Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 16th December

by | Dec 16, 2021

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 – M11 northbound entry slip at junction J10, vehicle fire. M11 northbound between junctions J10 and J11, vehicle fire. M11 southbound between junctions J11 and J10, vehicle fire. M11 southbound entry slip at junction J11, vehicle fire. M11 northbound between junctions J9 and J10, congestion. M11 southbound between junctions J14 and J11, congestion. A1 southbound, broken-down vehicle. A14 westbound between junctions J44 Bury St Edmunds East and J42 Bury St Edmunds West, A14 westbound between J44 and J43, A14 westbound within J42, roadworks. A14 eastbound between junctions J37 Newmarket West and J44 Bury St Edmunds East, A14 eastbound between J37 and J38, A14 eastbound between J43 and J44, roadworks. A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A120 Colchester West, A12 southbound within the A1124 junction, A12 southbound within the A120 near Colchester (west) junction, roadworks. A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the junctions with the A414 Chelmsford West and the A1023, emergency barrier repairs.

Port – CMA are currently closed out of Felixstowe for container restitutions. No other issues to report at present for today. Average turnaround times 60 to 90 mins.

Vessel – MSC Mirja (Working), MSC Erica (Working), Venta Maersk (Working), Delphis Finland (Working), Cosco Shipping Star (Working), Cosco Indonesia (Working), Zim Haifa (Inbound), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), Pluto (Inbound), MSC Gaia (Inbound), Msc Istanbul (Inbound), MSC Soraya (Inbound), Ever Aim (Inbound), Gardiner (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report at present for today.

Southampton Port

Road – No issues to report at present. M3 eastbound between junctions J14 and J13, M3 eastbound within J14, M3 eastbound between J14 and J13, roadworks. M3 eastbound between junctions M27 and J13, roadworks. M3 slip road to the M27 westbound, roadworks. M3 westbound between junction J14 and the M27, M3 westbound between J13 and J14, link road from M3 J14 westbound to M27 J4 eastbound, roadworks. M3 eastbound between the M27 westbound and junction J14, roadworks. M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J8, M27 J8 eastbound access, roadworks. M27 westbound entry slip at junction J9, M27 J9 westbound access, roadworks.

Port – No issues to report at present for today. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – CMA CGM Vasco De Gama (Working), Koi (Complete), MOL Tradition (Working), NYK Daedalus (Complete), Safmarine Benguela (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Angela (Inbound), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), Burgundy (Inbound), Cape Akritas (Inbound), Angela (Inbound), NYK Constellation (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound), NYK Meteor (Inbound), CMA CGM Kerguelen (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report at present for today.

London Gateway Port

Road  M25 clockwise entry slip at junction J2, congestion. M25 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6, congestion. A3 northbound between the A244 and the junction with the A243, congestion. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J25 and J24, emergency barrier repairs. M25 clockwise between junctions J24 and J25, emergency barrier repairs. M25 clockwise at junction J15, emergency roadworks. M11 northbound between junctions J5 and J6, barrier repairs. M11 northbound between junctions J7 and J8, roadworks. M11 southbound between junctions J8 and J7, roadworks. M4 westbound between junctions J8 and J10, M4 J8 westbound access, M4 westbound within J10 after A329(M) eastbound access, roadworks. M1 northbound between junctions J1 and J5, roadworks.

Port – Yang Ming have been shut off out of London Gateway quay and we will not have any space there until the next vessel, which is ONE BLUE JAY, arrives. Current ETA for the vessel is 23/12/21. Solent Gateway have very limited space and the empties will be booked into the depot on the first come, first served basis. As soon as our stock levels in the depot fall down, we will be able to direct more empties that way. To assist we can offer space in Felixstowe or Southampton. Tilbury 2 no issues to report at present but seems to become very slow operationally early afternoon. 40 berth operating very well. 39 berth no issues to report. 32 berth operating well with a turnaround of 1 hour. 26 berth Is operating well for empty containers being restituted. Pentalver LGW no problems to report. Solent Stevedores London Gateway no problems to report. Bullman Marine no issues to report. Fielding’s Containers no issues to report. LGW Is operating well this morning. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel  MSC Vancouver (Complete), APL Savannah (Cancelled), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Inbound), Mehuin (Cancelled), Budapest Express (Inbound), Paris II (Inbound), CAPE Kortia (Inbound), Monte Cervantes (Inbound), Spirit (Cancelled), MSC India (Cancelled), MSC Shaula (Cancelled), Hudson Express (Inbound), MSC Meltemi III (Inbound), Archer (Inbound), CMA CGM Arkansas (Inbound), NYK Daedalus (Inbound), CSAV Trancura (Inbound), Northern Javelin (Inbound), CMA CGM Sinnamary (Inbound), MSC Leanne (Inbound), Santa Clara (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report at present for today.


UniOcean Lines are your technologically advanced carrier designed and built for the 21st century. We offer the most comprehensive sailing schedule in the market with extensive services to and from Asia, North and South America, Europe and Australasia.

Follow Us:

The 21st Century Carrier

Find out how we combine the best of carrier and the best of local services through common goals.
More News…..
Share This