Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 18th May

by | May 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 – Slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic due to accident on A12 Northbound from J23 B1024 London Road (Kelvedon South) to J24 (Kelvedon North). Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. One lane blocked and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on A120 Westbound between B1256 (Dunmow West, Little Canfield) and Bassingbourn Road (Stansted Airport, Stansted). A14 westbound between junctions J40 and J36 A11 Junction, Roadworks. A11 southbound between the junctions with the A14 and the A1304, Roadworks. A14 westbound between junctions J36 A11 Junction and J34 Fen Ditton, Roadworks. A14 eastbound between junctions J33 Cambridge and J35 Stow Cum Quy, 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.

Port – No issues to report.

Vessel – MSC Melatilde (Working), MSC Michelle (Working), MSC Branka (Working), Ever Alp (Working), MSC Tuxpan (Inbound), Marit Maersk (Inbound), OOCL Scandinavia (Inbound), Maersk Kotka (Inbound), MSC Alessia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Lane closed and queueing traffic due to broken down lorry on A31 Westbound from M27 J1 (Cadnam, Cadnam) to Minstead / Castle Malwood Turn Off (Minstead). Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. One lane closed due to broken down car on M27 Westbound from J10 A32 Wickham Road (Wickham) to J9 A27 Segensworth Link Road (Segensworth / Fareham). M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J8, Roadworks. M27 westbound entry slip at junction J9, Roadworks. M3 eastbound between junctions J9 and J8, Roadside Drains Works.

Port – No VBS Bookings until 17:00 this afternoon. Port busier than usual this morning, delays on inbound and outbound traffic may occur. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – UMM Qarn (Working), HMM Gaon (Inbound), APL New York (Working), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), YM Enlightenment (Cancelled), X Press Godavari (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), MSC Alessia (Inbound), Hammonia Husum (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound), MOL Treasure (Inbound), CMA CGM Vasco De Gama (Inbound), Ever Lasting (Inbound), Nordic Hamburg (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Queueing traffic for four miles on M25 clockwise before the QE2 Bridge. Congestion to two miles before J30 A13. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks. Queueing traffic on M11 Southbound between J6 M25 and J4 A406 North Circular. Traffic easing, debris removed from road on M25 clockwise between J8 A217 Brighton Road (Reigate) and J9 A243 (Leatherhead). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between Clacket Lane Services and J6 A22 (Godstone). M25 clockwise between junctions J16 and J17, Road repairs.

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

Vessel – Marchen Maersk (Working), MSC Jersey (Working), MSC Vancouver (Working), Wilhelm (Inbound), Cap San Antonio (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound), Elbspring (Cancelled), MSC Krystal (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), Nordpacific (Inbound), MSC India (Cancelled), Maira XL (Inbound), Nysted Maersk (Inbound), CMA CGM Sambhar (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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