Categories: London, Port of London AuthorityPublished On: 26.01.201992 words0.5 min read

Ships on the tidal Thames which meet tight environmental standards in 2019 will secure a 10% reduction in vessel conservancy charges payable to the Port of London Authority (PLA).

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The increased discount, 5% more than in 2018, applies to all craft registered with the International Maritime Organisation, whose emissions have an Environmental Ship Index rating of 30 or more.

Last year, 209 vessels achieving this standard called on the Thames, up from 150 in 2017. The cleaner vessels visited the port a total of 418 times, up from 338 on the previous 12 months.

Read the full article on the PLA website here