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Notices to Mariners

Notices to Mariners provide essential, up to date information and advice to those supporting navigation and commercial shipping in the Port of London. Subjects will include (but not be limited to) advice on PLA procedures and/or requirements and notification of new and updated rules and regulations for navigation.

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Current Portwide Notices

No.11 of 2017 - Updated PLA Publication - Code of Practice for Craft Towage Operations on the Thames
Date Published: 20-Apr-17

No.10 of 2017 - Vessels Licensed as Ship Towage Tugs by the Port of London Authority
Date Published: 11-Apr-17

No.7 of 2017 - Bridge Manning Requirements
Date Published: 16-Mar-17

No.5 of 2017 - Woolwich Reach Environment Agency Thames Barrier Closures
Date Published: 10-Feb-17

No.1 of 2017 - Notices Remaining in Force at 1st January 2017
Date Published: 03-Jan-17

No.21 of 2016 - Updated PLA Publication - Recreational Users Guide
Date Published: 10-Nov-16

No.18 of 2016 - PLA Publications
Date Published: 27-Jul-16

No.14 of 2016 - Updated PLA Publication - Code of Practice for Passenger Vessel Operations on the Thames 2016
Date Published: 16-Jun-16

No.12 of 2016 - Safe Mooring of Vessels on the Thames
Date Published: 15-Jun-16

No.11 of 2016 - Port of London Authority - Local Knowledge Endorsements
Date Published: 15-Jun-16

No.10 of 2016 - General Directions for Navigation in the Port of London 2016
Date Published: 27-May-16

No.8 of 2016 - Rowing, Paddling & Sailing Events - Online Calendar
Date Published: 01-Apr-16

No.23 of 2015 - Thames Estuary - London & Medway Pilotage Districts - Pilot Transfer Arrangements & Declaration
Date Published: 23-Nov-15

No.22 of 2015 - Definitive Berths List
Date Published: 20-Nov-15

No.11 of 2015 - Updated PLA Publication - Mariners' Guide to Bridges on the Tidal Thames
Date Published: 28-Jul-15

No.10 of 2014 - Use of Automatic Identification Systems in the Port of London
Date Published: 22-Apr-14

No.3 of 2014 - Yantlet Secondary Channels
Date Published: 30-Jan-14

No.2 of 2014 - Maintenance Dredging on the Thames
Date Published: 23-Jan-14

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Current Lower & Estuary Notices

L2 of 2017 - Erith Reach - Erith Causeway
Date Published: 07-Apr-17

L1 of 2017 - Canvey Island - Wash and Draw-off Dangers on Public Beaches
Date Published: 17-Mar-17

L8 of 2016 - Princes Channel - Re-positioning of Princes Outer Buoy
Date Published: 02-Aug-16

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Current Middle River Notices

M36 of 2017 - Thames Barrier Control Zone - Thames Barrier Temporary Navigation Lights
Date Published: 21-Apr-17

M35 of 2017 - Wandsworth Reach - Hurlingham Wharf - River Wall Strengthening
Date Published: 20-Apr-17

M34 of 2017 - Nine Elms Reach - Kirtling Street Works Site - Jetty Construction
Date Published: 19-Apr-17

M33 of 2017 - Wandsworth Reach - Lombard and Wigmore Wharves - River Wall Works
Date Published: 06-Apr-17

M30 of 2017 - Upper Pool - Tower Bridge - Arch Closures
Date Published: 15-Mar-17

M27 of 2017 - Lower Pool - Shadwell Slipway Construction
Date Published: 14-Mar-17

M26 of 2017 - Kings Reach to Wandsworth Reach - Marine Works Including Bridge Arch Closures
Date Published: 13-Mar-17

M25 of 2017 - Cross Deep to Woolwich Reach (Upper) - Traditional Rowing Events in London 2017
Date Published: 10-Mar-17

M20 of 2017 - Kings Reach - Embankment Pier - Lifting Operations
Date Published: 01-Mar-17

M16 of 2017 - Lambeth Reach - Victoria Embankment
Date Published: 23-Feb-17

M15 of 2017 - Lambeth Reach - Millbank Lower Barge Mooring
Date Published: 21-Feb-17

M13 of 2017 - Lower Pool - Chambers Wharf Construction
Date Published: 16-Feb-17

M6 of 2017 - Limehouse Reach - Duke Shore Wharf - Wall Stabilisation Works
Date Published: 18-Jan-17

M4 of 2017 - Wandsworth Reach - River Wandle Weir Removal
Date Published: 11-Jan-17

M1 of 2017 - Upper Pool - The Tower of London - 2017 Gun Salutes
Date Published: 03-Jan-17

M53 of 2016 - Wandsworth Reach - Temporary Barge Mooring
Date Published: 19-Jul-16

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Current Upper River Notices

U3 of 2017 - Cross Deep to Woolwich Reach (Upper) - Traditional Rowing Events in London 2017
Date Published: 10-Mar-17

U15 of 2016 - Barn Elms Reach - Construction of a Temporary Slipway
Date Published: 24-Nov-16

U13 of 2016 - Barn Elms Reach - Construction of a Temporary Slipway
Date Published: 01-Nov-16

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