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The future of river transport in London has received a boost with new services announced for the Thames.
City Cruises, the sightseeing operator working from a base in Bermondsey, said it was planning to introduce a second RIB to its thrill-seeking experience and renovate a boat for a new tour service.
Last week's storm along the east coast of England caused water levels of over five metres above normal.
As well as protecting people and property - and training David Beckham to drive a speedboat for the Olympics - the Marine Policing Unit at Wapping has another client base - the river's varied wildlife.
Amateur photographers took to the water to capture the river in all its glory for the chance to win a photo competition run as part of the recent Thames Festival.
Tackling the Thames Path has been classified as one of the world's great city adventures.
It has been placed second out of 10 city hikes behind Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in Lonely Planet's 1,000 Ultimate Adventures.