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27.02.2015

London Titan – the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new and unique multi-purpose mooring maintenance vessel – will help modernise how the authority works and provide a safe work platform for staff.

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Time for Titan – PLA’s £7 million superboat launches
26.02.2015

Maersk Triple-E vessel breaks record for largest ship to sail on River Thames during DP World London Gateway call. 18,300 TEU Munkebo Maersk calls just months after Edith Maersk

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Maersk Triple-E vessel breaks record for largest ship to sail on River Thames
18.02.2015

A drive to make the tidal Thames cleaner for current and future generations is already helping river users change how they deal with sewage waste.

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Port of London Authority's sewage-ban-byelaw comes into force
03.02.2015

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has sealed a deal to put a new purpose-built survey catamaran on the river Thames. The robust and fuel-efficient CTruk MPC19 is set to replace the PLA’s Yantlet vessel as she reaches the end of her service life.

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Port of London Authority inks deal on  new catamaran survey vessel
02.02.2015

At its meeting last March (2014), the Port of London Authority (PLA) Board decided to approve a river works licence to Fulham Football Club for the redevelopment of its Riverside stand.

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Fulham Football Club – River Works Licence Application: Update
17.12.2014

The invasive quagga mussel (Dreissena rostiformis bugensis), named after a species of zebra because of their striped shell, has been found in the River Thames at Richmond by the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) annual survey of the riverbed. Quagga mussels were first discovered in the UK earlier this year during routine water quality testing in the River Wraysbury, near Staines, but have since moved downstream to Richmond, with the potential to spread further.

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New invasive mussel moves into London
25.11.2014

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Priti Patel MP, visited The Port of Tilbury’s London Distribution Park today (25 November) for a ‘turf-cutting’ ceremony to officially mark the start of construction of the first bespoke warehouse building on the 70-acre warehousing development.

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Treasury Minister marks start of construction at Tilbury
10.11.2014

Ian Moncrieff CBE has been appointed as non-executive director on the Port of London Authority (PLA) Board.

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Ian Moncrieff to Join Port of London Authority Board
20.12.2013

The Port of London Authority (PLA) recently presented its seventh annual rowing safety awards, with Putney-based Vesta Rowing Club named as overall winner.

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Vesta Rowing Club Scoops Rowing Safety Prize
17.12.2013

The Port of Tilbury has invested £250,000 into restoring a historical landmark, which features prominently on the Thames skyline.

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Port of Tilbury Restores Historical Landmark

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