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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 England 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 Sep 2019
Port of Dover Vessel Traffic Service team launches mobile app for marine stakeholders
After several months of development with technology experts, the VTS team at the world's busiest passenger port has launched a new mobile app especially for mariners, providing live, up to date i...

27th Aug 2019
Hurtigruten launches first ever departures from Dover
New route revealed as part of new Norway Expedition 2021/22 programme....

22nd Aug 2019
Port of Dover looks ahead to a promising future after multiple awards success
The Port of Dover has proven its unrelenting national and international business credentials with five finalist entries in a string of high profile, reputable industry awards categories this year...

14th Aug 2019
Port of Dover appoints a Chief Operations Officer
Following a thorough process, the Port has appointed Sarah West into the position of Chief Operations Officer (COO). ...

QUITE SIMPLY: The commitment is to be the Best Port in the World for the benefit of our customers and community

Port of Dover, Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, CT17 9BU
Tel: +44 (0) 1304 240400 Fax: +44 (0) 1304 240465
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