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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?

23rd Apr 2018
Over four hundred local youngsters create stunning community art
Pupils from local primary schools have revealed a community art project at the entrance of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) construction site, as part of the project's engagement with the l...

29th Mar 2018
Chief Executive
Tim Waggott has decided to leave the Port of Dover at Easter to pursue new opportunities...

26th Mar 2018
Harbour swimming reinstated as Port moves forward with vision at Western Docks
Visitors to Dover beach will be delighted to hear that swimming in Dover will be reinstated as the Port's contractor, VSBW, was able to install over 700 tube and 1500 sheet piles during 2017; res...

15th Mar 2018
Port of Dover awards major contract for new Refrigerated Cargo Terminal
In another milestone for the Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development, Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd has been awarded the contract to build the new Refrigerated ...


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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