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PLA News Releases

A - Z Directory

Listed below is a complete listing of our current news releases (by title).

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The PLA is ready for a rush of vessels leaving the Thames in the days after the London Olympics Closing Ceremony.

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PLA clears the decks for post-Olympic sprint

Access to the Port of London is set to be improved with a major dredging project that will see nearly one and a half million tonnes of sand cleared from a shipping lane.

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PLA digs deep for London

The Mayor of Gravesham took to the river with the PLA on Sunday

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PLA helps Gravesham Mayor 'Beat the Bounds'

The PLA is introducing a new method for setting the fees charged on houseboats moored on the tidal Thames

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PLA introduces new method for setting houseboat fees

The Port of London Authority (PLA) this week hosted nine students from St Angela’s Ursuline School in Newham on a trip on the Thames, kicking off a three-year partnership with the school as part of London Youth Rowing’s ‘Breaking Barriers’ campaign.

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PLA Kicks off London Youth Rowing partnership

As the rowing season kicks off, an updated, easy-to-use guide to rowing on the Thames has been launched by the Port of London Authority and Thames Regional Rowing Council (TRRC).

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PLA kicks off rowing season with new easy-to-use safety guide

Two new films and a special club for recreational boaters using the tidal Thames have been launched by the PLA

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PLA Launches New Films and the Tidal Thames Navigators' Club

A riverside haven for visiting mariners from all over the world has been giving a helping hand this Christmas by the Port of London Authority (PLA). Every year, Tilbury Seafarers’ Centre volunteers wrap up more than 1,500 parcels for crew members whose ships are calling at the Port of London over the festive period. Many of the visiting seamen have not seen loved ones for months and are really happy to accept gifts at a time of year when they’re most missing home.

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PLA lends a Christmas helping hand At Tilbury Seafarers’ Centre

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