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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?

25th May 2018
Gateway to Europe calls for urgent joined up thinking on Lower Thames Crossing
Key industry, local government, parliamentary and transport representatives have called for urgent joined-up thinking over road transport investment to secure the key cross-Channel gateway linkin...

22nd May 2018
Port's Western Docks development achieves another sustainability excellence award
Port of Dover's Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development has achieved another CEEQUAL award for sustainability in design and construction in Civil Engineering. ...

17th May 2018
Monkey for Old Rope
Primates Go Ape for Port Towing Line...

15th May 2018
Port of Dover selects Konecranes for new Dover Cargo Terminal
Konecranes has been selected to supply two Konecranes Gottwald Model 5 Mobile Harbour Cranes for Port of Dover's new cargo facilities as part of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development...


Goodwin Sands Aggregate Dredging Environmental Statement:
Volume I, Volume II, Volume III, Marine Licence Application

Further Information (September 2016)
Further Information

Further Information (August 2017)
Further Environmental Information, Public Representation Response, Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3

Based on accepted methodology, Oxera have conducted a socio-economic impact assessment of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Oxera are leading international and independent economists who advise governments, policy makers, regulators, courts and companies around the world.
QUITE SIMPLY: The commitment is to be the Best Port in the World for the benefit of our customers and community
THE PORT OF DOVER - OFFICIAL SITE OF THE DOVER HARBOUR BOARD

Port of Dover, Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, CT17 9BU
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