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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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06.02.2012

The PLA has launched a second film to help rowers use the tidal Thames safely

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New Film Targets Safety in Thames Rowing Hub
19.05.2017

‘Paddlers’ taking to the Thames have a new safety bible to turn to: the “Paddling Code” (Paddling on the Tideway – A Code of Practice for Paddling on the Tidal Thames) produced by the Port of London Authority, working with British Canoeing and several Thames based paddling organisations.

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New Guide for Paddlers on the Thames
09.05.2016

A new publication out now highlights the diversity of the port terminals and wharves on the River Thames.

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New guide to Port of London shipping terminals
08.11.2018

Heidi Alexander has named the latest addition to the PLA fleet of vessels that survey the bed of the tidal Thames, at a ceremony on Tower Pier.

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New High-tech vessel Thame named by Deputy Mayor for Transport
17.12.2014

The invasive quagga mussel (Dreissena rostiformis bugensis), named after a species of zebra because of their striped shell, has been found in the River Thames at Richmond by the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) annual survey of the riverbed. Quagga mussels were first discovered in the UK earlier this year during routine water quality testing in the River Wraysbury, near Staines, but have since moved downstream to Richmond, with the potential to spread further.

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New invasive mussel moves into London
04.09.2018

A historic cottage, formerly home to the keepers of Richmond Lock and Weir, on the northern, Middlesex bank of the River Thames, has been transformed into the new headquarters of a local firm of architects.

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New lease of life for Richmond lock keeper's cottage
26.07.2007

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has appointed Roy Stanbrook as its new harbour master. Roy will head the PLA’s Lower Thames District which stretches along the Kent and Essex coasts from Crossness to the North Sea.

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New man at the helm

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