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PLA News Releases

Trade

News releases relating to Thames trade developments and investments by terminal operators.

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07.09.2015

As London International Shipping Week starts (Monday, 7 September), new Port of London Authority (PLA) data shows the tidal Thames is thriving, both economically, with over 40,000 jobs linked to port operations, and also in terms of its amenity value, which is worth over £100 million in health benefits for residents alone who enjoy 10 million bike rides and walks on the towpath every year.

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New Reports Measures Tidal Thames' Economic and Amenity Value
20.08.2015

Hull structures have been completed on CTruk's construction of a new 17m. survey catamaran for the Port of London Authority (PLA).

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New PLA catamaran reaches hull milestone
03.08.2015

London, UK, 31st July, 2015:- Pentalver, a leading UK inland container service operator, has opened its new five acre site at the UK’s newest deep sea container port, DP World London Gateway.

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Pentalver Opens Permanent Container Services Facility
22.07.2015

New civil engineering support and transport platform set to reduce works traffic on London’s roads

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Innovative Self-Powered Work Barge Enters Service on the River Thames
17.07.2015

The latest Port of London Authority (PLA) safety campaign is looking to improve all river users’ awareness of how to share the river safely with smaller, vulnerable recreational craft on the tidal Thames.

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Latest Thames safety campaign aims to look after vulnerable river users
17.07.2015

On 1st July, Frontier Agriculture became the exclusive strategic partner for the Port of Tilbury, and immediately began to put the arrangement to good use. “On the same day that we officially took control of the grain terminal at Tilbury, we sold our first boat, very much demonstrating our commitment to growers in the South East,” explains Marc Rogerson, wheat trader at Frontier.

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Frontier and Port of Tilbury strategic grain terminal partnership underway
18.05.2015

The continued growth of freight on the river Thames has kept more than half a million lorry trips off London’s roads in the past two years.

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Thames keeps half a million lorry trips off London roads
15.05.2015

May, 18th 2015, the ART 80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Evolution will be christened at the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Greenwich Ship Tier in London during the cocktail reception of ‘Tugnology Conference’.

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Naming Ceremony ART80-32 Hybrid Rotortug RT Evolution in London
01.05.2015

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has confirmed the dates and venues for the first round of public meetings as part of its project to develop a Vision for the future of the tidal Thames – the 95 miles of river that runs from Teddington Lock through London to the North Sea.

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Thames Vision Public Meeting Dates Confirmed
29.04.2015

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has announced that anyone with an interest in the tidal Thames will be able to attend its Annual Stakeholder Forum this year.

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Port of London Authority's Annual Forum Open to All

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