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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?

26th Nov 2015
Port bobby's 40 years on the front line is hard to beat
Staying in any job for 40 years is a major achievement - but spending those decades at the sharp end of policing is rare....

24th Nov 2015
Picturing the future - it's time to deliver for Dover!
Burlington House is coming down and from its remains will be created the foundations for the Port's Dover Western Docks Revival scheme. The Prince of Wales Pier has been given the green lig...

24th Nov 2015
Cruise specialist joins Port of Dover
A business development expert who has worked for one of the world's leading cruise lines has joined the Port of Dover in a drive to bring more ships to the UK and to showcase Kent and Dover ...

18th Nov 2015
Passenger advice following events in France
The Port is advising customers to allow plenty of time to travel via the Port of Dover to Calais and Dunkirk....

QUITE SIMPLY: The commitment is to be the Best Port in the World for the benefit of our customers and community

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