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Posted: 21 Jun 2019

Response to shelved Thames bridge plan

Statement from Sean Collins, CEO and co-founder MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 22 May 2019

MBNA Thames Clippers turns 20

MBNA Thames Clippers is offering 200 London experiences to celebrate our 20th anniversary

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Posted: 5 Mar 2019

Venus Clipper arrives in London

Commuters and visitors can celebrate their latest love affair with the Thames now that Venus Clipper has sailed into town.

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Posted: 18 Feb 2019

Venus Clipper makes a splash

Venus Clipper is lowered into the water for the first time at Wight Shipyward Co in East Cowes

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Posted: 9 Jan 2019

A floating space for London: work begins on Royal Wharf Pier

Construction has begun on Royal Wharf Pier: a new riverboat terminal which will be served by MBNA Thames Clippers.

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Posted: 23 Nov 2018

Grab a free Cup For Life on your commute and help the environment

Kick off the Christmas season with an environmentally friendly gift and pick up a free reusable cup.

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Posted: 31 Oct 2018

MBNA Thames Clippers names its biggest-ever vessel

MBNA Thames Clippers reveals the name of their 19th vessel currently under construction on the Isle of Wight.

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Posted: 8 Oct 2018

Nominated for the Family Traveller Awards 2018

MBNA Thames Clippers are delighted to have been nominated for the Family Traveller Awards 2018. Vote for us

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Posted: 8 Oct 2018

River Thames hits milestone of 40 million passengers

MBNA Thames Clippers, is celebrating carrying its 40 millionth passenger ahead of its twentieth birthday next year.

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Posted: 14 May 2018

Trains, pains and automobiles – commuting has a major impact on Brits’ mental health

Almost two thirds of Brits (61 per cent) say commuting causes them anxiety, with one in three (28 per cent) claiming it negatively affects their mental health. 

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Posted: 17 Nov 2017

Chelsea Pensioners guests of honour at official celebration of new Battersea Power Station Pier

Val Shawcross CBE, Cllr Govidia and Chelsea Pensioners officially open the new Battersea Power Station Pier

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Posted: 31 Oct 2017

Travel to Battersea is going to be a breeze with us

London’s river transport network is expanding with the addition of Battersea Power Station on the 1st November 2017

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Posted: 17 Aug 2017

Welcome to London, Jupiter Clipper

London’s newest river bus vessel will be entering service later today as the 172-capacity Jupiter Clipper cruises into the capital.

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Posted: 13 Jul 2017

6,500 LEGO® bricks and it floats!

MBNA Thames Clippers unveils new addition to Miniland at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

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Posted: 11 Jul 2017

VIDEO - This is how you build £6.3 million worth of boat

Watch a timelapse of the construction of Mercury Clipper

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Posted: 6 Jul 2017

My Summertime Commute

The third blog post from our Chief Commuting Officer telling us about her summer commute by river and what she thinks of our brand new boat, Mercury Clipper.

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Posted: 21 Jun 2017

New passenger ferry leaves the Isle of Wight to sail 200 nautical miles to London

The first of two new boats, Mercury Clipper makes her way into London to join MBNA Thames Clippers' fleet

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Posted: 15 Jun 2017

MBNA, WWF & MBNA Thames Clippers launch first contactless charity donations on moving vessel

MBNA and WWF have teamed up with MBNA Thames Clippers to launch the first ever contactless charity donations on board a moving vessel.

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Posted: 27 Apr 2017

New additions to the London transport network named

Launching this summer Mercury Clipper and Jupiter Clipper will provide additional capacity across the River Thames network.

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Posted: 12 Apr 2017


The second blog post from our Chief Commuting Officer telling us about her spring commute by river.

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Posted: 7 Mar 2017

MBNA Thames Clippers wins Employer of the Year

MBNA Thames Clippers wins Employer of the Year at the London Transport Awards

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Posted: 4 Jan 2017

Love my commute

The first blog post from our Chief Commuting Officer, telling us how she came to commute by river. 

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Posted: 14 Oct 2016

MBNA Thames Clippers sails away with National Transport Award

MBNA Thames Clippers has been named Ferry Operator of the Year at the National Transport Awards. 

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Posted: 10 Oct 2016

MBNA Thames Clippers confirms largest UK fast-ferry shipyard order in over 25 years

The largest fast passenger ferry order for a UK shipyard in over 25 years has been confirmed by MBNA Thames Clippers today. Two new 170 capacity passenger boats will be built at the Wight Shipyard Co on the Isle of Wight, and will join London’s growing river transport network in summer 2017.  

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Posted: 12 Sep 2016

Cruise along the river, fly above the Thames and have fun at London Transport Museum – all in one day, with one ticket

London Transport Museum, Emirates Air Line and MBNA Thames Clippers have teamed up to create a special combined cable-car, River Bus and Museum ticket offer. 

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Posted: 12 Sep 2016

Celebrate Totally Thames with 2-for-1 travel

Make the most of the 150 events taking place during this month’s Totally Thames festival with 2-for-1 river travel from MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 12 Sep 2016

Bienvenido, Bienvenue and Willkommen to the River

MBNA Thames Clippers introduces new language options to popular London tourist app


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Posted: 17 Jun 2016

MBNA Launches First-Ever Floating Football Fan Zone

With the whole of Europe gripped by football fever, leading credit card firm MBNA has created the first-ever Floating Fan Zone on the River Thames. 

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Posted: 20 May 2016

Touch in and take to the Thames as contactless payment comes to the river

From today (20 May), customers travelling on MBNA Thames Clippers River Bus services will be able to pay as you go using contactless payment cards, as part of Transport for London (TfL)’s continued investment in the river.

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Posted: 27 Jan 2016

MBNA Thames Clippers benefits from increasing amount of domestic tourists

Results from National Statistics International Passenger Survey shows increased visitors to London in 2015

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Posted: 18 Dec 2015

Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition finalist helps get commuters in the festive spirit

Commuters can sail into the Christmas spirit and enjoy a free festive drink with MBNA Thames Clippers 

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Posted: 27 Nov 2015

Discover the capital’s secrets from the river with new visitor app

MBNA Thames Clippers has launched in:flow, a new app for visitors which delivers  a real-time audio guide about the city sights as they pass them on the river using geo location technology. 

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Posted: 11 Nov 2015

Plantation Wharf Pier opens

MBNA Thames Clippers’new commuter boat, Galaxy,enters service as Plantation Wharf Pier opens, the 20th pier on their routes.

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Posted: 19 Oct 2015

London celebrates arrival of two new commuter boats after 15,000 mile journey from Australia

Two new high speed catamarans that have travelled over 15,000 miles from where they were built in Tasmania, Australia, have today arrived in their new home the River Thames in central London.

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Posted: 6 Aug 2015

July Newsletter

July news from MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 28 Jul 2015

MBNA Thames Clippers loads the two new 150 capacity catamarans onto a vessel in Hobart

Two new 150 capacity catamarans have been loaded onto a vessel in Hobart, Tasmania, ahead of setting off on a 10,000 mile journey to the River Thames in London.

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Posted: 16 Jun 2015

Galaxy Clipper and Neptune Clipper to join the fleet

£6.5 million investment boost for London commuters; City gets ready to welcome two new MBNA Thames Clippers vessels

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Posted: 8 Jun 2015

June Newsletter

MBNA Thames Clippers launch new ticket with London Transport Museum and more news for June

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Posted: 29 May 2015

MBNA Thames Clippers win 'Best Marine Business to Work For' Award

MBNA Thames Clippers win the British Marine Federation award for ‘Best Marine Business to Work For'

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Posted: 5 May 2015

May Newsletter

Competitions and Chelsea Flower Show tickets

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Posted: 10 Apr 2015

April Newsletter

Happy Easter from MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 23 Mar 2015

March Newsletter

News and competitions for you

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Posted: 18 Feb 2015

MBNA Thames Clippers to launch two new boats

Expanded fleet to boost capacity as commuter and visitor numbers hit record levels on River Bus service

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Posted: 4 Feb 2015

February Newsletter

Romance on the river...

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Posted: 13 Jan 2015

January Newsletter

Brighten up your January with MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 3 Dec 2014

December Newsletter

Festive Treats from MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 12 Nov 2014

November Newsletter

Win a Tour of Greenwich Meantime Brewery and more this November...

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Posted: 24 Sep 2014

October Newsletter


October News: New joint ticket and Halloween ideas from MBNA Thames Clippers

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Posted: 10 Sep 2014

MBNA Thames Clippers Announce Busiest Weekend On Record

MBNA Thames Clippers carry 15% more passengers than the busiest days of the London 2012 Olympics.

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Posted: 21 Aug 2014

Thames Clippers introduce new partnership with MBNA

MBNA teams up with Thames Clippers to boost river service in London

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Posted: 18 Jul 2014

Thames Clippers win 'Best Training and Development Award’

Thames Clippers win the award for 'Best Training and Development' at the inaugural BMF Awards.

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Posted: 30 Jun 2014

Thames Clippers take second place

Thames Clippers team come second in Saturday's Thames Historic Barge Rowing race

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Posted: 24 Jun 2014

Thames Clippers Goes Live with Mobile Ticketing

The Thames Clippers Tickets app is now live. Turn your phone into your ticket and view live departure times. 

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Posted: 2 Jun 2014

Photos from our customers-why everyone should travel on the Thames

It's better to travel through London by river. Thank you to our customers for these stunning photos.

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Posted: 8 May 2014

Happy 15th Birthday To Us!

Thames Clippers celebrates our 15th birthday this month & look how much we’ve grown! 

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Posted: 22 Apr 2014

Thames Clippers and Masabi to Launch Mobile Ticketing on Central London River Bus Services

Passengers will be able to use their mobile phones as tickets from this spring


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Posted: 26 Mar 2014

Thames Clippers Launch Mobility Scheme

Thames Clippers have launched their Mobility Scooter Recognition Scheme, welcoming their first passengers, including Kaz Lalje, on board 25th March 2014.

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Posted: 14 Mar 2014

April 2014 Fare and Timetable Update

April 1st 2014 will see an update to our timetable and to our fares. 

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Posted: 8 Mar 2013

Thames Clippers Win Putney To Blackfriars River Bus Contract

We are delighted to announce that we have won the five-year contract to run a River Bus service from Putney to Blackfriars, starting on 2 April 2013.

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Posted: 23 Feb 2012

Thames Clippers Secure Future Of Greenland Pier

At the moment, we provide the only scheduled river service to Greenland Pier and will now run the pier under a three month licence

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Posted: 22 Sep 2011

Thames Clippers continues to grow with new KPMG sponsorship

We are delighted to announce that KPMG, Europe’s foremost accountancy and professional services organisation, will have exclusive sponsorship rights to our expanding scheduled commuter service.

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