Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 21st February

by | Feb 21, 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 westbound exit slip at junction J55 Copdock, Congestion. A14 eastbound between junctions J54 Ipswich West and J58 Bucklesham, A14 eastbound between J54 and J55, A14 eastbound within J58, Roadworks. A14 eastbound between junctions J51 Needham Market and J52 Claydon, Barrier repairs. A14 eastbound connector at A14 J39, A14 eastbound within J40, Roadworks. A12 northbound exit slip to the A1124, A12 northbound exit for A1124, 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.

Port – The Port of Felixstowe have advised that still due to severe adverse weather conditions they will remain closed for all container traffic until 23:00 hours today. Furthermore, they have also advised VBS Bookings will be restricted through to 23:59 hours today to allow for potential recovery operations. 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 Melatilde (Working), Ever Grade (Working), MSC Sarah (Working), Jazan (Working), APL Gwangyang (Inbound), Maersk Euphrates (Inbound), MSC Diana (Inbound), MSC Jade (Inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (Inbound), Pluto (Inbound), ZIM Haifa (Inbound), Zapadnyy (Inbound), OOCL Scandinavia (Inbound).

Weather – Met Office have issued a Yellow Weather Warning for high winds up to 13:00 Hours today.  

Southampton Port

Road – M27 eastbound between junctions J4 and J11, M27 eastbound within J4, M27 eastbound within J11, Roadworks. M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J8, M27 eastbound between J5 and J7, M27 eastbound within J8, Roadworks. M27 westbound between junctions J8 and J7, M27 westbound within J8, M27 westbound within J7, Roadworks. M27 westbound entry slip at junction J9, M27 J9 westbound access, 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), JSP Slidur (Complete), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), OOCL Seoul (Cancelled), GSL Chateau D’IF (Working), OOCL Montreal (Working), Northern Javelin (Inbound), HMM Raon (Inbound), BG Onyx (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Xin Qing Dao (Inbound), YM Enlightenment (Inbound), Navios Spring (Inbound), Burgundy (Inbound), Croatia (Inbound), Montreal Express (Cancelled), MOL Trust (Inbound), Lotus A (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), CAP Beatrice (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), CMA CGM Vasco De Gama (Inbound).

Weather – Met Office have issued a Yellow Weather Warning for high winds up to 13:00 hours today.  

London Gateway Port

Road  M25 clockwise between junctions J29 and J31, Congestion. M25 clockwise between junctions J31 and J1A, Road Management. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J1A and J31, Road Management. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J3 and J1A, Congestion. M25 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6, Congestion. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J6 and J5, Broken down vehicle. M25 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6, Road traffic collision. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J16 and J15, Broken down vehicle. A13 westbound between the A1012 and the junction with the A126, Congestion. A30 eastbound between the junctions with the M25 and the A308, Congestion. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks. M4 westbound between junctions J5 and J7, Roadworks. A414 westbound between the junctions with the A405 and the M1, A414 westbound between A405 and M1, Roadworks. M1 northbound between junctions J1 and J5, Roadworks. M11 northbound between junctions J5 and J6, Barrier repairs.

Port – London Gateway Port have suspended shipside and landside operations from 07:00 Hours this morning to 14:00 Hours this afternoon due to the adverse weather. Tilbury Port currently is working as normal. Pentalver Gateway are closed due to the high winds. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel  GSL Kalliopi (Working), Potomac Express (Working), MSC Marianna (Arrived), MSC Oriana (Cancelled), Mehuin (Inbound), Budapest Express (Cancelled), Archer (Inbound), Navarino (Inbound), Alexander B (Inbound), Frederik (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Inbound), CMA CGM Sambhar (Inbound), CMA CGM Cayenne (Inbound), Artemis (Inbound), Akadimos (Inbound), Maersk Kalmar (Inbound), Helena Schepers (Inbound), Osaka Express (Cancelled), GSL Ningbo (Inbound), MSC Hamburg (Inbound), CMA CGM Arkansas (Inbound), MSC Vancouver (Inbound), MSC New York (Inbound), ONE Columba (Inbound), Spirit (Inbound), Nordamelia (Inbound), Guayaquil Express (Inbound), MSC Roma (Cancelled).

Weather – Met Office have issued a Yellow Weather Warning for high winds up to 13:00 hours today.  

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