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PLA News Releases

2017

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19.05.2017

‘Paddlers’ taking to the Thames have a new safety bible to turn to: the “Paddling Code” (Paddling on the Tideway – A Code of Practice for Paddling on the Tidal Thames) produced by the Port of London Authority, working with British Canoeing and several Thames based paddling organisations.

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New Guide for Paddlers on the Thames
09.05.2017

The Port of London Authority launched its latest safety campaign, focused on the Human Factor, at its Annual Stakeholder Forum today (Tuesday, 9 May).

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Latest PLA safety campaign targets human error
05.05.2017

The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has this week been awarded an internationally recognised quality mark – the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) - issued by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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Tilbury secures UK’s first AEO accreditation for a multipurpose port
26.04.2017

As cruising season approaches, the Port of London Authority (PLA) is helping narrowboaters prepare to make the challenging journey between canals and waterways along the tidal Thames.

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Top tips to prepare your Canal boat for the Thames
25.04.2017

Greenergy today began road-loading of diesel and heating oil at Thames Oilport, giving it a new and strategically important supply location in the South East of England.

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Greenergy commences diesel and gasoil supply from Thames Oilport
24.04.2017

In the first three months of the year, 66 ships calling at terminals on the Thames qualified for the UK’s first port charge discount for cleaner ships.

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Positive early take up of ‘green’ discount on port charges
09.04.2017

The shipping minister, John Hayes MP and deputy mayor of London for Transport, Val Shawcross were among more than 30 business leaders and politicians who joined the Port of London Authority’s first port infrastructure meeting, discussing the road, rail, river and crossing connections needed to unlock the forecast growth of the port over the next 20 years.

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Infrastructure Meeting for Growing Port of London
04.04.2017

Online booking capability, provision of more coaching, new clubs and promotional campaigns are set to be at the heart of a new drive to double participation in sports on the Thames over the next two decades.

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New Drive to Double Sporting Numbers on the Thames
09.03.2017

A young man who’s been taken on full time at the Port of London Authority (PLA) is proving that apprenticeships work.

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Port of London apprentice thinks they are an excellent route to work

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