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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?

24th Apr 2015
Ongoing transformation of the Port of Dover keeps the UK economy moving
Customers travelling through the Port of Dover will now have a new experience when they arrive to Europe's busiest ferry port, thanks to the demolition of the Outward Vehicle Deck (OVD) as p...

24th Apr 2015
Push the boat out and join us for Dover Marina Open Day
On Saturday 16th May, Dover Marina Open Day returns to provide a marine-focused family event, to provide both budding mariners and those already enjoying the fantastic community benefits of saili...

22nd Apr 2015
Land and Sea Exhibition brings Port and community together to celebrate a shared maritime heritage
The first ever Land and Sea Exhibition has been hailed a success after over 100 local people attended the weekend of events. The Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club (RCPYC), working together with the ...

22nd Apr 2015
HRH The Princess Royal sees a shared maritime vision in action
The Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club (RCPYC) and the Port of Dover are honoured to have welcomed HRH The Princess Royal to Dover in her capacity as President of the Royal Yachting Association....

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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