Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 31st August

by | Aug 31, 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 – Heavy traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Traffic returned to normal on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. 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 – No issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

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

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Slow traffic on A32 Gosport Road Northbound from Tichborne Way to Salterns Lane. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout. 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 (Complete), CMA CGM Alcazar (Inbound), UMM Qarn (Inbound), AS Petronia (Inbound), X Press Moy (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), OOCL Asia (Inbound), Margarete Schulte (Inbound), Sven D (Inbound), Cosco Malaysia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from before J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between the Chalfont Viaduct and J15 M4. Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). 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 – Tilbury port are very busy with VBS Bookings, currently next available booking is 11:00 hours this morning, this will have a knock on affect with imports and exports. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Dyros (Working), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Working), Wes Gesa (Working), APL Detroit (Inbound), Cap San Nicolas (Inbound), MSC Kim (Inbound), Santa Cruz (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Eleonora Maersk (Inbound), Guayaquil Express (Inbound), MSC Krystal (Inbound), Hudson Express (Inbound), MSC Laura (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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