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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?

30th Jun 2015
Road Traffic Incident at Eastern Docks Roundabout
he Port of Dover can confirm that a road traffic incident has taken place at the entrance to the Port at 1830hrs. Emergency services are at the scene and Port of Dover Police are assisting. ...

30th Jun 2015
Ongoing Industrial Action at Port of Calais UPDATE @16.30 hrs
The Port of Calais remains affected by an ongoing period of industrial action in France commencing at 1420 BST on 29th June. Ferry services to and from the Port of Dover continue to be affecte...

25th Jun 2015
Port of Dover signs major contract for Dover Western Docks Revival project
Having committed itself to transforming the Western Docks with a new cargo terminal supported by an exciting waterfront development and potential marina, the Port of Dover has taken another major...

24th Jun 2015
Industrial action in Port of Calais: local road traffic management update
Due to the on-going exceptional circumstances in the Port of Calais and following consultation with our partners, including Kent Police and Highways England, it has been agreed to temporarily sus...

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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