Safety exercise in the Port of Dover 14 September 2014

On Sunday 14th September 2014, between 00:15 and 05:00 the Port of Dover will be holding "Exercise Tungsten".
This is a major exercise involving all of the port community including all the ferry operators and emergency services.
Please be advised that during this time The Port of Dover will be closed.
Information can be found at:


Dover (Dover Eastern Docks)

DFDS Seaways operate ferry services from Dover to Dunkirk

The terminals in Dover and Dunkirk are open 24 hours a day seven days a week.

24 hour contact number +44 1304 874001

Latest check-in times

  • Driver accompanied transport: 1 hour prior to departure
  • Unaccompanied transport: 1 1/2 hours prior to departure 
  • Hazardous cargo: 2 hours prior to departure

Shipment of hazardous goods.

  • All vehicles shipping with hazardous goods must be pre-advised