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PLA News Releases

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

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23.07.2014

Newly appointed shipping minister, John Hayes MP, made his first visit to a port since taking up his new role when he visited the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Gravesend base today (Wednesday, 23 July).

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Shipping Minister's First Port Call
16.07.2014

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT subsidiary, SITA UK, and Forth Ports Limited (“Forth Ports”), one of the UK’s largest port groups, have today announced a long-term partnership that will see the creation of a major recycling and resource management hub based at the Port of Tilbury on the River Thames.

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SITA UK and Forth Ports Announce Long-Term Partnership
13.10.2016

The countdown is on to Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta that will celebrate 150 years of the Canadian Confederation in a breathtaking sail from the shores of Royal Greenwich to the heart of Quebec. Royal Greenwich will be the first host port for the race to Canada and, with over 8 miles of riverfront set against a backdrop of historic buildings and majestic parks, there will be plenty to see and do during the rally-point for the fleet of Tall Ships over Easter weekend 2017

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Six months to go until Tall Ships fleet anchors in Royal Greenwich
28.08.2015

The Port of London Authority (PLA) recently stepped in and took nature boffin James Harding-Morris to its mid-Thames island, Oliver’s Ait, to help him on a year-long, countrywide search to see every one of the UK’s 100-plus species of land snail. And he was definitely on the right track, finding the Thames Door Snail (Alinda biplicata).

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Snailspotter’s rare find on PLA’s Thames Island
14.08.2007

The largest-ever container ship to navigate the Thames has arrived in the Port of London.

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Sovereign Maersk breaks Port of London Record
18.07.2011

The world’s last steamcoaster has been towed up the Thames

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SS Robin's Bob, Bob, Bobbing Along
23.07.2012

The arrival of the sailing ship, Stad Amsterdam on Monday, 23 July marked the start of a busy week on the Thames.

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Start of a busy week for the Thames
27.04.2011

New campaign to stop the spread of non native species

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Stop the killer shrimp
23.12.2016

Essential maintenance work on a vessel maintenance and checking ‘grid’ at Strand on the Green was completed just days before Christmas.

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Strand on the Green project delivered just in time for Christmas

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