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PLA News Releases


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



The Port of Tilbury’s London Paper Terminal announces a new deal with Hemisphere Freight to handle over 20,000 tonnes of directories from Spain.

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Tilbury’s London Paper Terminal Signs Deal with Hemisphere Freight

London Distribution Park (LDP) infrastructure works is complete for the bespoke 70-acre warehousing development located beside the Port of Tilbury.

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Tilbury’s New 70-acre London Distribution Park Completes Infrastructure Work

The Port of London Authority (PLA) announces the appointment of three new non-executive directors.

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Port of London Authority Board Appointments

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has completed the latest stage in its radar upgrade programme.

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Radar Upgrade Improves Protection of Thames Barrier

The amount of freight moved on the Thames through the capital has trebled in the last four years, reaching a new decade high in 2013.

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Thames Freight at Highest Level in a Decade

London Container Terminal in Tilbury, owned by Forth Ports Limited, this week welcomed the brand new Cap San Lorenzo with her cargo of over 9600 TEUs.

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London Container Terminal Handles Largest Ever Container Ship

The Port of Tilbury, one the UK’s largest ports, handling over 3 million tonnes of forest products, announces the launch of London Paper Terminal (LPT).

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Tilbury Launches London Paper Terminal

Latest figures from the Port of London Authority (PLA) show the volume of cargo handled at terminals on the tidal Thames in 2013 was flat with overall cargo trade marginally down.

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Port of London Trade Flat in 2013

Two brand new products and extended dining after bumper year in 2013

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City Cruises Goes From Strength To Strength As 2014 Plans Unveiled

New Agreement For New UK East Coast Service

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London Container Terminal Secures New Service with MSc and Zeta System

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