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Notices to Mariners

Notices to Mariners provide essential, up to date information and advice to those supporting navigation and commercial shipping in the Port of London. Subjects will include (but not be limited to) advice on PLA procedures and/or requirements and notification of new and updated rules and regulations for navigation.

Some Notices remain effective indefinitely and these are subsequently published as Permanent Notices to Mariners. Click here to view

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Current Portwide Notices

No.20 of 2016 - Woolwich Reach - Environment Agency - Thames Barrier Closure
Date Published: 16-Aug-16

No.19 of 2016 - Vessels Licensed as Ship Towage Tugs By The Port of London Authority
Date Published: 09-Aug-16

No.18 of 2016 - PLA Publications
Date Published: 27-Jul-16

No.14 of 2016 - Updated PLA Publication - Code of Practice for Passenger Vessel Operations on the Thames 2016
Date Published: 16-Jun-16

No.13 of 2016 - Amendment to PLA Publication - Code of Practice for Craft Towage Operations on the Thames 2014
Date Published: 16-Jun-16

No.12 of 2016 - Safe Mooring of Vessels on the Thames
Date Published: 15-Jun-16

No.11 of 2016 - Port of London Authority - Local Knowledge Endorsements
Date Published: 15-Jun-16

No.10 of 2016 - General Directions for Navigation in the Port of London 2016
Date Published: 27-May-16

No.8 of 2016 - Rowing, Paddling & Sailing Events - Online Calendar
Date Published: 01-Apr-16

No.1 of 2016 - Notices Remaining in Force at 1st January 2016
Date Published: 04-Jan-16

No.25 of 2015 - Updated PLA Publication - Guidance to Berth Operators on the Thames 2012
Date Published: 22-Dec-15

No.23 of 2015 - Thames Estuary - London & Medway Pilotage Districts - Pilot Transfer Arrangements & Declaration
Date Published: 23-Nov-15

No.22 of 2015 - Definitive Berths List
Date Published: 20-Nov-15

No.15 of 2015 - Amendments to PLA Publication - Permanent Notices to Mariners 2014
Date Published: 14-Sep-15

No.13 of 2015 - Amendment to PLA Publication - Code of Practice Ship Towage Operations on the Thames
Date Published: 27-Aug-15

No.11 of 2015 - Updated PLA Publication - Mariners' Guide to Bridges on the Tidal Thames
Date Published: 28-Jul-15

No.10 of 2014 - Use of Automatic Identification Systems in the Port of London
Date Published: 22-Apr-14

No.3 of 2014 - Yantlet Secondary Channels
Date Published: 30-Jan-14

No.2 of 2014 - Maintenance Dredging on the Thames
Date Published: 23-Jan-14

No.8 of 2013 - Code of Practice for the Safe Mooring of Vessels on the Thames 2010 Amendments
Date Published: 21-May-13

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Current Lower & Estuary Notices

L15 of 2016 - Barrow Deep and Oaze Deep - Bradglen & Winkfield Wrecks Excavation Works
Date Published: 20-Oct-16

L14 of 2016 - Sea Reach - Oikos Auxiliary Jetty Diving Operations
Date Published: 14-Oct-16

L12 of 2016 - Gravesend Reach - Gravesham Annual Fireworks Display
Date Published: 08-Sep-16

L11 of 2016 - Gravesend Reach - Tilbury Landing Stage Lower Dolphin
Date Published: 23-Aug-16

L8 of 2016 - Princes Channel - Re-positioning of Princes Outer Buoy
Date Published: 02-Aug-16

L31 of 2015 - Thames Estuary - General Direction 13(3) Navigational Safety Requirements Compliance
Date Published: 18-Dec-15

L28 of 2015 - Gravesend Reach - Imperial Jetty - Repair Works
Date Published: 22-Sep-15

L24 of 2015 - Erith Reach - Callender Wharf - Demolition
Date Published: 21-Aug-15

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Current Middle River Notices

M83 of 2016 - Kings Reach - Blackfriars Pier Removal
Date Published: 26-Oct-16

M82 of 2016 - Kings Reach - Blackfriars Bridges Arch Closures
Date Published: 20-Oct-16

M81 of 2016 - Lambeth Reach - Victoria Embankment
Date Published: 07-Oct-16

M80 of 2016 - Kings Reach - River Pageant & Fireworks Display - Lord Mayor's Show - Saturday 12th November 2016
Date Published: 07-Oct-16

M77 of 2016 - Greenwich to Westminster - Apprentice Thames Barge Driving Row
Date Published: 04-Oct-16

M55 of 2016 - Richmond Lock & Weir Draw Off - Weirs Open 30th October to 20th November 2016
Date Published: 26-Jul-16

M53 of 2016 - Wandsworth Reach - Temporary Barge Mooring
Date Published: 19-Jul-16

M45 of 2016 - Lower Pool - Chambers Wharf Construction
Date Published: 16-Jun-16

M31 of 2016 - Bow Creek - Leamouth Lifting Footbridge
Date Published: 14-Apr-16

M29 of 2016 - Upper Pool - Battle Bridge Buoy - Re-Instatement
Date Published: 08-Apr-16

M12 of 2016 - Battersea Reach - Position Of Temporary Mooring
Date Published: 05-Feb-16

M7 of 2016 - Upper Pool - The Tower of London - Gun Salutes
Date Published: 18-Jan-16

M82 of 2015 - Kings Reaches - Baynard House Exclusion Zone
Date Published: 22-Dec-15

M76 of 2015 - Kings Reach - Blackfriars Road & Rail Bridges - No.2 Arch Closure
Date Published: 19-Nov-15

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Current Upper River Notices

U12 of 2016 - Mortlake Reach Upper - Strand-On-The -Green Barge Grid - Refurbishment Works
Date Published: 18-Oct-16

U10 of 2016 - Mortlake to Barn Elms Reach - River Closures - 2016-17 Head of the River Races
Date Published: 01-Sep-16

U7 of 2016 - Richmond Lock & Weir Draw Off - Weirs Open 30th October to 20th November 2016
Date Published: 26-Jul-16

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