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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?

28th Jul 2015
Operation Stack remains in place @08.00hrs on 28.07.15
Operation Stack (M20 closed coast-bound junctions 8 to 9) remains in place due to on-going disruptions in Calais and earlier problems at the Channel Tunnel. The Port of Dover remains open for bus...

27th Jul 2015
Port of Dover Community Fund - first wave of local projects begin to benefit
An independent panel has selected the first projects that are to benefit from the Port of Dover Community Fund....

26th Jul 2015
DFDS Seaways services to Port of Calais suspended
Following further action at the Port of Calais affecting its services, DFDS Seaways has currently suspended sailings to Calais until 28th July. It will continue to operate additional services to ...

16th Jul 2015
New freight capacity on English Channel as P&O Ferries boosts fleet for peak summer season
P&O Ferries has acted to meet strong demand in the English Channel ferry market and offer more choice to its customers by bringing a sixth ship back into service on the route....

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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