Third Quarter Reflects Continuing Commitment To Customers
The Port’s 2013 third quarter results show that more customers are choosing the Port of Dover as their preferred cross-Channel partner.
Demonstrating that the Port is a vital trade link between the UK and mainland Europe, truck volumes were up by over 17% compared to Q3 2012, resulting in a 63% market share in the cross-Channel freight market.
Car volumes were up by over 9% and coach volumes increased by 13% following a fantastic summer performance in the tourist market, resulting in a 55.5% and 65% market share respectively.
Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, said: “My warmest congratulations to our major ferry customers on securing increased market share against a backdrop of overall growing markets. Such results reflect our joint commitment to providing brilliant customer service, and continued investment in port capacity.”