, the Dover Western Docks Revival (DW...

11th Jul 2016
Goodwin Sands Marine Licence Application Open Meeting
The Port has made special arrangements for representatives of Save our Sands (SOS) and coastal parish and local councils to have the opportunity to attend an Open Meeting with world-class experts...

Goodwin Sands Aggregate Dredging Environmental Statement: Volume I , Volume II , Volume III and the Marine Licence Application .
QUITE SIMPLY: The commitment is to be the Best Port in the World for the benefit of our customers and community

Port of Dover, Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, CT17 9BU
Tel: +44 (0) 1304 240400 Fax: +44 (0) 1304 240465
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