CONTACT THE PORT OF DOVER
Tel: +44 (0) 1304 240 400
For all lost property enquires, please contact:
Tel: +44 (0) 1304 245 392
For all media enquiries, please contact the Corporate Affairs team:
TEL: +44 (0) 1304 240 400 Ext. 4410
The Port of Dover Police can be contacted 24 hours a day and 365 days of the year, please contact:
Port of Dover Police
Floor 4. Terminal Control Building,
TEL: +44 (0) 1304 216 084
FAX: +44 (0) 1304 241 956
Originally established in 1606, Dover Harbour Board is responsible for the administration, maintenance and improvement of the harbour at the Port of Dover.
The Board (DHB) is committed to complying with the principles of the various codes and reports covering corporate governance except where not relevant to the Board’s constitution.
In meeting the standards set out in Government guidelines for trust port governance which deal with accountability, the Board seeks to act in an open and accountable way but without compromising commercial confidentiality or legal responsibility. The Board meets at least six times a year and has established audit, remuneration and nomination committees, the membership of each committee comprises all the non-executive members. The Chief Executive is also a member of the nomination committee.
New Powers to Deliver for Dover Secured
On the 13th October, 2014, the Dover Harbour Board was delighted to confirm the Marine Management Organisation had approved the Board's application (through a Harbour Revision Order) for additional powers.
“The Board are delighted that the future of the Port of Dover as a trust port has been secured, allowing us to play a bigger part than ever in the regeneration of Dover. Unlocking the potential of the organisation to deliver for its customers and community in a way not possible before, the Port has received what has to be seen as a huge vote of confidence in the shared vision and organisational approach being developed by the team at Dover.” [George Jenkins, former Chairman of the Dover Harbour Board]
“This is a great moment for the Port and for Dover. It represents a clear sign of our commitment to both deliver our flagship Dover Western Docks Revival project, currently being so positively received and supported, and crucially to be able to further support our community with charitable donations through a new community fund. It is a major step forward in delivering the shared vision that we are developing with our customers and community.” [Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover]
- The Dover Harbour Revision Order (HRO) 2014
- Statement in support of application for order by Dover Harbour Board (2014)
- Newspaper - public notice (2014)
Further Modernising Powers Being Sought
On the 8th January, 2015, the Dover Harbour Board advertised a Harbour revision Order seeking further modernising powers.
- The Dover Harbour Revision Order (HRO) 2015
- Statement in support of application for order by Dover Harbour Board (2015)
- Newspaper - public notice (2015)
What We Do
The Port of Dover handles 13 million passengers and 2.5 million freight vehicles, representing up to £119bn of UK/European trade.
Port of Dover's annual reports.