PLA News Releases
News releases on the latest Thames events.
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 2017Read more
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.Read more
Lord Heseltine and members of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission took to the Thames late last week for their first fact-finding trip.Read more