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PLA News Releases

2018

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05.12.2018

An annual awards ceremony which recognises safe rowing practices on the tidal Thames, has seen its top award go to Mortlake Anglian and Alpha Boat Club (MAABC).

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Rowing safety awards 2018 - Mortake club scoops first prize
23.11.2018

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has unveiled its latest film at the perfect venue – Britain’s biggest jobs and careers event.

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New PLA careers film premieres at Skills London 2018
20.11.2018

Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle Price joined seafarers, port and shipping representatives at London Tilbury Seafarers Centre late last week for the official opening of the centre’s new £50,000 basketball court and sports area.

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Thurrock MP opens New Tilbury Seafarers Centre basketball court
13.11.2018

The winners of river-inspired photography competition Thames Lens 2018 have been announced - and include this remarkable tidal Thames sunset scene.

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Tidal Thames sunset gets PLA thumbs-up for Thames Lens 2018
13.11.2018

Our aim is to provide cost effective services which encourage greater use of the Thames, in line with the Thames Vision. The reference figure we use for changes to charges is the September Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation rate, which for September 2018 was 3.3%.

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PLA Charges: Proposals for 2019
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
06.11.2018

Public access to documents charting the history of the River Thames and London’s Docks over nearly 250 years has been secured for at least another decade - in a new agreement between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and the Museum of London.

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New film celebrates extension of public access to unique river and docks archive
18.10.2018

Latest figures show a dramatic increase in the amount of freight being moved by river.

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Freight on the rise as Thames Vision strategy starts to bear fruit
27.09.2018

British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) and the Port of London Authority (PLA) are urging river users to steer clear of the beluga whale, which is currently in the Thames Estuary first spotted on 25 September 2018.

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Update on whale in Thames near Gravesend

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