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 is committed to playing its part in delivering the vision for the Dover Western Docks Revival, as the town continues to see an unprecedented level of investment. The team behind the delivery of DWDR are keen to work with the local supply chain to ensure a lasting legacy for the community.”
Stuart Eckersley, VSBW Project Director, said: “As the principal contractor for Dover Western Docks Revival, VSBW are committed to attracting and developing a talented local workforce, leaving a long-term legacy and contributing to the future prosperity of Dover.”
With DWDR integral to securing existing and creating employment for future generations to come, Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke said: “It was great to see the work at the Western Docks. This is an important project in securing a better future for Dover and Deal.”
VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, will deliver the marine structures and bridge contract for the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival development.
With a contract value of £115 million, this construction stage will include the design and build of two new berths including quay walls and land reclamation, a new marina pier, the marina curve, navigation channel and new lock gates, Bascule Bridge and capital dredging work.