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PLA Videos

PLA Archive

Our archive contains an accumulation of videos signifying moments from the PLA's journey.


Docked in 75 seconds

24 miles in 75 seconds. See container ship Rio Blanco's passage up the Thames from the North Sea to coming alongside at London Container Terminal.

HMS Argyll leaving London

HMS Argyll leaving London on 19 January 2014. Seen here under tow by two Svitzer tugs, being manoeuvred through Tower Bridge.

New ESL Pilot Launches

Estuary Services Limited's (ESL) new launches are now in use boarding and landing service for pilots joining and leaving ships trading to London and Medway.

PLA Ship Of The Day - 21 Aug 2013

PLA Ship Of The Day - 21 Aug 2013 is the FTI BERLIN built in 1979 at the Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft at Kiel in Western Germany for a consortium of German investors.

New Thames Patrol Launches - a Port of London Authority Film

A film about the latest additions to the Port of London Authority's fleet - 'Kew' and 'Lambeth'

Naming of the PLA's latest launches - a Port of London Authority Film

London MPs Kate Hoey and Jane Ellison named the Port of London Authority's new launches during a ceremony on the Thames on 28th June 2011.