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News releases on the latest Thames events.

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07.07.2018

As Maritime Safety Week kicks off, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has called on people taking their boats on the Thames to step up vigilance and avoid the ‘side effects’ of neglect, in a bid radically to reduce the number of breakdowns on the river.

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New safety campaign targets vessel breakdowns as Maritime Safety Week starts
11.06.2018

London is set to welcome harbour masters from around the world later this month, when the International Harbour Masters’ Association (IHMA) holds its biennial Congress in the city.

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International Harbour Masters heading for London
01.05.2018

Anyone with an interest in the tidal Thames is welcome to attend the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) public meeting in Thurrock next week.

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Thurrock public meeting for Port Of London Authority
09.02.2018

The River Thames will be discussed at a public meeting taking place at London Rowing Club on Putney Embankment on Thursday 22 February 2018 at 6.30pm.

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Public meeting about the Thames
03.07.2017

The Port of London Authority (PLA) and Shell will be running an emergency exercise on the Thames, in the vicinity of Canvey Island, on Tuesday, 4 July.

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Emergency Exercise Notice Tuesday 4 July 2017
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)
13.10.2016

The countdown is on to Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta that will celebrate 150 years of the Canadian Confederation in a breathtaking sail from the shores of Royal Greenwich to the heart of Quebec. Royal Greenwich will be the first host port for the race to Canada and, with over 8 miles of riverfront set against a backdrop of historic buildings and majestic parks, there will be plenty to see and do during the rally-point for the fleet of Tall Ships over Easter weekend 2017

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Six months to go until Tall Ships fleet anchors in Royal Greenwich
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
12.07.2016

Lord Heseltine and members of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission took to the Thames late last week for their first fact-finding trip.

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Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission takes to the Thames

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