Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 3rd August

by | Aug 3, 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 A137 Wherstead Road Northbound before A14. Traffic returned to normal on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). 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. Usual slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at A138 Chelmer Road (Army And Navy). 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 (Working), Volga Maersk (Working), Ever Glory (Inbound), MSC Gaia (Inbound), Maersk Kotka (Inbound), MSC Ingrid (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. M27 westbound exit slip at junction J7, Roadworks. Slow traffic on A3057 both ways between Hoe Lane and A27, In the roadworks area. One lane closed due to emergency resurfacing repairs on M3 Northbound between J4 A331 Blackwater Valley Route (Camberley) and J3 A322 (Lightwater / Bagshot). M27 westbound entry slip at junction J9, Roadworks. A36 northbound & southbound between the junctions with the A3090 and the A27, Emergency roadworks. A31 westbound at a minor junction between M27 and A338 near Ringwood (east), A31 westbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and B3081, 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 (Complete), Koi (Inbound), Gardiner (Inbound), X Press Moy (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Tubul (Inbound), MSC Loretta (Inbound), Songa Puma (Inbound), Njord (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Long delays and queueing traffic for five miles due to earlier accident 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 J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J13 A30 (Staines) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J21a M1 South / A405 (St Albans) to J18 A404 Rickmansworth Road (Chorleywood). Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Queueing traffic for six miles due to earlier accident on M25 clockwise between J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) and the QE2 Bridge.   

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

Vessel – Cap San Maleas (Working), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Working), MSC Shaula (Working), Yeoman Bridge (Inbound), APL Phoenix (Inbound), Estelle Maersk (Inbound), MSC Kim (Inbound), Santa Viola (Inbound), Maipo (Cancelled), MSC Athens (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Santos Express (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), MSC Maureen (Inbound), Cap San Raphel (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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