Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 31st January

by | Jan 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 – A14 eastbound exit slip at junction J53 Ipswich North, Congestion. A14 westbound between junctions J39 Kentford and J38 Newmarket East, Congestion. Junction of the A120 and the M11 J8, Congestion. M11 northbound exit slip at junction J8, Congestion. A12 southbound between the A14 and the junction with the A133, Roadworks. A14 eastbound between junctions J51 Needham Market and J52 Claydon, Barrier repairs. A14 eastbound between junctions J37 Newmarket West and J42 Bury St Edmunds West, Roadworks. A14 westbound between junctions J44 Bury St Edmunds East and J42 Bury St Edmunds West, Roadworks. A12 southbound between the A1124 and the junction with the A130 Chelmsford North, Roadworks M11 southbound between junctions J8 and J7, Roadworks.  

Port – No port VBS bookings until 1700hrs. OOCL are not accepting any empties at Felixstowe until further notice. Port operations are running well.  

Vessel – Manila Maersk (Working), MSC Courage (Working), Polar Brasil (Working), Pengalia (Working), Ever Alp (Working), MSC Irene (Working), Santa Ursula (Inbound), CMA CGM Abu Dhabi (Inbound), Venta Maersk (Inbound).

Weather – FXT port have put a weather warning in place from 0600 to 1400 today, currently no VBS availability until 1700 tonight.

Southampton Port

Road  M27 eastbound between junctions J4 and J11, Roadworks. M27 eastbound at junction J5, Roadworks. M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J5, Roadworks. M27 westbound between junctions J11 and J4, Roadworks.

Port – Currently no port issues. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – AL Muraykh (Working), APL Vanda (Working), Eli A (Working), Navarino (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Umm Qarn (Inbound), JSP Slider (Inbound), CMA CGM Alcazar (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), CMA CGM Cendrillon (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound).

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road  M25 clockwise between junctions J29 and J30, Congestion. A12 southbound at the junction with the M25, Congestion. Junction of the A1 and the M25 J23, Vehicle breakdown. M25 anticlockwise between junctions J20 and J19, Congestion. M25 clockwise at junction J15, Emergency roadworks.

Port – Tilbury Port operations seem to be running well this morning. Tilbury 2 tend to become very slow operationally early afternoon, with driver facing waiting times between 2 and 3hrs at a time. 40 Berth no Issues to report. 39 Berth no Issues to report. 26 Hub no Issues to report. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Spirit (Complete), Alexander B (Complete), Ebba Maersk (Inbound), MSC Laura (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound), MSC Alessia (Inbound), Puerto Limon Express (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Inbound), NYK Daedalus (Inbound), Maersk Kiel (Inbound), One Owl (Inbound), CMA CGM Abu Dhabi (Inbound), AS Camellia (Inbound), MSC Vita (Inbound), Tokyo Bay (Cancelled).   

Weather – Currently no weather issues to report.

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