Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 18th February

by | Feb 18, 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  A14 eastbound & westbound between junctions J57 Ipswich East and J56 Ipswich Docks & J56 Ipswich Docks and J57 Ipswich West, Orwell bridge closed due to high winds. A14 eastbound between junctions J51 Needham Market and J52 Claydon, Barrier repairs. A14 eastbound, connector at A14 J39, A14 eastbound within J40, Roadworks. A14 westbound between junctions J37 Newmarket West and J35, Stow Cum Quy, A14 westbound between J37 and J36, A14 westbound within J35, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North, A12 southbound access from A1124, A12 southbound between A120 near Colchester (west) and B1024 near Kelvedon (north), Roadworks. A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks.  

Port – The Port of Felixstowe have advised that unfortunately due to severe adverse weather conditions they will be closed for all container traffic as of 04:00 Hours this morning and throughout the weekend. Furthermore, they have also advised bookings will be restricted throughout Monday. Hapag Lloyd are closed out of Felixstowe. OOCL are closed out of Felixstowe. CMA are closed out of Felixstowe. Contact the respective shipping line to find alternative restitution points.

Vessel – MSC Topaz (Working), MSC Melatilde (Working), MSC Ingrid (Working), Ever Grade (Working), MSC Sarah (Working), Jazan (Inbound), APL Gwangyang (Inbound).

Weather – Met Office have issued a Red / Amber Weather Warning for high winds.  

Southampton Port

Road  M3 westbound between junctions J3 and J4, Broken down vehicle. M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J8, M27 eastbound between J5 and J7, M27 eastbound within J8, Roadworks. M27 westbound between junctions J5 and J4, M27 westbound within J5, M27 westbound within J4, Roadworks. M27 eastbound between junctions J4 and J11, M27 eastbound within J4, M27 eastbound within J11, Roadworks. M3 eastbound exit slip at junction J12, M3 J12 eastbound exit, Roadworks.

Port – The port of Southampton have suspended shipside and landside operations due to the adverse weather and furthermore the first available VBS Booking Is 19:00 Hours. Pentalver’s are closed due to high winds. Solent Stevedores are closed due to high winds. SJG Container Storage are currently open. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – APL Singapura (Working), AL Safat (Complete), JSP Slidur (Working), Maersk Buton (Working), MSC Loretta (Arrived), Burgundy (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), GSL Chateau D’IF (Inbound), OOCL Seoul (Cancelled), HMM Raon (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Northern Javelin (Inbound), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), BG Onyx (Inbound), Xin Qing Dao (Inbound).

Weather – Met Office have issued a Red / Amber Weather Warning for high winds.  

London Gateway Port

Road  M25 anticlockwise between junctions J1A and J31 & M25 clockwise between junctions J31 and J1A, Queen Elizabeth Bridge closed. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J2 and J31, Congestion. M25 clockwise between junctions J29 and J1A, Congestion. A13 eastbound exit slip to the A126, Broken down vehicle. A1M northbound at junction J6, Road traffic collision. A1M northbound at junction J6, Congestion. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J28 and J27, Roadworks. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks. M4 eastbound between junctions J7 and J5, Roadworks. M11 northbound between junctions J5 and J6, Barrier repairs. M40 northbound between junctions J1A and J2, Roadworks. 

Port – London Gateway Port have suspended shipside and landside operations due to the adverse weather. Tilbury Port currently are only loading loaded containers, empty containers are not being accepted. Pentalver Gateway are closed due to the high winds. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – CAP SAN Lorenzo (Working), MSC Oriane (Inbound), Nordpacific (Inbound), Archer (Inbound), MSC Marianna (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), Akadimos (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Inbound), Frederik (Inbound), Alexander B (Inbound), Helena Schepers (Inbound), Mehuin (Inbound), Spirit (Inbound), CMA CGM Cayenne (Inbound), MSC New York (Inbound).

Weather – Met Office have issued a Red / Amber Weather Warning for high winds.  

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