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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.

In addition to the Notices to Mariners below, events are also posted on the PLA Events Calendar.

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Current Portwide Notices

P02-24 - Environment Agency Thames Barrier Closures - WOOLWICH REACH
Date Published: 26-Feb-24

P01-24 - The PLA's Safe Boarding Week -
Date Published: 26-Feb-24

P14-23 - Environment Agency Thames Barrier Closures - WOOLWICH REACH
Date Published: 21-Sep-23

P09-23 - Thames AIS Revised Specification -
Date Published: 17-Aug-23

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Current Lower & Estuary Notices

L11-24 - Dredging Operations - SEA REACH
Date Published: 16-Feb-24

L04-24 - Research Equipment Deployments - LOWER HOPE REACH to SEA REACH
Date Published: 11-Jan-24

L50-23 - Tilbury Dock Departure Reporting - NORTHFLEET HOPE
Date Published: 09-Nov-23

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Current Middle River Notices

M20-24 - London VTS - Temporary Change of Telephone Number - THAMES BARRIER NAVIGATION CENTRE
Date Published: 27-Feb-24

M19-24 - Bombay Wharf Exclusion Zone - LOWER POOL
Date Published: 26-Feb-24

M17-24 - The Tower of London 2024 Gun Salutes - UPPER POOL
Date Published: 16-Feb-24

M16-24 - Temporary Removal of Lambeth Fire Pontoon - LAMBETH REACH
Date Published: 09-Feb-24

M15-23 - Temporary River Closure - GREENWICH REACH
Date Published: 05-Feb-24

M14-24 - Westminster Bridge Arch Closure - LAMBETH REACH
Date Published: 01-Feb-24

M12-24 - Southwark Bridge Arch Closures - KINGS REACH
Date Published: 01-Feb-24

M11-24 - Thames Historic Barge Driving Events - GREENWICH REACH TO LAMBETH REACH
Date Published: 29-Jan-24

M10-24 - Ichthyoplankton and Smelt Egg Survey - BARN ELMS REACH TO BATTERSEA REACH
Date Published: 29-Jan-24

M09-23 - Barking Creek River Roding - BARKING REACH
Date Published: 19-Jan-24

M05-24 - King Edward Memorial Park Construction Works - LOWER POOL
Date Published: 10-Jan-24

M100-23 - St Georges Wharf Exclusion Zone - NINE ELMS REACH
Date Published: 31-Oct-23

M97-23 - Victoria Embankment Navigation Lights - LAMBETH REACH
Date Published: 25-Oct-23

M93-23 - Albert Embankment Cofferdam - NINE ELMS REACH
Date Published: 13-Oct-23

M85-23 - Blackfriars Construction Works - KINGS REACH
Date Published: 19-Sep-23

M36-23 - Chelsea Embankment Deconstruction Works - CHELSEA REACH
Date Published: 28-Mar-23

M18-23 - Barking Barrier Reduction in Air Draft - BARKING CREEK
Date Published: 14-Feb-23

M66 of 2022 - Fresh Wharf Sunken Vessel - BARKING CREEK
Date Published: 20-Oct-22

M62 of 2022 - Vauxhall Bridge Thames Tideway Works - NINE ELMS REACH
Date Published: 30-Sep-22

M49 of 2022 - Charing Cross Rail No.1 Arch - Smart Signal Lights
Date Published: 02-Aug-22

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Current Upper River Notices

U05-24 - London VTS - Temporary Change of Telephone Number - THAMES BARRIER NAVIGATION CENTRE
Date Published: 27-Feb-24

U01-24 - Oxford and Cambridge University Pre-Boat Race Fixtures - BARN ELMS REACH TO MORTLAKE REACH
Date Published: 03-Jan-24

U31-23 - Putney Bridge Pier Trial - BARN ELMS REACH
Date Published: 27-Dec-23

U20-23 - 2023/24 Head of the River Races - MORTLAKE REACH TO BARN ELMS REACH
Date Published: 29-Aug-23

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