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Port of Dover News Articles

12th April 2017 - News Articles
New Lower Thames Crossings to cut congestion and create thousands of jobs
Preferred route for a new Lower Thames Crossing and A13 widening announced. ...
5th April 2017 - News Articles
Kids Easter Race Cancellation
Unfortunately, due to lack of entrants this year, the Kid's Easter Race has been cancelled....
5th April 2017 - News Articles
P&O Ferries reports highest ever Q1 freight volumes on the English Channel
P&O Ferries carried more freight across the English Channel in the first three months of the year than in any first quarter in its modern history. ...
21st March 2017 - News Articles
Meet the Buyer - Supplier Engagement Event 4th April, 2017
DWDR Meet The Buyer event provides the opportunity for the principal contractor to meet local businesses of all sizes and understand the services they can offer. ...
15th March 2017 - News Articles
Dover 2017 cruise season underway with the welcome arrival of the Saga Pearl II
Another successful cruise season ahead for Dover Cruise Port....
7th February 2017 - News Articles
DWDR Commencement of Construction
The first stage of construction is now underway with the appointment of VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge contract for the Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development....
16th January 2017 - News Articles
Invitation: Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) Presentation
The first stage of construction is now underway with the appointment of VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge contract for the Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development....
21st December 2016 - News Articles
High Volumes of traffic at the Port of Dover
Latest traffic information...
20th October 2016 - News Articles
Business coalition makes case for Lower Thames Crossing to Chancellor
The Port of Dover is among 20 leading transport, commerce, retail and development bodies to press the Government for a new Lower Thames Crossing this week. Read their joint letter.......
13th October 2016 - News Articles
Investors "take a fresh look" at Dover as town, Port and waterfront projects get underway
Invest in Dover at MIPIM UK, Olympia, 19-21 October 2016...
11th October 2016 - News Articles
Slow mover: Large load heading to Sellindge Substation from the Port of Dover
Large load due to travel from the Port of Dover to Sellindge Substation on Monday 24 October 2016. Delivery will travel at a maximum speed of 12 mph. Essential specialist maintenance carried out so people continue to have electricity available whenever they need it....
30th September 2016 - News Articles
Dover traffic to get revised speed limit boost
National speed limit reinstated on A20...
27th September 2016 - News Articles
CLIA announces Plan a Cruise Month
Win a Cruise...
22nd September 2016 - News Articles
Young prize winner tours the Port of Dover
Local boy enjoys VIP visit...
7th September 2016 - News Articles
Calais Camp Closure
Joint statement issued by Port of Dover, P&O Ferries and DFDS...
31st August 2016 - News Articles
Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail Launched
Inspiring trail of local historic landmarks...
25th August 2016 - News Articles
Working together to secure a strong future for cargo at Dover
The Port of Dover has been in fruitful discussions with George Hammond PLC to explore how best to secure the long term success of the cargo business at Dover as the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) scheme, designed to further develop that key business, moves forward....
8th August 2016 - News Articles
Follow-Up: Goodwin Sands Marine Licence Open Meeting
Following our engagement with the group Save our Sands (SoS) and members of the general public at the open meeting on 14th July 2016, we wish to reassure members of the public that we undertook extensive research ahead of submitting the Marine Licence Application, which is now under consideration by the MMO....
5th August 2016 - News Articles
Rally for Heroes is the Wheel Deal
Port of Dover hosts Charity Road Trip visit...
11th July 2016 - News Articles
Goodwin Sands Marine Licence Application Open Meeting
The Port has made special arrangements for representatives of Save our Sands (SOS) and coastal parish and local councils to have the opportunity to attend an Open Meeting with world-class experts brought from across the country regarding Port of Dover's Marine Licence Application (MLA) to dredge the Goodwin Sands....
30th June 2016 - News Articles
Open Letter from Port Chief Executive
Uncertainty has been one of the defining characteristics across our wide and diverse British life since last week's vote to leave the European Union. The town, people and businesses of Dover are no different. Everyone is rightly concerned about what the future holds for them....
24th June 2016 - News Articles
Port of Dover Responds to EU Referendum
Responding to the EU Referendum result, Port of Dover Chief Executive Tim Waggott said:...
24th June 2016 - News Articles
Business as usual for ferry passengers
EU leave vote will not affect travel plans, says Discover Ferries....
17th June 2016 - News Articles
Disney Magic welcomed back to Dover's Cruise Port
Disney's magnificent ship returns...
16th June 2016 - News Articles
Update on Port of Dover travel
French heightened security continues ...
13th June 2016 - News Articles
P&O Ferries Reports Record 13th Consecutive Month of Carrying More Than 100,000 Freight Vehicles on English Channel
P&O Ferries today announces that in May it recorded the longest run of high monthly freight volumes between Dover and Calais in its modern history....
8th June 2016 - News Articles
Euro 2016 fans advised to plan journeys
Football fans heading to France for this summer's Euro 2016 football tournament are being advised by Highways England to plan their journeys....
4th April 2016 - News Articles
Dover Primary Schools Tag rugby tournament
This year's Dover Primary Schools Tag rugby tournament was the largest sporting event in the district for primary schools. Over 200 10 & 11 year olds from 17 schools participated in the full day event hosted by Dover RFC. ...
24th March 2016 - News Articles
Government Easter travel advice to customers
Due to Border Force Officers performing enhanced checks, the Government has issued the following advice to people returning to the UK this Easter....
22nd March 2016 - News Articles
Port Information following events in Brussels
The Port has been conducting heightened security checks since the Paris attacks in November. Today's tragic news from Brussels underlines why we must all remain vigilant....
21st March 2016 - News Articles
Advice for local drivers in Dover
With Easter and the school holidays approaching, Dover is expecting one of its busiest times of the year as international road hauliers pass through to supply British shops while UK families and coach groups head off on holiday....
11th January 2016 - News Articles
P&O Ferries reports highest ever freight volumes on the English Channel in 2015
P&O Ferries carried more freight between Dover and Calais in 2015 than in any previous year in its modern history....
17th December 2015 - News Articles
Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail secures Heritage Lottery Fund support
The Dover Bluebird Heritage Trail, designed to make the local community and visitors much more aware of Dover's abundant heritage, has received £59,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund....
9th December 2015 - News Articles
Advice for local drivers in Dover
With Christmas approaching, Dover is expecting one of its busiest times of the year as international road hauliers pass through to supply British shops with goods for the festive season and UK families travel on holiday....
3rd December 2015 - News Articles
Apply to become a local representative on the Port and Community Forum
The Port and Community Forum is looking for two local independent members of the public with an interest in the Port to apply to join this independent Forum....
5th October 2015 - News Articles
P&O Ferries reports highest ever volume of cross-Channel freight traffic in third quarter
P&O Ferries carried more freight between Dover and Calais in the third quarter of the year than ever before in its modern history....
7th September 2015 - News Articles
P&O Ferries reports highest number of cross-Channel passengers in August for 12 years
P&O Ferries today reports that the number of passengers crossing the English Channel on its services in August was the highest for any month since 2003. ...
4th September 2015 - News Articles
Great British Beach Clean: 18 to 21 September 2015
Join the UK's biggest beach clean and litter survey, and show our coastline some love....
2nd September 2015 - News Articles
DFDS Seaways: Agreement reached on the Dover-Calais route
DFDS has announced that an agreement between the staff representatives of SCOP-SeaFrance, Eurotunnel and DFDS, concerning the release of the Channel ferries Rodin and Berlioz, was reached with the assistance of the French Transport Minister on Monday August 31....
7th August 2015 - News Articles
Highways England Press notice: Details of how freight will be routed to reduce pressure on the M20 in Kent when there is disruption to cross-Channel services was announced by Highways England.
Highways England, in partnership with Kent County Council and Kent Police, have worked together on devising a route to divert certain freight traffic bound for the Port of Dover from the M20 to Manston Airfield in East Kent where it will be held until it can be directed to the Port of Dover (ferry services)....
30th July 2015 - News Articles
Confederation of British Industry (CBI): Responding to Calais disruption
Highlighting the impact to business of the ongoing situation in Calais. ...
28th July 2015 - News Articles
P&O Ferries Update on situation at Calais
IN an update for customers on the situation at Calais, Janette Bell, Commercial Director at P&O Ferries, said: "We are aware of the Foreign Office advice that cross-Channel customers should check with their operator before travelling and would like to make clear that the port of Calais is at present safe and open for business."...
26th July 2015 - News Articles
DFDS Seaways services to Port of Calais suspended
Following further action at the Port of Calais affecting its services, DFDS Seaways has currently suspended sailings to Calais until 28th July. It will continue to operate additional services to Dunkerque during the period and customers will be accommodated on the Dunkerque route....
16th July 2015 - News Articles
New freight capacity on English Channel as P&O Ferries boosts fleet for peak summer season
P&O Ferries has acted to meet strong demand in the English Channel ferry market and offer more choice to its customers by bringing a sixth ship back into service on the route....
15th July 2015 - News Articles
DFDS Seaways Open for Business on the Channel with Extra Ferry on Dover-Dunkirk Service
DFDS Seaways is continuing to divert a fourth ship to its Dover-Dunkirk service for the 16th day in a row as ongoing strike action by former MyFerryLink workers continues to prevent the company from operating a full service into Calais. ...
3rd July 2015 - News Articles
British Ports Association praises response to Calais disruption to vital trade flows
The British Ports Association very much welcomes the remarkable job carried out by the Port of Dover, the ferry companies and everyone involved both locally and nationally in responding to the disruption caused by the dispute in Calais....
5th May 2015 - News Articles
NaVCIS: Joint police operation recovers stolen vehicles and brings offenders to justice
A nationwide multi-agency police operation has disrupted criminal groups as part of an initiative to prevent stolen vehicles being exported through ports from the UK....
1st May 2015 - News Articles
A20 Dover Traffic Assessment Information
New traffic management measures are currently being assessed on the A20 on its approach to the Port of Dover. They are being used to regulate the flow of traffic on the A20 when the Port is especially busy and reduce the likelihood of queuing traffic forming on the A20 through Dover. ...
30th April 2015 - News Articles
Dover Western Docks Revival Workshop
Public Workshop Tuesday 5th May 2015, From 5:30-7:30PM Cruise Terminal 2, Western Docks...
13th April 2015 - News Articles
Annual Consultative Meeting of Dover Harbour Board
Monday 18th May 2015. Doors open at 5pm Cruise Terminal 1, Western Docks, Dover ...
30th March 2015 - News Articles
Open Letter from Chief Executive, Port of Dover regarding Shakespeare Beach
The suggestion that Shakespeare Beach is the dirtiest beach in Kent came from a recent survey by the Marine Conservation Society conducted on one day last September. The idea that the beach is dirty purely because of wet wipes is untrue and yet another example of how we seem to be 'doing ourselves down' on a regular basis in this country....
26th March 2015 - News Articles
Changes to road layout along the A20 in Dover
Work to change the way that traffic approaches the Port of Dover will begin next week....
26th March 2015 - News Articles
Living in historic Dover with one eye on european adventure
If the world of property is all about location, location, location, then the Grade II Regency apartments available to rent from the Port of Dover could not offer a better view of the sea or the enticing coast of France from your own home....
17th February 2015 - News Articles
MOTIS Invests £1million to the development of Dover
Motis, the freight services specialist that took over the Freight Services Agency (FSA) within the Port of Dover at the end of 2012, is investing £1million to the development of the site, creating additional employment in the process....
2nd February 2015 - News Articles
Port of Dover Weighs in with New Procedures
Freight vehicles using the Port of Dover from Tuesday 3 February 2015 will no longer have to stop for weighing before ferry boarding....
20th January 2015 - News Articles
UK Ferry Industry Adds Another Million Passengers in 2014
Annual 2014 figures show continued growth of passengers , cars and coaches...
6th November 2014 - News Articles
Community giving
Port community funds can create a real impact by supporting local charities and organisations. Felicity Landon reports. ...
17th October 2014 - News Articles
Port of Dover Statement on Ebola
The recent decision by the Government to screen for Ebola at certain major UK gateways is a direct response to the current crisis in West Africa. Whilst the Government says the risk to the UK is very low, the Port of Dover will support whatever measures the Government deems appropriate for the Port to ensure it remains a secure place for everyone travelling in and out of the UK. ...
13th October 2014 - News Articles
Port of Dover Bursary Scheme
Are you aged between 16 and 24? Live in Dover? Due to start a degree course in September 2015? Then this bursary scheme could provide you with valuable funding and potential career opportunities. ...
29th September 2014 - News Articles
Report outlines 'masterplans' for ports
A report from the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) provides a guide for the preparation of 'masterplans' for existing ports....
22nd September 2014 - News Articles
Ferry passenger figures maintain growth momentum over the summer
London, 22 September 2014: Passengers travelling in their own cars have continued to be attracted by the ferry operators this year, with UK figures* released today by industry body Discover Ferries, showing a year-to-date growth in 2014 of 2.6% in ferry passengers in the 8 months to end-August, compared to the same period last year....
16th September 2014 - News Articles
Port of Dover joins RCPYC in funding bid
The Port of Dover is supporting the Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club (RCPYC) in promoting a funding bid to Sport England....
14th August 2014 - News Articles
Kent: So close to London, so much to discover
Simon Calder explores the delights of England's Garden in the south-easternmost corner of Britain, now only a swift rail ride away...
18th June 2014 - News Articles
Ramsgate port 'on verge of bankruptcy' as income falls
Ramsgate port is "teetering on bankruptcy" after income fell by £1.73m in a year, a Kent councillor has said....
18th June 2014 - News Articles
Ferry operators issue warning over new fuel rules
Shipping companies face paying £300 million more for fuel next year because they have not been given enough time to comply with new European Union regulations on sulphur emissions, industry leaders have warned....
17th June 2014 - News Articles
UK inflation rate falls to 1.5% in May
Lower fares for flights helped to push the rate of inflation down to its lowest level in four-and-a-half years in May....
17th June 2014 - News Articles
Cruise industry contributes £2.5 billion to UK economy
The cruise industry's contribution to the British economy grew substantially in 2013, as did the number of UK jobs it supports, according to a report released today by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)....
16th June 2014 - News Articles
£1 billion boost to local economy through cruise ports
Figures released show a big rise in cruise passengers using the regions ports over the last year, contributing more than £1 billion to the local economy for the first time....
11th March 2014 - News Articles
Port of Dover supports National Ferry Fortnight
The Port of Dover is delighted to support National Ferry Fortnight, which runs from 15th to 29th March 2014. ...

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