Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 21st January

by | Jan 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 – A141 eastbound between the junctions with the A14 and the A1, Congestion. A14 eastbound between junctions J51 Needham Market and J52 Claydon, Barrier repairs. A14 westbound between junctions J44 Bury St Edmunds East and J38 Newmarket East, A14 westbound between J44 and J43, A14 westbound between J39 and J38, 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 northbound entry slip from the A130, 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. A120 eastbound between the M11 and the junction with the A131 North, A120 eastbound between B1256 near Great Dunmow (West) and B1008/B1256, A120 eastbound at a minor junction between A131 (south) and B1018, Roadworks.

Port – Hapag Lloyd are not accepting any empties at Felixstowe until further notice. Port operations are running well.  

Vessel – MSC Bari (Working), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Working), Maersk Kotka (Working), Maersk Cabo Verde (Working), ZIM Haifa (Working), Margarete Schulte (Inbound), Maersk Edmonton (Inbound), Venta Maersk (Inbound), MSC Ingrid (Inbound), Elbwinter (Inbound), MSC Sarah (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Jordan (Inbound), Ever Act (Inbound), Maersk Emerald (Inbound), MSC Geneva (Inbound).

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road  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 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.

Port – Cosco are unable to accept the return of empty 40HQ equipment in the Southampton area. We anticipate this situation to ease on Tuesday 25th January, if you urgently require clearing your trailers, please return the units to Felixstowe terminal. At present, no Issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MOL Tribute (Complete), Maersk Bulan (Complete), MSC Charleston (Working), Bjorg (Working), Independent Primero (Inbound), APL Changi (Inbound), OOCL Seoul (Inbound), JSP Slidur (Inbound), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), Brussels Express (Inbound), Palena (Inbound).

Weather – There currently a moderate chance of fog today and over the weekend. This may affect port operations.

London Gateway Port

Road  M25 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J30, Congestion. M25 clockwise exit slip at junction J21A, Congestion. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J16 and J15, Broken down vehicle. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J16 and J15, Congestion. A30 westbound between the A315 and the junction with the A308, Congestion. The junction of the A282 and the A206, Congestion. M11 northbound exit slip at junction J7, Congestion. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks. M40 northbound between junctions J5 and J6, Barrier repairs.

Port – Tilbury Port operations seem to be running well this morning. Tilbury 2 tend to become very slow operationally early afternoon, with driver facing waiting times between 2 and 3hrs at a time. 40 Berth no issues to report. 39 Berth no issues to report. 26 Hub no issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – YM Wreath (Working), Kyoto Express (Working), Seaspan Kobe (Working), Santa Rita (Inbound), MSC Carmen (Inbound), MSC Krystal (Inbound), Callao Express (Inbound), CAP SAN Nicolas (Inbound), CMA CGM Marseille (Inbound), Nysted Maersk (Inbound), Frederik (Inbound), MSC Sindy (Cancelled), MSC Caterina (Inbound), Santa Viola (Inbound), Estelle Maersk (Inbound), Yeoman Bridge (Inbound), MSC Florentina (Inbound), Nordamelia (Inbound), Cape Corfu (Inbound), W Kithira (Inbound).

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

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