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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?

4th Aug 2015
Young prize winner takes VIP port tour and a seal
This week the Port of Dover laid on a special welcome to a local eight-year-old girl, Lyvia Eades, who won the kid's competition at this year's Dover Marina Open Day....

3rd Aug 2015
National Transport Awards shortlist Port of Dover for Port of the Year accolade
The Port of Dover has been shortlisted for the prestigious 'Port of the Year' award at this year's National Transport Awards. ...

3rd Aug 2015
Dover Harbour Board Chairman re-appointed
George Jenkins OBE has been re-appointed as Chairman of Dover Harbour Board (DHB), extending his chairmanship until 30 June 2016....

31st Jul 2015
Port delivers more despite ongoing challenges
Whilst images of vast numbers of freight vehicles waiting on the M20 might give the impression that things are not moving, yesterday the Port of Dover handled almost 8,500 of them, over 3% more t...

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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