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PLA News Releases

2015

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20.03.2015

An oily swan had the Port of London Authority (PLA) to thank after it was rescued by quick-thinking staff and taken for a clean up.

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Black swan - Port of London Authority rescues oily bird
17.03.2015

The Port of Tilbury, London's major port, picked up a prestigious award for their port based Training Academy at the Worshipful Company of Carmen annual awards in London.

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Port of Tilbury receives prestigious training award
11.03.2015

As a result of the lessons identified from a PLA investigation into an accident involving a hired narrowboat on the tidal Thames, the Port of London Authority (PLA) and representatives from the British Marine Federation (BMF) and the Association of Pleasure Craft Operators (APCO) have worked together to address the key safety and technical issues.

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The PLA and BMF agree requirements for hired narrowboats on tidal Thames
10.03.2015

Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has today announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-metre mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June.

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Port of London to unveil its £7m vessel, London Titan, at Seawork International
27.02.2015

A record 9.8 million passengers are using the River Thames, two years on from the launch of the Mayor's River Action Plan, it was announced today.

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River Action Plan delivers record Thames ridership
27.02.2015

London Titan – the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new and unique multi-purpose mooring maintenance vessel – will help modernise how the authority works and provide a safe work platform for staff.

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Time for Titan – PLA’s £7 million superboat launches
26.02.2015

Maersk Triple-E vessel breaks record for largest ship to sail on River Thames during DP World London Gateway call. 18,300 TEU Munkebo Maersk calls just months after Edith Maersk

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Maersk Triple-E vessel breaks record for largest ship to sail on River Thames
19.02.2015

Expanded fleet to boost capacity as commuter and visitor numbers hit record levels on River Bus service

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MBNA Thames Clippers to launch two new boats
18.02.2015

A drive to make the tidal Thames cleaner for current and future generations is already helping river users change how they deal with sewage waste.

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Port of London Authority's sewage-ban-byelaw comes into force

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