Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 27th July

by | Jul 27, 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 between J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) and J30 B1029 Upper Street (Stratford St Mary). In the construction area. One lane closed due to construction on A46 both ways from A617 (Cattlemarket Roundabout) to A1 (Newark Showground / Air Museum Turn Off). Narrow lanes and speed restriction of 60 mph due to major smart motorway upgrade on M1 both ways between M1 (Newport Pagnell Services) and J15 A45 (Northampton).

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

Vessel – CSCL Artic ocean – working, Vaga Maersk – working, Estelle Maersk – working, MSC Odessa – inbound, BG Ireland – inbound,

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Slow traffic due to earlier stalled van on M3 Northbound from J13 A335 Leigh Road (Chandlers Ford) to J12 A335 (Eastleigh). All lanes have been re-opened. Temporary traffic signals due to construction on A3 London Road at Gale Drive. Reports of obstruction on the road on A36 both ways between A303 (Deptford / Codford turn off) and Sherrington Lane. Traffic is coping well. A36 west bound at Salisbury is stationary, east bound slow moving.

Port – Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – APL Fullerton – working, CMA Cendrillon – working, X Press Moy – arrived, EF Olivia – working, Ren Jian 16 – inbound, OOCL Atlanta – inbound, AL Dahna express – inbound, Nordic Hamburg – inbound.

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on south bound QE2 bridge approach, Delays of six minutes and delays increasing on M25 clockwise between J29 A127 Southend Arterial Road (Romford / Basildon) and J31 A282 Canterbury Way (Lakeside / Purfleet). Average speed 20 mph. Delays of four minutes on M25 clockwise between Broomlands Lane (Clacket Lane Services) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Average speed 25 mph. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J15 M4. Delays of eight minutes and delays increasing on M25 anticlockwise in Buckinghamshire. Average speed 20 mph. One lane closed and queueing traffic for two miles due to car fire on M1 Northbound between J4 A41 (Edgware / Harrow) and J5 A41 (Watford). Severe delays of 23 minutes and delays easing on M1 Northbound between J6 Mount Pleasant Lane (North Watford / Bricket Wood) and J4 A41 Edgware Way (Edgware / Harrow). Average speed ten mph.

Port – Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – YM Wreath – working, GSL Nicoletta Maersk – inbound, CMA America – inbound.

Weather – No issues to report.

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