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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?

19th Dec 2014
Port of Dover goes to town
What better way to say Merry Christmas to the local community than handing over the initial cheque to launch the Port of Dover Community Fund....

19th Dec 2014
Record freight volumes at Dover
The Port of Dover recorded its highest levels of freight traffic since 2007 with throughput in 2014 reaching 2,368,182 vehicles as of Wednesday 16 December 2014. As the Port handles £89bn w...

19th Dec 2014
Christmas reminds us of the importance of being together
A personal message from Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover...

15th Dec 2014
Kick-start 2015 with Port of Dover Race Festival
Thinking of your New Year's resolutions and ways of getting fit after Christmas? Europe's busiest ferry port is challenging runners and those looking for fun to come to Dover's awa...

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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