Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 6th July

by | Jul 6, 2022

Your daily update for Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway Ports, with the latest news on road and weather conditions, port turnaround times and vessel arrivals.

Felixstowe Port

Road – Reports of traffic problem on A12 Southbound from J18 A1060 (Danbury) to J17 A130 (Howe Green). Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A12 between J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) and J30 B1029 Upper Street (Stratford St Mary). In the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. A14 westbound exit slip at junction J56 Ipswich Docks, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the A14 and the junction with the A120 Colchester East, Barrier repairs. A12 southbound between the A14 and the junction with the A133, Barrier repairs. A12 southbound access from B1137, A12 southbound between A138/A130 and A414 near Chelmsford (east), Roadworks. A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks.  A12 northbound between A414 near Chelmsford (east) and A138/A130, A12 northbound exit for B1024 near Kelvedon (south), Roadworks.

Port – No issues to report.

Vessel – Emma Maersk (Working), OOCL Germany (Working), MSC Ornella (Working), Delphis Bothnia (Working), MSC Marianna (Working), MSC Sarah (Inbound), MSC Erica (Inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (Inbound), Maersk Vigo (Inbound), Orasund (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual congestion on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. A33 Millbrook Flyover Westbound closed, queueing traffic due to overturned vehicle at A35 Tebourba Way (Millbrook roundabout). A36 Southampton Road both ways closed, slow traffic due to accident investigation work from Bourne Way (Tesco Roundabout) to Clarendon Road.

Port – No issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Barzan (Complete), APL Lion City (Working), Elbwave (Inbound), Helmut (Cancelled), X Press Moy (Cancelled), Hammonia Husum (Inbound), MSC Levina (Cancelled), HMM Daon (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Buxcontact (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. One lane closed due to broken down motorbike on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 and J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 (Enfield). Traffic returned to normal, debris removed from road on M25 anticlockwise between J25 A10 Great Cambridge Road (Enfield) and J24 A111 Stagg Hill (Potters Bar). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Delays on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Long delays and queueing traffic for 12 miles due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M25 clockwise at J14 A3113 Airport Way (Heathrow). Congestion to J10 A3. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone).  

Port – Would appear that the VBS Bookings have returned to normal, and no further issues have been reported. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Maureen (Complete), Vuoksi Maersk (Working), CMA CGM Fort De France (Working), Buxcoast (Working), MSC Esthi (Inbound), Cap San Nicolas (Inbound), Missouri Express (Inbound), MSC Anya (Cancelled), MSC Ronit R (Inbound), Nagoya Express (Inbound), Seatrade Red (Cancelled), Santa Clara, Wes Gesa (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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