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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?

21st Jun 2019
Dover Marina Open Day returns for the whole weekend
With taster sessions, life jacket checks, a free flare amnesty and many more activities, the Open Day is back bigger than ever on 6th and 7th July from 10am until 4pm....

11th Jun 2019
Port of Dover reveals new solar panelled roofing
The Port has proven its mission to be a sustainable Port for the future by transforming its former multi-storey car parks into state of the art, solar panelled roofing....

6th Jun 2019
Royal British Legion Industries awarded £6,383 from Port of Dover Community Fund
We are pleased to present the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) with £6,383 from the Port of Dover Community Fund, in recognition of the vital support it has been giving our veterans s...

3rd Jun 2019
D-Day veterans set sail from Dover with a Swingtime serenade on The Royal British Legion's D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance aboard Boudicca
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Boudicca set sail on one of the most poignant and moving journeys in its history on Sunday 2nd June 2019, under charter to The Royal British Legion. The classic ship car...

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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