Dover Harbour Board
Harbour House
Marine Parade
CT17 9BU
Tel: 01304 240400
Fax: 01304 240465
Web site:
Transport Connections:
Roads: A2/M2 dual/motorway; A20/M20 Dual/motorway
Free bus connection for passenger to town station.
Nearest passenger rail: Dover priory 3km
Nearest int’l airport: Gatwick 150km
Lat: 51° 07’N; Long 01° 20’ E SE tip of England, closet point to continental Europe.
Covered: 6000 sq m
Refrigerate: 7484 sq m
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
Port of Dover provides a pilotage service with fully authorised pilots and a Pilotage Exemption Certification programme
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
Port Contacts:
CEO: Doug Bannister

GM Marine Services & Harbour Master: Steven Masters

Head of External & Corporate Affairs: Miss Barbara Buczek
Marine Services Manager: Nicholas Dunn

Deputy Harbour Master: Tom Shearman
Normal hour: 0830-1800 Mon-Fri
(port 24hrs) 24-hr Tel: +44 (0)1304 240400
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by port authority and private operators

Container: one 40+
Mobile: 3 Road Mobile Telescope Cranes
Floating: 1 max 30T
Harbour mobile: 2 max 40T

Other handling equipment
Forklift: 6 max capacity 5T;
2 container stackers
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Units loads (ro/ro);
Hazardous cargoes;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
Eastern Docks
Ferry Terminal: Seven double link span ro-ro berths for ferries.
Four of which can accommodate ferries up to 215m LOA three up to 200m LOA.
One door down single deck ro-ro berth for ferries up to 200m LOA.
Cargo Terminal:
Three berths for vessels up to 300m LOA and minimum 8.5m MLWS depth.
Western Docks
Two Cruise terminals: Can accommodate vessels up to 30m LOA.
Granville & Wellington Docks: 290 marina berths
Tidal Harbour: 108 berths
Restrictions: Marine Facilities at Granville Dock and Wellington Docks (restricted access)
Tidal Harbour (all tidal access)
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Shiprepair/graving docks; Layup berths; Chandlers; Yacht Marine; Bunkering