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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?

14th Sep 2014
Port of Dover Exercise
The major live multi-agency exercise has successfully concluded. The Port re-opened at 0435hrs on Sunday 14th September 2014....

11th Sep 2014
A New Community Fund For Dover
The Port of Dover is working hard to establish a new community fund for Dover but would like your ideas to help make it really effective....

8th Sep 2014
Dover farewell to Holland America Lines' cruise ship Ryndam
Holland America Line cruise ship Ryndam and its passengers were given a fond farewell with the Port of Dover's tugs saluting its valued customer with water cannons as the ship departed for t...

1st Sep 2014
Passenger Surprise at Dover Ferry Port
2.3 million tourist passengers passed through the Port of Dover this summer, making it a fantastic year for Europe's leading ferry port with 2.5% extra passengers using the ferry services co...

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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