Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 2nd August

by | Aug 2, 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 – Usual congestion on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). A14 Eastbound closed, queueing traffic for three miles due to accident investigation work from J21 A141 (Brampton) to J23 A1198 (Godmanchester). Congestion to Easton, beyond J20 (Ellington). Also busy on local roads through the centre of Huntingdon. 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. A14 westbound between junctions J39 Kentford and J36 A11 Junction, Road repairs. 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 – CSCL Atlantic Ocean (Working), MSC Isabella (Working), MSC Melatilde (Working), MSC Shirley (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), Ever Glory (Inbound), MSC Gaia (Inbound), Maersk Kotka (Inbound), MSC Leigh (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual congestion on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. One lane closed due to emergency resurfacing 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. M3 eastbound between junctions J4 and J3, Emergency resurfacing. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. One lane closed due to emergency resurfacing repairs on M3 Northbound after J4 A331 (Camberley). M27 J7 westbound exit, Roadworks. M27 J9 westbound access, Roadworks. M3 eastbound between junctions J4 and J3, Emergency resurfacing.

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

Vessel – APL Singapura (Working), NYK Remus (Complete), Koi (Inbound), Gardiner (Inbound), X Press Moy (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Tubul (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Long delays and queueing traffic for eight miles due to earlier lorry fire on M25 anticlockwise before J27 M11. Congestion to two miles before J29 A127 (Upminster). M11 Northbound lane closed on exit slip road due to accident at J7 A414 Canes Lane (Harlow). Long delays and queueing traffic for three miles due to earlier accident on M11 Northbound at J7 A414 Canes Lane (Harlow). Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). M25 clockwise closed severe delays, queueing traffic for 11 miles due to earlier lorry fire and fuel spillage between J8 A217 Brighton Road (Reigate) and J9 A243 (Leatherhead). Congestion to Clacket Lane Services, between J5 and J6. Queues up the M23 and A23 to Hooley. A25 delays between Reigate and Dorking, and over 20 minutes on approaches to Leatherhead (From Ashtead, Headley, Mickleham, and Great Bookham).  

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

Vessel – Volga Maersk (Working), Caucedo Express (Working), CMA CGM Saint Laurent (Working), MSC Lausanne (Working), Cap San Maleas (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Inbound), MSC Shaula (Inbound), Yeoman Bridge (Inbound), APL Phoenix (Inbound), Estelle Maersk (Inbound), Santos Express (Inbound), Cap San Raphel (Inbound), Santa Viola (Inbound), MSC Kim (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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