Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 5th September

by | Sep 5, 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). One lane closed, long delays and queueing traffic for seven miles due to debris on road and accident, a van and a crane involved on M1 Southbound before J12 A5120 Harlington Road (Flitwick), Congestion to before J13 (Bedford / Milton Keynes), also queueing down the A5 to Hockliffe avoiding the motorway. Slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). A129 Rayleigh Road both ways partially blocked due to a sinkhole in the road between Hutton Village and Woodlands School. 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 – Maersk Cambridge (Working), MSC Irene (Working), Ever Alp (Working), JSP Mistral (Working), MSC Tuxpan (Working), Volga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Samira Lii (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Galaxy (Inbound), MSC Kalina (Inbound), Maersk Sembawang (Inbound), OOCL Kobe (Inbound), Maersk Cambridge (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Slow traffic due to traffic light failure on A335 Southampton Road both ways at Campbell Road. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual congestion on A31 at A341 (Merley 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 – Al Muraykh (Working), Toronto Express (Complete), Sven D (Working), Eli A (Working), EF Olivia (Inbound), NYK Nebula (Inbound), Pavo J (Inbound), APL Temasek (Inbound), Ren Jian 23 (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M25 anticlockwise at J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon). One lane blocked and queueing traffic due to accident on A13 into town at Marsh Way. Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J4 (Orpington) and J6 A22 (Godstone), Congestion to three miles back along the M26, at J5. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J9 A243 (Leatherhead) to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, two vans involved on M4 London bound between J4 (Heathrow / Uxbridge) and J3 A312 The Parkway (Hayes / Heston). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) 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). Stop-start traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Usual congestion on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. 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 Flavia (Working), Puerto Limon Express (Working), Ragna (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Lausanne (Inbound), Buxcoast (Inbound), Pengalia (Inbound), W Klaipeda (Inbound), San Clemente (Inbound), MSC Eugenia (Inbound), MSC Loretta (Inbound), ONE Manhattan (Inbound), CMA CGM America (Inbound), MSC Veracruz (Inbound), BF Fortaleza (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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