Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 21st December

by | Dec 21, 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  No road issues to report. 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.  

Port – CMA are currently closed out of Felixstowe for container restitutions. No other issues to report at present for today.

Vessel – MSC Gaia (Working), Ever Aim (Working), Gardiner (Working), Pluto (Working), MSC Istanbul (Working), MSC Soraya (Working), Henneke Rainbow (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), OOCL Germany (Inbound), Maersk Kleven (Inbound), MSC Carouge (Inbound), Cape Akritas (Inbound).

Weather –  At present no issues to report for Felixstowe, that we believe would affect operations in any way.

Southampton Port

Road – M3 westbound entry slip at junction J13, Road traffic collision. M3 westbound between junctions J3 and J4, Broken down vehicle. M3 westbound between junctions J4 and J4A, Broken down vehicle. M3 eastbound between junctions J14 and J13, M3 eastbound within J14, M3 eastbound between J14 and J13, 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 between junctions J4 and J5, M27 eastbound within J4, M27 eastbound within J5, Roadworks. M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J8, M27 J8 eastbound access, Roadworks.

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

Vessel – CMA CGM Kerguelen (Working), NYK Meteor (Working), BG Ireland (Working), Elisabeth (Inbound), CMA CGM Tosca (Inbound), HMM Hamburg (Inbound), Northern General (Inbound), Maersk Buton (Inbound), YM Efficiency (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), AL Dahna Express (Inbound), Montreal Express (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), APL Merlion (Inbound).

Weather – At present no issues to report for Southampton, that we believe would affect operations in any way.

London Gateway Port

Road  M4 eastbound between junctions J12 and J11, Broken down vehicle. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks. M11 northbound between junctions J5 and J6, Barrier repairs. M1 northbound between junctions J1 and J5, Roadworks. A2 westbound, Roadworks. A2 eastbound between the junctions with the M25 and the A2260, Roadworks.  

Port – Yang Ming have been shut off out of London Gateway quay and we will not have any space until both ONE BLUE JAY and ONE AQUILA arrive and load which will hopefully be In the first week of January 2022. Solent Gateway have very limited space and the empties will be booked into the depot on the first come, first served basis. Tilbury 2 reports are operating very slow this morning which seems to be an overspill from yesterday’s slow operations. 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 Leanne (Working), Puerto Limon Express (Working), MSC Petra (Inbound), Buxcoast (Inbound), Majestic (Inbound), MSC Sarah (Cancelled), MSC Florentina (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Inbound), Maersk Idaho (Inbound), MSC Sofia Celeste (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), MSC Chloe (Inbound), MSC Beijing (Inbound), ONE Blue Jay (Inbound).  

Weather – At present no issues to report for Tilbury / London Gateway, that we believe would affect operations in any way.

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