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PLA News Releases

2015

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30.09.2015

The Port of Tilbury, London's major port, has launched a new apprenticeship programme this month on the back of a successful year for its onsite training academy. The Port, which has a long and proud tradition of investing in apprenticeships to ensure a highly skilled workforce for the future, has ambitious plans to employ more apprentices and offer more skills training for young people in the Thames gateway area.

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Training academy sees continued success as new Apprenticeship programme launched
29.09.2015

Eddie Stobart believes the location will allow the business to be in the best possible place to provide new and existing customers with competitive container transport solutions from the south of the UK for which they are renowned in the north. The DP World site will provide Eddie Stobart with a strategic operational base to support their growth plans in the south of the country.

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Eddie Stobart Announces New Base at DP World London Gateway
12.09.2015

Due to deteriorating weather conditions (strong winds) causing large waves, we have had to cancel the participation of dragon boats in this year's race. Dragon boats have low sides, close to the water and are particularly vulnerable to taking on water in rough conditions.

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Great River Race 2015 - Safety Update
07.09.2015

As London International Shipping Week starts (Monday, 7 September), new Port of London Authority (PLA) data shows the tidal Thames is thriving, both economically, with over 40,000 jobs linked to port operations, and also in terms of its amenity value, which is worth over £100 million in health benefits for residents alone who enjoy 10 million bike rides and walks on the towpath every year.

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New Reports Measures Tidal Thames' Economic and Amenity Value
07.09.2015

Local Waterloo resident and community activist John Hearn MBE(known as Ernie) gets a stretch of the river foreshore named after him in recognition of his work gaining appreciation of the Thames as an asset and amenity for London.

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Thames foreshore by Gabriel's Wharf named Ernie's Beach
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
25.08.2015

Tilbury’s London Container Terminal (“LCT”) announces a new weekly service with leading shipping group CMA CGM which will now call at London’s major port as part of its Euraf1 service between Northern Europe and West Africa.

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New West African link for Tilbury’s London Container Terminal
24.08.2015

MSC AUSTRALIA EXPRESS SERVICE BEGINS CALLING AT DP WORLD LONDON GATEWAY PORT New service for UK to be fastest direct connection between Australia and Northern Europe

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MSC's Australia Express Service makes first call at DP World London Gateway Port
20.08.2015

More than a thousand Londoners have helped international conservation charity the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) with efforts to conserve marine mammals in the Thames Estuary by spotting more than 2,700 seals, porpoises, dolphins and whales over the past 10 years.

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Canary Wharf is London’s seal watching hotspot

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