Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 30th August

by | Aug 30, 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). Usual slow traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. A1 Great North Road partially blocked long delays, queueing traffic due to broken down road sweeper at B661 Perry Road (Buckden Roundabout). Congestion to Little Paxton on the Northbound side, taking around 45 minutes, On the roundabout. Reports of queueing traffic due to accident on A12 Southbound at J19 A130 Colchester Road (Boreham Interchange). A14 westbound between junctions J58 Bucklesham and J56 Ipswich Docks, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the A14 and the junction with the A120 Colchester East, Barrier repairs. A14 eastbound between junctions J54 Ipswich West and J57 Ipswich East, Roadworks. A14 westbound between junctions J39 Kentford and J36 A11 Junction, Road repairs. A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the A120 Colchester West and the junction with the A414 Chelmsford West, Roadworks. A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks. The A12 northbound between the A130 Chelmsford North and the junction with the A120 Colchester West, Roadworks. A12 northbound between the A1023 and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North, Roadworks.

Port – Port are back to full operations after the strike. This has influenced the VBS Bookings which are very few. This may result in delays to inbound and outbound containers. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Cancun (Working), Evelyn Maersk (Working), Cosco Shipping Star (Working), Jork Ruler (Inbound), MSC Margrit (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Aurora (Inbound), Jazan (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual slow traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. M27 westbound between junctions J8 and J7, Roadworks. A31 westbound between the M27 and the junction with the A338 South, Roadworks. A31 westbound entry slip from the A338, Roadworks. A31 westbound access from A338 near Ringwood (east), A31 westbound exit for B3081, Roadworks. A31 eastbound / westbound Roadworks. A31 eastbound between the A338 South and the junction with the A338 North, Roadworks.

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

Vessel – APL Merlion (Working), Burgundy (Inbound), CMA CGM Alcazar (Inbound), UMM Qarn (Inbound), X Press Moy (Inbound), Sven D (Inbound), AS Petronia (Inbound), OOCL Asia (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J2 A2 (Darenth Interchange) and J3 M20 (Swanley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange) to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J13 A30 (Staines) and J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J18 A404 Rickmansworth Road (Chorleywood). Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 (Enfield). M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks.  M40 southbound between junctions J1A and J1, Emergency barrier repairs. M40 northbound between, junctions J1A and J2, Barrier repairs.

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

Vessel – MSC Melissa (Working), Vaga Maersk (Working), Ragna (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Inbound), Dyros (Inbound), MSC Sarah (Cancelled), Wes Gesa (Inbound), APL Detroit (Inbound), Cap San Nicolas (Inbound), MSC Kim (Inbound), Eleonora Maersk (Inbound), Cap San Marco (Cancelled).

Weather – No issues to report.

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