Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 28th July

by | Jul 28, 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 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A12 both ways between J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) and J30 B1029 Upper Street (Stratford St Mary), In the roadworks area. Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at A138 Chelmer Road (Army And Navy). A12 Brentwood Bypass London bound clear between J12 A1023 Chelmsford Road (Mountnessing / Shenfield) and M25 J28 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). A14 westbound between junctions J39 Kentford and J36 A11 Junction, Road repairs. A14 J33 eastbound exit, fast slip from A14 J33 to A10 northbound, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the A14 and the junction with the A120 Colchester East, Barrier repairs. A12 southbound access from B1024 near Kelvedon (south), A12 southbound exit for B1137, Roadworks. A12 northbound access from B1137, A12 northbound exit for B1024 near Kelvedon (south), Roadworks.  A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks. A12 northbound between A1023 and B1002, A12 northbound between A414 near Chelmsford (west) and B1007, Roadworks.

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

Vessel – Estelle Maersk (Working), MSC Odessa (Working), BG Ireland (Working), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Inbound), MSC Soraya (Inbound), Maersk Serangoon (Inbound), MSC Sarah (Inbound), Hanni (Inbound), Ebba Maersk (Inbound), OOCL Kobe (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. One lane closed due to emergency repairs on M3 Northbound between J4 A331 Blackwater Valley Route (Camberley) and J3 A322 (Lightwater / Bagshot). M27 J7 westbound exit, Roadworks. M27 J9 westbound access, Roadworks. The A31 westbound & eastbound, Roadworks.  The A31 westbound entry slip from the A338, Roadworks. The M3 eastbound between junctions J4 and J3, Emergency resurfacing. A31 westbound at a minor junction between M27 and A338 near Ringwood (east), A31 westbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and B3081, Roadworks.

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

Vessel – Al Dahna Express (Working), Nordic Hamburg (Working), Maersk Newbury (Working), Independent Future (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), CMA CGM Louga (Cancelled), OOCL Seoul (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. One lane closed, long delays and queueing traffic for 11 miles due to recovery work and accident, a car and a lorry involved on M25 clockwise after J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks). Congestion to beyond J3 M20 (Swanley Interchange), and five miles / half an hour back along the M26. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J13 A30 (Staines) and J12 M3. Traffic easing, roadworks that overran earlier on M25 anticlockwise between J16 M40 and J15 M4. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J20 A41 Watford Road (Kings Langley) to after J17 A412 (Maple Cross). Delays on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic due to earlier overturned van on M25 clockwise after J23 A1(M) J1 South Mimms. Congestion to a mile before J22 (London Colney / St Albans). 

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

Vessel – YM Wreath (Working), GSL Nicoletta (Complete), Seatrade Green (Working), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Dorine (Inbound), MSC Palak (Inbound), Lyme Bay (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound), Santa Isabel (Inbound), CMA CGM Louga (Inbound), Maersk Kiel (Inbound), MSC India (Cancelled), MSC Lausanne (Inbound), Callao Express (Inbound), MSC Chloe (Inbound), MSC Krystal (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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