Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 7th July

by | Jul 7, 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 – Traffic easing on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Reports of traffic problem on A12 Southbound from J20A B1137 (Hatfield Peverel South) to J19 A130 Colchester Road (Boreham Interchange). Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at A138 Chelmer Road (Army And Navy). 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 scheme. M25 clockwise between junctions J28 and J29, Road repairs.

Port – No issues to report.

Vessel – MSC Sarah (Working), MSC Erica (Working), Vuoksi Maersk (Working), Maersk Vigo (Inbound), Orasund (Inbound), MSC Anya (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Delays expected due to several cruise ships in port today on West Quay Road around Southern Road. Usual congestion on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. M3 Northbound closed long delays, queueing traffic due to medical emergency between J6 (Basingstoke) and J5 A287 (Hook). M27 eastbound between J5 and J7, M27 eastbound within J8, Roadworks.

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

Vessel – APL Lion City (Working), Elbwave (Complete), Hammonia Husum (Working), MSC Levina (Cancelled), HMM Daon (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Buxcontact (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), Cape Pioneer (Cancelled), CMA CGM Tosca (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Severe delays and queueing traffic for six miles due to earlier broken down lorry on M25 clockwise between J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) and the QE2 Bridge. Congestion to J29 A127 Upminster. A13 eastbound delays halfway back to Wennington, plus queues through Purfleet. A13 London bound taking 30 minutes from Grays, also congested back through Lakeside and Thurrock. Travel time is 60 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Delays on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks.

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

Vessel – MSC Esthi (Working), Cap San Nicolas (Working), Missouri Express (Working), MSC Anya (Cancelled), MSC Ronit R (Inbound), Seatrade Red (Cancelled), Santa Clara (Inbound), Nagoya Express (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), CMA CGM Marseille (Inbound), Mehuin (Inbound), MSC India (Inbound), MSC Cadiz (Inbound), Cartagena Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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