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News releases on the latest Thames events.

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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!
12.02.2016

The River Thames is the subject for a public meeting taking place at London Rowing Club on Putney Embankment on Thursday 25 February 2016 at 6.30pm.

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Public meeting about the River Thames
08.01.2016

Tilbury’s London Container Terminal announces that Streamlines’ new Blue Stream weekly service will call at London’s major port from February, as part of a new service linking Northern Europe to and from the Caribbean, Central America and Florida.

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Tilbury’s London Container Terminal secures new Caribbean service
06.01.2016

The Port of London Authority has appointed Bob Baker as chief harbour master.

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Bob Baker appointed Port of London Authority Chief Harbour Master
04.01.2016

UASC’s MV Al Muraykh has sailed to UK’s new premier hub port and logistics park carrying a world record 18,601 TEU.

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New Year’s world record breaking ship arrives at DP World London Gateway Port
17.12.2015

Kings College School took home the first prize and £1000 in the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) annual Rowing Safety Awards at a ceremony at the school’s rowing club on Putney Embankment.

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Kings College School takes home PLA Rowing Safety Award
14.12.2015

Use of the Thames could be transformed over the next 20 years, according to the latest Thames Vision publication issued today (Monday, 14 December 2015) by the Port of London Authority (PLA).

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Thames set for major growth and improvement over the next two decades
11.12.2015

Short Sea shipping specialists MacAndrews and OPDR join their forces at London Container Terminal in Tilbury.

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MacAndrews and OPDR consolidate their calls in the Southeast UK at Tilbury
03.12.2015

With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony at Tower Pier today (Thursday, 3 December 2015).

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£7 million river maintenance vessel ready for a busier Thames

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