Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 15th August

by | Aug 15, 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 moving traffic west-bound on A14 between Kentford and Exning, Slow traffic on M1 Southbound at J10 A1081 (Luton Airport Spur Road), Traffic shift and speed restriction of 40 mph due to long-term construction on A11 both ways between B1135 and B1172 London Road, Road closed and queueing traffic due to crash, two lorries involved on M11 Northbound at J6 M25. Cameras show the road has been closed since 07:25, one of the lorries has overturned.

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

Vessel – MSC Amsterdam (working), OOCL Scandinavia (working). Zim China (working), MSC Stella (working), MSC Michelle (working), Marchen Maersk (inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – The M27 westbound exit slip at junction J3 has a broken down vehicle, The event is expected to clear between 07:45 and 08:00, The M32 northbound between junctions J3 and J2 due to Load spillage, This event is expected to clear between 09:15 and 09:30.

The junction of the A3 and the M25 J10 due to broken down vehicle, The event is expected to clear between 08:00 and 08:15, The A35 eastbound between the A3066 and the junction with the A37, Roadworks. The A35 westbound between the A37 and the junction with the A3066, Roadworks. The A31 eastbound between the A338 south and the junction with the A338 north, Roadworks. The A31 westbound access from A338 near Ringwood (east) : A31 westbound exit for B3081, Roadworks. The A31 westbound entry slip from the A338, Roadworks. The A31 westbound between the M27 and the junction with the A338 south, Roadworks. The M27 westbound exit slip at junction J7, Roadworks. The M27 westbound entry slip at junction J9, Roadworks. The A27 eastbound between the junctions with the A2025 and the A283, Roadworks.

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

Vessel – CMA Vasco De Gama (working), NYK Rigel (working), Elizabeth (working), Elbsun (cancelled).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J30 and J29 has a broken down vehicle, The event is expected to clear between 08:00 and 08:15, Traffic heavier than normal and queueing traffic on M26 London bound before J5 M25 J5. Delays of seven minutes on M25 clockwise between M25 and Broomlands Lane (Clacket Lane Services). Average speed 15 mph. Partially blocked and slow traffic due to stalled truck on A3 at M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Delays of three minutes and delays increasing on M25 clockwise between J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Average speed 25 mph. Delays of seven minutes and delays increasing on M25 anticlockwise in Buckinghamshire. Average speed 25 mph. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J16 M40. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J21 M1 to J20 A41 Watford Road (Kings Langley). One lane closed and slow traffic due to recovery work and stalled van on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 and J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Entry ramp closed due to construction on M20 coastbound at J8 A20 Ashford Road (Leeds Castle / Maidstone Services). Speed restriction due to Operation Brock where all freight traffic heading for a channel crossing must go through the coned area on M20 coastbound between J8 (Leeds Castle / Maidstone Services) and J9 (Ashford). Detour in operation.

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

Vessel – Ebba Maersk (working), Agamemnon (cancelled), MSC Veracruz (working), Tokyo Bay (working), Venta Maersk (inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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