PLA News Releases
News releases relating to Thames trade developments and investments by terminal operators.
More than 250 river stakeholders came together for the Port of London Authority (PLA) annual reception on 12 March. At event, PLA chairman, Christopher Rodrigues delivered a speech covering the key themes of investment, pilotage and jobs. The full text of the speech follows.Read more
Our aim is to provide cost effective services which encourage greater use of the Thames, in line with the Thames Vision. The reference figure we use for changes to charges is the September Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation rate, which for September 2018 was 3.3%.Read more
Latest figures show a dramatic increase in the amount of freight being moved by river.Read more
Work is well underway on a £2.5 million programme of investments at Tower Wharf in Northfleet, enabling owner Seacon to target emerging opportunities to supply building materials to major construction projects in London.Read more
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has awarded the five-year contract for management of its Central London Cruise Moorings to a joint venture between the Port of Tilbury and MBNA Thames Clippers.Read more
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has welcomed news that Forth Ports is seeking expressions of interest from contractors in landside and marine works, worth some £80 million, for its proposed port expansion project, Tilbury2. The Planning Inspectorate is considering Forth Ports’ application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the scheme, a 152 acre site which was part of the former Tilbury Power Station that will include a new deep water jetty in the river Thames. The site will be developed with a roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) freight ferry terminal, set to be operated by P&O Ferries and a construction materials and aggregates processing terminalRead more