In January 1988 Dover Harbour Board confirmed that more sand would be dredged from the Goodwin Sands to reclaim the remainder of the Camber at the Eastern Docks. The Board obtained a licence from the Crown Estate to dredge the Goodwins and for every cubic metre of sand dredged the Harbour Board paid the Crown a fee.
MV Ocean Princess, ex Tahitian Princess, R Four – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1999 by Chantiers de l’Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France (Yard No O31) for Renaissance Cruises, Monrovia, Liberia
Mahdi – ex Huda, Brigitte S, Samir, Lassi IV, Brest (II) – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1950 at Chantiers et Atol de St Nazaire, Quevilly (Yard No 283) for S.N.C.F. (Dieppe), as a passenger and cargo vessel.
MV Pride of York – ex Norsea – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1987 by Govan Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland (Yard No. 265), for North Sea Ferries (P&O Group), Hull, England as a passenger car, and commercial vehicle roll-on roll-off ferry.