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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?

14th Dec 2018
Port development Giving Tree aims to make Christmas merrier for those in need
The Port's Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) team has truly captured the spirit of Christmas with a Giving Tree collection for a local charity....

7th Dec 2018
Port of Dover Community Fund helps Build a Future
The Port of Dover Community Fund is helping disadvantaged people Build a Future by providing £4,500 much needed funding to this Thanet Community Development Trust (TCDT) project offering pa...

30th Nov 2018
Port's flagship development supports local student through work placement
The Port's Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) team were recently visited by sixth form student Maddy Godden, aged 19, from Dover Grammar School for Girls as part of a student placement scheme to ...

27th Nov 2018
Port of Dover Community Fund supports Cinque Ports Community Kitchen Keen2Cater project
The Port of Dover Community Fund has provided £7500.00 to Cinque Ports Community Kitchen Keen2Cater programme following their successful application for a grant. ...

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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