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PLA News Releases

2014

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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
17.07.2014

At approx. 1414 today (Thursday 17 July 2014) there was a collision on the Thames near Waterloo Bridge involving the passenger boat ‘Millennium Time’ and the tug ‘Redoubt’.

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Incident – 17 July 2014
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
15.07.2014

Rowers on the Thames tideway are being urged to keep a look out at all times in a new poster campaign from the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Thames Regional Rowing Council (TRRC).

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LOOKOUT! PLA and Thames Regional Rowing Council's New Poster Campaign
14.07.2014

The Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Denton base chalked up a milestone last week when its boat lift handled its 1,000th vessel: a Thames Clipper fast ferry out of the water for routine maintenance.

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1000 Boat-Lift Milestone for PLA's Thames Base
10.07.2014

The Clipper Race fleet has departed The Netherlands in the final stage of the series which returns to London this Saturday (12 July) after covering more than 40,000 miles between six continents over eleven months.

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The fleet's homecoming to London starts from Den Helder, The Netherlands
10.07.2014

Port of Tilbury’s London Container Terminal (LCT) welcomes the CMA CGM Group’s FEMEX service this month. Starting the weekly call on the 9th July with the arrival of the Santa Bettina, the service will call at the London port as part of the North Europe, Mediterranean trade route.

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London Container Terminal welcomes CMA CGM FEMEX service
07.07.2014

The Port of London Authority (PLA) and National Maritime Development Group (NMDG) are all set to welcome students and job seekers to a Careers and Trade Fair at Royal Terrace Pier, Gravesend, on Wednesday, 16 July.

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All set for Thames careers and trade fair at PLA Gravesend base
03.07.2014

In a landmark case today (Wednesday 2nd July) two divers from Kent have been made to pay a total of £63,500 in fines and costs for not declaring valuable items from shipwrecks off the UK coast.

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Divers fined after raiding shipwrecks

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