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News releases on the latest Thames events.

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05.07.2019

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is reporting strong interest in London’s first Greening Inland Shipping conference and exhibition, taking place on 10 September at The Crystal, London.

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Strong take-up for London's first Greening Inland Shipping event
14.06.2019

Due for completion in November, the £500,000 project requires the temporary closure of public access to the structure’s walkways, with extensive scaffolding needed to enable the application of 3,500 litres of paint, carefully sourced to meet English Heritage specifications.

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Richmond Lock and Weir 125th birthday refurbishment underway
17.05.2019

Exactly 125 years since it first operated, Richmond’s iconic lock and weir, spanning the River Thames, got a birthday visit today (17 May) by the local MP, hosted by the Port of London Authority (PLA)

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MP visits Richmond Lock and Weir on its 125th Birthday
30.04.2019

The River Thames will be discussed at a public meeting taking place at the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury on Tuesday 7 May 2019 at 6.30pm.

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Public meeting about the Thames - 7 May
13.03.2019

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.

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PLA Annual Reception – 12 March 2019 Chairman, Christopher Rodrigues’ Speech
23.11.2018

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has unveiled its latest film at the perfect venue – Britain’s biggest jobs and careers event.

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New PLA careers film premieres at Skills London 2018
08.11.2018

Heidi Alexander has named the latest addition to the PLA fleet of vessels that survey the bed of the tidal Thames, at a ceremony on Tower Pier.

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New High-tech vessel Thame named by Deputy Mayor for Transport
24.09.2018

River enthusiasts new and old defied wintry weather conditions for a packed programme of events celebrating the Thames in London on Sunday (23 September).

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Stormy weather fails to dampen ‘super Sunday’ spirits on the tidal Thames
31.07.2018

Anyone with an interest in the tidal Thames is welcome to attend the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) public meeting at the Museum of London Docklands on Monday 20 August.

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Port of London Authority public meeting at Museum of London Docklands
07.07.2018

As Maritime Safety Week kicks off, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has called on people taking their boats on the Thames to step up vigilance and avoid the ‘side effects’ of neglect, in a bid radically to reduce the number of breakdowns on the river.

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New safety campaign targets vessel breakdowns as Maritime Safety Week starts

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