PLA News Releases
News releases on the latest Thames events.
Use of the Thames could be transformed over the next 20 years, according to the latest Thames Vision publication issued today (Monday, 14 December 2015) by the Port of London Authority (PLA).Read more
Short Sea shipping specialists MacAndrews and OPDR join their forces at London Container Terminal in Tilbury.Read more
With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony at Tower Pier today (Thursday, 3 December 2015).Read more
As the rowing season kicks off, an updated, easy-to-use guide to rowing on the Thames has been launched by the Port of London Authority and Thames Regional Rowing Council (TRRC).Read more
International explorer Paul Rose and campaign partners have joined environment charity Thames21’s foreshore clean up today (Wednesday, 30 September) and called on Londoners to ‘do the right’ thing and make sure their rubbish goes in the bin, not in the River Thames.Read more
Due to deteriorating weather conditions (strong winds) causing large waves, we have had to cancel the participation of dragon boats in this year's race. Dragon boats have low sides, close to the water and are particularly vulnerable to taking on water in rough conditions.Read more