Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 31st October

by | Oct 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). Reports of slow traffic due to traffic problem on A12 Southbound from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground). Reports of traffic problem on A12 Northbound from J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) to J27 A133 Cymbeline Way (Avenue of Remembrance Roundabout). Traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Slow traffic on A127 London bound from B148 West Mayne (Dunton Junction, Dunton Wayletts) to M25 J29 (Romford / Basildon, Upminster).

Port – No issues experienced last night. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Geneva (Working), MSC London (Working), MSC Jade (Working), Njord (Working), OOCL United Kingdom (Working), MSC Aldebaran Lii (Working), BG Ireland (Inbound), Vilnia Maersk (Inbound), MSC Sola (Inbound), Cosco Vietnam (Inbound).  

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual congestion on A31 at A341 (Merley Roundabout).

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

Vessel – Barzan (Working), CMA CGM Barracuda (Working), Hanni (Working), JSP Anna (Complete), Cosco Pride (Inbound), NYK Remus (Inbound), Elisabeth (Working), CMA CGM Fidelio (Inbound), APL Vanda (Inbound), Ren Jian 16 (Inbound), Phoenix J (Inbound), Toronto Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from two miles before J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between Clacket Lane Services and J6 A22 (Godstone). One lane closed due to broken down lorry on M3 Northbound between J2 M25 and J1 A308 / A316 (Sunbury / Staines). Traffic is coping well. Heavy traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Delays on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Slow traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 and J25 A10 (Enfield).  

Port – Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Oriane (Working), Edith Maersk (Arrived), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), MSC Stella (Inbound), Artemis (Inbound), CMA CGM Sambhar (Inbound), Vilnia Maersk (Inbound), Maersk Senang (Inbound), MSC Melissa (Inbound), CMA CGM Cayenne (Inbound), YM Wellness (Inbound),  X-Press Agility (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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