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  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched an Investment Plan aimed at accelerating delivery of the goals in the Thames Vision and diversifying the PLA’s income streams. The plan is to target three broad categories of investment: commercial investments supporting river/port use; long term investments with a long payback period, which also deliver public […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of London Authority announced recently that the programme of maintenance dredging continues in the Sea Reach. According to the PLA, the 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Meuse River (115.8m LOA) and water injection dredger Dhamra (31m LOA) are conducting the tasks. The Meuse River, recently christened by the Flemish Minister for Mobility and […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) said in its latest announcement that a significant amount of dredging operations is set to take place at Dagenham No.8 Jetty in the following weeks.  According to PLA, the dredging works will begin in the Dagenham area on 26th September 2019, and will last approximately 7 weeks. The dredging […]

  • 14 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging and survey work along London Gateway Route will start next week [mappress] Source: Port of London, January 13, 2010

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, welcomed the foreign direct investment by Dubai’s DP World into London Gateway, while visiting the recently opened deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. During her visit, the Lord Mayor, climbed one of the world’s largest quay cranes to have an elevated view of […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony held yesterday at Tower Pier. Officially named by Thurrock MP, Jackie Doyle-Price, London Titan will keep the river clear of obstructions and channels clearly marked for […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A streamlined approach to regulating development in the River Thames has been agreed by the MMO and Port of London Authority. The ‘Thames Concordat’ is a new set of principles both organisations will follow in cases where both the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) have a regulatory remit. It aims […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s new deep-water port celebrated the arrival of the first ship, which delivered an early Christmas gift of four new automatic stacking cranes. The very first ship to dock at London Gateway was the Wieniawski, which began its journey in China several weeks ago and completed its journey last week. The ship was guided […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is investing £3.5 million in new dry discharge system at CEMEX Northfleet Wharf, aimed to secure Thames river traffic and improve building materials throughputs at the site. The development will enable CEMEX Marine dredgers to discharge sand and gravel more efficiently for processing at the Northfleet site. CEMEX Marine dredgers […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The Port of London Authority in the UK has completed the latest development project at its hub Denton Wharf taking total investment there…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 2, 2011; Image: pla.co.uk

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Navigation equipment manufacturers Consilium UK announce that they have been appointed to supply the full bridge navigation package to Manor Marine, for the Port of London Authority’s new Mooring Maintenance Vessel currently under build at Portland. Phil Such, of Consilium UK said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to design and install the navigation […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority has just announced that on or about 29th June 2016, contractors working on the Tideway Tunnel Project will start works which will involve extending Chambers Wharf approximately 35 meters nearer to the Southern edge of the channel. These operations will include dredging, diving, sheet piling and back filling operations and will be conducted […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian Wharf – Brett Aggregates’ new hub site alongside the Thames in East London – reached a significant milestone last month, when it took delivery of its first shipment of aggregate brought in by river from the company’s Cliffe terminal on the Thames Estuary in North Kent. The Neptune, a self-discharging coaster vessel, transported 2,150 […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    London Titan – the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new and unique multi-purpose mooring maintenance vessel – will help modernize how the authority works and provide a safe work platform for staff. Speaking just days after Titan was launched into crystal clear waters at Portland Harbor, Dorset, PLA director of marine operations Peter Steen said […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The two organizations which oversee development consents along the River Thames have reached an agreement intended to streamline and coordinate their regulatory activities. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) agreed to the Thames Concordat, a set of principles to be followed in cases where both have a regulatory remit. The […]

  • 6 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 29 – December 6).   VIDEO: Honeymoon Beachfill Wrapped Up The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed.   Anchorage Park Scheme Opens The Eastern Solent […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Towering at a height of 138 metres, taller than the London Eye, London Gateway’s colossal quay cranes are on their way to the UK’s new deep-water container port. The first three of the port’s giant quay cranes, manufactured by Shanghai’s Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC), have started their journey from China. The enormous crane’s boom […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the Young CEDA UK plans to hold seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’ on 22 February, 2017 in London. During the event, Young CEDA UK will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or studying in a related field. “Through questions […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A seminar on ‘Thames Dredging Opportunities’, organized by Young CEDA, is set to take place next week, 22 February, 2017, at the University College London, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said. During the seminar, Young CEDA will facilitate a lively and relevant seminar on dredging opportunities for the River Thames, aimed at anyone working or […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting about the River Thames will take place at Erith Yacht Club, Anchor Bay Wharf, Manor Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD on Wednesday 18 June 2014 at 6.30pm. This meeting will be an opportunity to put questions and issues about the Thames direct to senior staff from the Port of London Authority (PLA). […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has approved development plans for the expansion of the Port of Tilbury, on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex, England. Currie & Brown is providing project management, commercial management and procurement services on the Tilbury2 project. Commenting the latest news, Peter Ward, commercial director at the […]

  • 11 February 2013

    State-of-the-art fully automated stacking cranes (ASCs) currently being installed at the UK’s new national hub port will increase reliability and ensure smoother, more efficient operations 24 hours a day, even in weather conditions that would force non-automated systems to close. One of the first to view the new equipment being erected was UK Transport Minister […]

  • 20 September 2011

    Cooperation and ongoing projects were at the centre of talks yesterday between DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and UK Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Stephen Green, at the company’s Head Office in Jebel Ali. Lord Green, who is currently on an official visit to the UAE, toured the Jebel Ali Port […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Mark Lyndon UK, one of the UK’s largest exporters of used paper, has confirmed that it will significantly reduce haulage costs and increase the efficiency of its export operations by moving cargo through London Gateway. The Nottingham based paper company, which exports through deep-sea shipping to Asia, will be routing a significant amount of its […]