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PLA News Releases

2017

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06.03.2017

A London teenager is set to swap school books for the rigours of the open sea, when she joins a crew for leg one of a transatlantic journey that begins on the Thames at Greenwich.

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Tall Ships Sail Trainees Excited to Sail Away
22.02.2017

Estuary Services Limited, a joint venture between the Port of London Authority and Peel Ports London Medway, is continuing its fleet replacement plan and buying another new pilot boat for its pilot transfer operations serving the ports of London and Medway.

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New British built pilot boat for the Thames and Medway
20.02.2017

Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning and Minister for London is calling for greater integration of the River Thames in the growth of London.

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Minister for London: River Thames Central to London’s Growth
09.02.2017

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched a free app to provide easy access to the latest information on the tidal river for those with an interest in navigating on the Thames.

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Port of London Authority launches tidal Thames app
08.02.2017

The captain of a Thames passenger boat has been fined for dangerous navigation on the river Thames.

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Tidal Thames - prosecution
08.02.2017

A conference organised by the Port of London Authority (PLA) to discuss aspirations for the Thames environment and heritage attracted over 100 delegates, including representatives from environment and heritage groups, terminal and river operators, regulators and local authorities.

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First Tidal Thames Environment & Heritage Conference attracts over 100 delegates
05.02.2017

Trade in the Port of London in 2016 reached the highest this decade, rising 10% to top 50 million tonnes for the first time since 2008.

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Port of London trade jumps more than 10% to 50 million tonnes
30.01.2017

People interested in the River Thames are invited to attend a Port of London Authority public meeting at London Rowing Club in Putney at 6.30 pm on Tuesday, 7 February.

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River Thames Public Meeting - Putney
16.01.2017

In just three months’ time, a fleet of international Tall Ships will arrive in London for the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta - a visual maritime feast over the Easter weekend that will see dozens of majestic Tall Ships set sail for Quebec in Canada from the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Three months to go: Tall Ships to sail into Royal Greenwich (13-16 April 2017)

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