Reference Library – England – Kent – Dover

Wagons roll in Manston

[ January 7, 2019   //   Chris[1] ]
Live tests are currently underway to test the feasibility of using the disused Manston airport as an overflow lorry park in the event of post-Brexit problems in Dover or the Channel Tunnel. A fleet of 89 empty trucks…

Dover gets dredging licence

[ July 26, 2018   //   Chris[1] ]
The Marine Management Organisation has approved Dover Harbour Board (DHB)’s application for aggregate dredging in the South Goodwin Sands area. The marine licence gives DHB permission to extract up to 3 million tonnes …

Dover boss quits

[ March 30, 2018   //   Chris[1] ]
Dover chief executive Tim Waggott has left the port of Dover to pursue new opportunities following more than a decade of service to the organisation in various positions. He has been chief executive since 2013.

Dover signs reefer terminal contract

[ March 15, 2018   //   Chris[1] ]
The Port of Dover has awarded the contract to build the new Refrigerated Cargo Terminal (RCT) at its Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development to Buckingham Group Contracting. It will deliver a £15million 9,630sq m mul…

Is the UK prepared for Brexit?

When French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry said, “A goal without a plan is just a wish​”, he certainly did not have Brexit in mind.
However, this truism applies well to the current situation as no firm plans for the new border have been yet unveiled b…