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PLA News Releases

Trade

News releases relating to Thames trade developments and investments by terminal operators.

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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
20.11.2016

A strategically important protected wharf in East London is set to return to operation after its acquisition by the Port of London Authority.

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East London wharf set for return to cargo handling
13.09.2016

The Port of London is set to become the first UK port to recognise ship owners committed to progressively improving their environmental performance, as part of a wider approach to reduce the port’s environmental impact.

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Thames ship discount for environmental high performers
25.08.2016

A streamlined approach to regulating development in the River Thames has been agreed by the MMO and Port of London Authority

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Thames concordat: a way forward for River Thames regulation
17.08.2016

London Container Terminal in Tilbury, along with the Port of London Authority (PLA), welcomed the inaugural call of MSC’s neo-panama vessel to the Thames this week following her transit of the newly enlarged Panama Canal.

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London container terminal welcomes the first neo-panamax vessel into Tilbury
15.08.2016

Port of Tilbury and S Walsh’s new construction alliance - London Construction Link – have started to carry out the water-bourne delivery of the Thames Tideway Tunnel project offices to Central London.

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Thames Tideway Tunnel project offices barged along river by LCL
11.08.2016

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
15.07.2016

The London Tilbury Seafarers Centre, which now offers a new 24-hour lounge for seafarers after a major refurbishment programme, was officially reopened today (15th July 2016) by Port of London Authority Chairman Christopher Rodrigues.

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London Tilbury Seafarers Centre re-opens offering 24-hour access
04.07.2016

London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross CBE has welcomed the launch today (Monday, 4 July 2016) of the Thames Vision, a framework for developing greater use of the Thames over the next twenty years.

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Deputy Mayor of London Welcomes The Thames Vision
30.06.2016

Three new barges have been delivered to Cory Riverside. They will be used to transfer 200,000 tonnes per annum of Incinerator Bottom Ash from Cory’s Riverside Resource Recovery Energy from Waste facility, situated on the banks of the River Thames in the London Borough of Bexley.

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Cory Riverside takes delivery of three new barges

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