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04.04.2016

Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has today (1 April 2016) announced plans for a major storage expansion at the port’s Grain Terminal as part of the port’s growth strategy. The investment will see storage capacity increase to accommodate up to an additional 16,000 metric tonnes of both import and export wheat at the Thames based port.

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Port of Tilbury expands grain terminal significant investment increases capacity
01.04.2016

A busy London pier that was shut briefly after Storm Katie struck was reopened thanks to a new tidal Thames superboat.

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PLA’s £7million boat does the trick after storm damage closes pier temporarily
22.03.2016

Preparations are underway for The 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Races with the Port of London Authority clearing the four-and-a-quarter mile course from Putney to Mortlake.

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Preparations begin for annual University Boat Races
18.03.2016

Transport minister, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has marked the end of National Apprenticeship Week today (Friday, 18 March), by presenting eleven Thames apprentices with Maritime Skills Diplomas.

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New Thames apprentices celebrated
18.03.2016

The Port of London Authority’s Thames Vision project has won an award from the City livery company of the transport industry, the Worshipful Company of Carmen.

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Thames Vision project wins award
15.03.2016

Port of London Authority (PLA) chairman, Christopher Rodrigues CBE has heralded a bright future for the Thames, identifying strong prospects for growth and a new skills academy to facilitate the training of people to work on the river.

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Thames set for a bright future
09.03.2016

The Port of London saw larger ships than ever calling last year as the tonnage of cargo handled at Thames terminals climbed to 45.4 million tonnes (up 2% on 2014).

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Bigger ships than ever call at the Port of London as trade increases
04.03.2016

Forth Ports confirms that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 152 acres of land, including a further deep water jetty, close to the East of the Port of Tilbury in Essex. The acquisition price is not being disclosed, however it is expected that at least £100m will be invested in infrastructure and facilities on the land.

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Port of Tilbury set for expansion following major land acquisition
03.03.2016

The Port of London Authority is recruiting twelve new pilots this year to respond to increased traffic on the Thames.

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Port of London Authority looking to expand its team of marine pilots
19.02.2016

Residents in Grays and the surrounding areas are encouraged to join one of the biggest litter picks along the beach on February 27 from 10am to 1pm. Organised by Thames21, this event aims to improve the health of the waterways along this stretch of the River Thames by using community support to bring about change.

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Join the great Grays litter pick!

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