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PLA News Releases

A - Z Directory

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

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Thames Festival Trust in partnership with the Port of London Authority is proud to announce that this year’s Thames Lens photography competition is now open.

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Thames Lens 2017 Announcement

Marine training on the River Thames is to receive a major boost with the launch of a new skills organisation that will support crew training and development on the UK’s busiest waterway.

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Thames marine training and skills to be stepped-up

Thames Oilport announces that it is to expand the amount of tankage to be used for diesel storage, bringing into use a further 56,000 cbm of tankage from Q1 2017.

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Thames Oilport announces additional diesel tankage

Today Thames Oilport celebrates the receipt of the first in a series of diesel shipments to be stored on site. The arrival of these shipments is a major milestone that brings fuel into the terminal for the first time since the closure of the Coryton refinery.

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Thames Oilport completes first phase of development

19 vessels in for the Olympics - supply line and passengers the focus

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Thames Olympic Update

Thames Rowing Club has won the tenth Port of London Authority (PLA) annual Rowing Safety Award, along with a £1,250 cash prize during a ceremony at their club in Putney.

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Thames Rowing Club scoops tenth annual Rowing Safety Award

University of London Boat Club is the latest tidal Thames rowing club to win the Port of London Authority (PLA) annual Rowing Safety Award. Now in its 11th year, the award winners received a £1,000 cash prize. PLA chief harbour master, Bob Baker commented: “University of London Boat Club have previously been runners-up and are deserved winners. It’s great to see a highly competitive student club with such a sound safety culture.”

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Thames rowing safety award winners 2017: University Of London Boat Club

The Port of London Authority (PLA) which oversees safety on the tidal Thames has issued formal safety warnings to all recreational craft users.

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Thames Safety Warning as Heavy Rain Causes Strong River Flows

Port of London Authority (PLA) chairman, Christopher Rodrigues CBE has heralded a bright future for the Thames, identifying strong prospects for growth and a new skills academy to facilitate the training of people to work on the river.

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Thames set for a bright future

Six weeks after the biggest ever pageant on the Thames, London’s river and docks are set to start welcoming vessels large and small as they arrive for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Thames set for busy Olympics

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