This might interest young job seekers – from the Port of London Authority website yesterday:
< blockquote>The Port of London Authority (PLA) is joining a drive to encourage young job seekers to look to the Thames for their career.
The port authority ….will be hosting a careers Open Day at its Gravesend navigation and marine services bases on Thursday 18 July.
Twenty four Thames-based companies will be exhibiting on the PLA’s Royal Terrace Pier, promoting their services and introducing real-world working skills and career paths to businesses, jobseekers and those in education. Among those exhibiting will be DP World who are currently developing the new £1.5 billion London Gateway Port in Essex and marine services company, Red 7 Marine.
Places on the programme, which starts at 11 am, are limited and can be booked by email here
Those who secure a place will visit/see the PLA’s:
Divers’ area, incorporating the decompression tank
TOSCA (Oil Spill Response)
Boat lift / boat mover
Vessel Traffic Services
So if you know someone who might be interested, they need to look at the PLA website and email for a place on the programme.