Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 23rd December

by | Dec 23, 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 – At present, no issues to report on the road.

Port – CMA are currently closed out of Felixstowe for container restitutions. Port operations were quite slow last night, however, this does not appear to have carried on to this morning.   

Vessel – MSC Gaia (Working), MSC Istanbul (Working), Volga Maersk (Working), OOCL Germany (Working), Maersk Kleven (Working), MSC Carouge (Inbound), Cape Akritas (Inbound), MSC Venice (Inbound), Ever Given (Inbound), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Benedetta (Inbound), MSC Alicante (Inbound), MSC Sarah (Inbound), Navios Vermilion (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Galaxy (Inbound).

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – At present, no issues to report on the road.

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

Vessel – YM Efficiency (Working), Maersk Buton (Working), Al Dahna Express (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), Montreal Express (Inbound), APL Merlion (Inbound), Independent Vision (Inbound), NYK Rigel (Inbound), Al Safat (Inbound), Maersk Bratan (Inbound), Lotus A (Inbound), MSC Pegasus (Inbound), Xin Qing Dao (Inbound).

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road  At present, no issues to report on the road.

Port – Yang Ming have been shut off out of London Gateway quay and we will not have any space there until the next vessel, which is ONE BLUE JAY, arrives. Current ETA for the vessel is 23/12/21. Solent Gateway have very limited space and the empties will be booked into the depot on the first come, first served basis. As soon as our stock levels in the depot fall down, we will be able to direct more empties that way. To assist we can offer space in Felixstowe or Southampton. Tilbury 2 tend to become very slow operationally early afternoon, with driver facing waiting times between 2 and 3hrs at a time. 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 Florentina (Working), MSC Sofia Celeste (Working), Maersk Idaho (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), MSC Romane (Cancelled), One Blue Jay (Inbound), Caucedo Express (Inbound), MSC Chloe (Inbound), Athens Glory (Cancelled), CMA CGM Saint Laurent (Cancelled), Frederik (Inbound), Hungary (Inbound), MSC Laura (Inbound), MSC Beijing (Inbound), Delaware Express (Inbound), Edith Maersk (Inbound), Paris II (Cancelled), CMA CGM Fort Desaix (Inbound), MSC Madrid (Inbound), Maersk Kalmar (Inbound).

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

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