Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 8th July

by | Jul 8, 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 – Slow traffic on A12 both ways between J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) and J30 B1029 Upper Street (Stratford St Mary). In the roadworks area. A14 westbound exit slip at junction J56 Ipswich Docks, Roadworks. Queueing traffic on A120 Westbound between A131 (Marks Farm Roundabout) and B1018 (Galley’s Corner). Congestion to the A131 southbound at Marks Farm. Heavy traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). 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 – MSC Erica (Working), Maersk Vigo (Working), Orasund (Inbound), MSC Anya (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Inbound), Wega (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound), Tongala (Inbound), Monaco Maersk (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (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. Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. All lanes open, oil spillage cleared on M27 Westbound near J9 A27 Segensworth Link Road (Segensworth / Fareham). Traffic returned to normal on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J8, 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 (Complete), Elbwave (Complete), Hammonia Husum (Complete), HMM Daon (Working), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Buxcontact (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), Cape Pioneer (Cancelled), CMA CGM Tosca (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), OOCL Asia (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Ste Marie (Inbound), GSL Chateau D’if (Inbound), Spirit of New Delhi (Cancelled), Nordic Hamburg (Inbound), Mol Tradition (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – M25 clockwise blocked, queueing traffic for six miles due to accident at J1b A296 (Dartford). Congestion to before J30 A13, back across the QE2 Bridge. Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M11 Southbound between J5 A1168 Chigwell Lane (Loughton) and J4 A406 North Circular. Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). A2 eastbound between the M25 and the junction with the A2260, A2 eastbound within the M25/A282 junction, A2 eastbound exit for A2260, Roadworks. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks.

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

Vessel – MSC Ronit R (Complete), Nagoya Express (Working), Santa Clara (Working), Wes Gesa (Working), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), CMA CGM Marseille (Inbound), Mehuin (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), MSC Romane (Inbound), MSC Jeongmin (Cancelled), MSC Yokohama (Inbound), MSC Cadiz (Inbound), W Kyrenia (Cancelled), HSL Nike (Inbound), APL Savannah (Inbound), Maersk Kimi (Cancelled), Venta Maersk (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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