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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.

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Current Portwide Notices

No.5 of 2017 - Woolwich Reach Environment Agency Thames Barrier Closures
Date Published: 10-Feb-17

No.4 of 2017 - Vessels Licensed as Ship Towage Tugs by the Port of London Authority
Date Published: 20-Jan-17

No.1 of 2017 - Notices Remaining in Force at 1st January 2017
Date Published: 03-Jan-17

No.21 of 2016 - Updated PLA Publication - Recreational Users Guide
Date Published: 10-Nov-16

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

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Current Lower & Estuary Notices

L17 of 2016 - Erith Reach - Erith Causeway
Date Published: 25-Nov-16

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

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Current Middle River Notices

M16 of 2017 - Lambeth Reach - Victoria Embankment
Date Published: 23-Feb-17

M15 of 2017 - Lambeth Reach - Millbank Lower Barge Mooring
Date Published: 21-Feb-17

M14 of 2017 - Lambeth & Kings Reaches - Diving Investigation Works
Date Published: 17-Feb-17

M13 of 2017 - Lower Pool - Chambers Wharf Construction
Date Published: 16-Feb-17

M11 of 2017 - Upper Pool - Tower Bridge - Arch Closures
Date Published: 09-Feb-17

M10 of 2017 - Woolwich Reach - Woolwich Arsenal Pier - Piling Operations
Date Published: 03-Feb-17

M7 of 2017 - Blackwall Reach - Reuters Pier - Demolition Works
Date Published: 19-Jan-17

M6 of 2017 - Limehouse Reach - Duke Shore Wharf - Wall Stabilisation Works
Date Published: 18-Jan-17

M5 of 2017 - Nine Elms Reach - Battersea Power Station Works
Date Published: 11-Jan-17

M4 of 2017 - Wandsworth Reach - River Wandle Weir Removal
Date Published: 11-Jan-17

M3 of 2017 - Kings Reach - Embankment Pier - Lifting Operations
Date Published: 11-Jan-17

M2 of 2017 - Lower Pool - Pre Dredge & Sampling Ground Investigation Works
Date Published: 03-Jan-17

M1 of 2017 - Upper Pool - The Tower of London - 2017 Gun Salutes
Date Published: 03-Jan-17

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

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

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

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Current Upper River Notices

U2 of 2017 - Oxford and Cambridge University Pre-Boat Race Fixtures
Date Published: 25-Jan-17

U1 of 2017 - Barn Elms Reach - Hammersmith Bridge - Restricted Headroom
Date Published: 16-Jan-17

U15 of 2016 - Barn Elms Reach - Construction of a Temporary Slipway
Date Published: 24-Nov-16

U13 of 2016 - Barn Elms Reach - Construction of a Temporary Slipway
Date Published: 01-Nov-16

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

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