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  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dover Harbour Board has confirmed that  the U.K.’s Marine Management Organisation approved the Port of Dover’s application for additional powers. Dover Harbour Board submitted the Harbour Revision Order back in June 2014. The order is dated October 9, 2014 and will come into force on November 5, 2014, after it has been laid before the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover and its principal contractor, VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), will be sponsors of the upcoming Dover Jobs Fair. The fair, organised by MP Charlie Elphicke, will take place at Dover Town Hall on Friday 17th March between 10am – 3pm. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The Port […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dover Harbour Board has agreed to move forward on the first substantial phase of works to transform the Port of Dover through its Dover Western Docks Revival project. In what is a major part of the biggest single investment that will have ever been made by the Board in Dover and its port, tenders are […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover’s scheme to enhance junctions on the A20 in Dover has today been highlighted as one of the key investment schemes by the Government in unlocking Britain’s economic potential. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, said: “Today’s Government announcement is a clear vote of confidence in how the Port of Dover […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Dover Harbour Board has submitted the Harbour Revision Order (HRO) to Government in order to increase its powers and deliver on its firm commitment to play a major role in the regeneration of both port and town. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “This is a great moment for the Port and […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Nearly 100 experts from across North West Europe have converged on the Port of Dover at the conclusion of a three-year study into tidal energy generation. The delegates gathered in Dover, UK, for a two day Pro-Tide conference that scrutinised the results of tests and analyses carried out in Dover, the Isle of Wight, the […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover, a national asset and crucial to the performance of the Kent economy, has been demonstrated by an economic impact survey. Independent economic consultancy Oxera has calculated the 2.2 million freight vehicles a year using the Port carry goods worth an estimated £89 billion, reinforcing Dover’s reputation as Europe’s busiest ferry port. […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The Government has granted the consent for the scheme of constructing a second £400 million ferry terminal at the Port of Dover. The prospect of the project is the port capacity increase and regeneration to part of Dover. Terminal 2 will account for the single biggest development undertaken by Dover Harbor Board. It will become […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover, together with its international partners Mott MacDonald and Buchan Group, has been successful in securing a significant contract to guide the major future development of three ports managed by Taiwan International Ports Corporation Ltd (TIPC).   Having established strong relationships with TIPC, cemented through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dover Harbor Board has announced a major tender for construction works on marine structures and bridges worth approximately £135 million. The tender is part of the port’s Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project that will transform Dover’s waterfront for future generations. The marine civil engineering works under the contract include the construction of two new berths 250 meters […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Dover has just released this very interesting time-lapse video which covers the start of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering construction over a six-month period (Jan 2017 – June 2017). The principal contractor, VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, is to deliver the marine structures and […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Port of Dover, together with its international partners Mott MacDonald and Buchan Group announced that it has been successful in securing a significant contract to guide the major future development of three ports managed by Taiwan International Ports Corporation Ltd (TIPC). Having established strong relationships with TIPC, cemented through the signing of a Memorandum […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.K.’s Port of Dover and its ferry partners handled one million passengers from June 29 to August 4 despite recent industrial actions and migrant crisis at France’s Port of Calais. Together with over 200,000 cars and 6,000 coaches, the Port of Dover was able to send one million holidaymakers on their way to the European continent. Tim […]

  • 12 August 2011

      BAM Nuttall has won contract for Pier construction work at Dover Port. Extension of pier A, Eastern Docks, Installation of fendered monopile and piled deck extension to existing pier to accomodate vessels of greater length. Contract was awarded on 28th July, 2011 in Restricted Tendering Procedure. Value of contract is £3 967 884. The […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover recently announced that a consortium of leading British and European lenders has agreed a £200 million package of loans that will support the Dover Western Docks Revival project. Allianz Global Investors has agreed to provide the program with a £55 million private placement bond; RBS and Lloyds Bank have each provided a […]

  • 22 June 2010

    Dover Strait ferry operators have criticised Dover Harbour Board (DHB) over privatisation plans. Norfolkline, SeaFrance and P&O hit out DHB’s consolations with them over plans to privatise the port, describing them as a “meaningless waste of time”, according to Interferry News.

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover is surprised and extremely disappointed by last week’s announcement from the Minister of State, Simon Burns, that he is declining the Port’s voluntary privatisation Scheme. Responding to the Minister’s statement, Bob Goldfield, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The decision is frustrating for the Port and for the community, […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerFitzpatrick has been appointed by the Port of Dover to deliver the paving, utilities and infrastructure contract for the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. During the 12 month program, VolkerFitzpatrick will be working alongside VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, the dredging and marine structures’ contractor, whilst they complete the new […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.K.’s Port of Dover and its ferry partners handled one million passengers from June 29 to August 4 despite recent industrial actions and migrant crisis at France’s Port of Calais. Together with over 200,000 cars and 6,000 coaches, the Port of Dover was able to send one million holidaymakers on their way to the European continent. Tim […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The dredger David Church whilst operating within Dover harbor picked up what is believed to be an old World War II explosive. Dover Coastguard has been coordinating with the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team from Portsmouth and with the Dover Port Authority, to have the explosive taken to a remote area and detonated. Tony Chester, […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Proposals from Dover Harbour Board to develop a new multi-million pound cargo terminal have been widely welcomed by local residents and businesses in the town, signing up to the shared vision. Dover Western Docks Revival would see the redevelopment of the Western Docks and creation of more than 600 quality jobs involved in the handling […]