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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?

17th Oct 2014
Minister sees positive vision of the future alongside world class Port of Dover operation
The team at the Port of Dover was delighted to welcome Minister of State for Transport, the Rt Hon John Hayes MP, for a tour of the Port and discussions on how the UK's busiest port is under...

17th Oct 2014
Port of Dover Statement on Ebola
The recent decision by the Government to screen for Ebola at certain major UK gateways is a direct response to the current crisis in West Africa. Whilst the Government says the risk to the UK is ...

13th Oct 2014
Port celebrates new powers to deliver for Dover
Celebrating a landmark achievement in the rich and varied history of the Port of Dover, the Dover Harbour Board is delighted to confirm the Marine Management Organisation has approved the Board&#...

13th Oct 2014
Port of Dover Bursary Scheme
Are you aged between 16 and 24? Live in Dover? Due to start a degree course in September 2015? Then this bursary scheme could provide you with valuable funding and potential career opportunities....

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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