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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?

20th Sep 2018
Portugal to Dover: Port's diverse development attracts graduate
As first jobs go there are few larger - and more diverse - than revitalising the Western Docks of Europe's busiest ferry port which handles £122bn of trade each year. ...

19th Sep 2018
It's a date - Saga announces Dover to be the port for the naming of Spirit of Discovery on July 5th, 2019
Saga's first new-build boutique cruise ship to be named in home port. Dover delighted to be chosen as location of momentous naming....

6th Sep 2018
Graduate reveals the past, whilst Port plans for next exciting chapter
For as long as Josie can remember she has had a passion for everything historical, which grew into a love for architecture and heritage conservation....

4th Sep 2018
Dover young citizens fire up local 'dragons'
Young people taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme faced some local 'dragons' earlier this month, to put their social action ideas to the test...

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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