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PLA News Releases

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Listed below is a complete listing of our current news releases (by title).

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A Royal Navy Commanding Officer from London will bring his Type 23 frigate into his home city on January 15.

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 London Man Brings His Warship HMS Argyll to Thames

A new TV series which features people looking for historic artefacts on the Thames foreshore (commonly called ‘mudlarking’) has prompted the Port of London Authority (PLA) to remind people of some of the hazards involved.

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'Mud Men': Safety Warning

The captain and owning company of a Thames motor barge have been found guilty of serious breaches of safety rules, following a trial at Hammersmith Magistrates Court.

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'Tidy Thames 1' - prosecution over Thames safety breaches

Museum of London Docklands welcomes the Port of London Authority (PLA) to help celebrate a century of service to the tidal Thames.

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100 years of London's Port history

The Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Denton base chalked up a milestone last week when its boat lift handled its 1,000th vessel: a Thames Clipper fast ferry out of the water for routine maintenance.

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1000 Boat-Lift Milestone for PLA's Thames Base

Port of London Authority (PLA) employees gathered today (1 April 2019) at their bases along the tidal Thames to mark the 110th anniversary of the organisation’s creation in 1909.

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110 year celebration for the PLA

The second PLA Olympic ‘gatekeeper’ patrol started operations on the Thames at Richmond on Wednesday, 25 July.

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2nd PLA Olympic 'Gatekeeper' Patrol starts

A day of celebrations and thanksgiving was held at the London Cruise terminal in Tilbury today (22 June) to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush into the port on Tuesday 22 June 1948 with hundreds of people on board who travelled for 30 days from Jamaica to begin a new life in Great Britain.

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70th anniversary celebrations to mark arrival of Empire Windrush at Tilbury

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