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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?

2nd Jul 2015
Ongoing Industrial Action at Port of Calais UPDATE 02.07.15 @2000hrs
Following a sustained period of industrial action in France commencing at 1420 BST on 29th June, the Port of Calais is now operating two berths which is allowing P&O Ferries to run a full ser...

2nd Jul 2015
Minister sees scale of impact of industrial action on key transport corridor
The Ports and Shipping Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, has today travelled through Kent to the Port of Dover in order to see first hand the scale of disruption caused by ongoing industrial action i...

1st Jul 2015
Multi-Lingual Operation Stack Information
Due to traffic congestion, all freight vehicles should report to Junction 8 of the M20 and wait there. Freight vehicles heading down the M2 will be diverted to join the queue on the M20 . ...

25th Jun 2015
Port of Dover signs major contract for Dover Western Docks Revival project
Having committed itself to transforming the Western Docks with a new cargo terminal supported by an exciting waterfront development and potential marina, the Port of Dover has taken another major...

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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