Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 7th April

by | Apr 7, 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 – Delays A428 Cambridge Road Eastbound in Cambridgeshire. Road closed and queueing traffic due to recovery work and crash, a lorry and its trailer involved on A130 Southbound from A1245 / A132 (Rettendon Turnpike) to A1245 (Bonville’s Roundabout). One lane closed due to flooding and crash on A127 London bound at A129 Rayleigh Road (Rayleigh Weir). Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound from J30 B1029 Upper Street (Stratford St Mary) to J32B London Road (Belstead / Copdock Village). Partially blocked and slow traffic due to crash, a lorry involved on A143 Eastbound between Low Road and The Street. Affecting traffic between Diss and Harleston.  

Port – High winds are expected all day today and port and depot disruption are expected.  

Vessel – Monaco Maersk (Working), Perseus (Working), Pirita (Working), MSC London (Inbound), Northern Justice (Inbound), CMA CGM Neva (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Inbound), Rumba (Inbound), Eleonora Maersk (Inbound).

Weather – High winds this morning. Expected to last up to late evening.

Southampton Port

Road – Restrictions due to major Smart Motorway Upgrade on M27 both ways between J4 (M3 Interchange) and J11 A27 (Fareham / Gosport). Four lanes are now operating between these junctions with a fixed 60mph limit in place whilst testing happens. M27 eastbound between junctions J7 and J8, M27 eastbound within J7, M27 eastbound between J7 and J8, Roadworks.

Port – High winds are expected all day today and port and depot disruption are expected. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Elisabeth (Complete), HMM Daon (Working), Ever Lasting (Working), CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin (Arrived), AS Petronia (Inbound), Navarino (Inbound), Cape Pioneer (Cancelled), Cosco Philippines (Cancelled), CMA CGM Tosca (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), AL Dahna Express (Inbound).

Weather – High winds this morning. Expected to last up to late evening.

London Gateway Port

Road  Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise from J30 / A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. Delays on M25 anticlockwise between J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout) and Mount Road. Delays on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 J6 and J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J28 / A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout) and J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Either side of the M11. Delays on M25 anticlockwise between J13 A30 Staines Bypass (Staines) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J13 / A30 (Staines) to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Past the M3. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between (Cobham Services) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Past J10 (A3). Delays on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 / M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Past Clacket Lane Services. Delays on M25 clockwise between Broomlands Lane (Clacket Lane Services) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Delays on M25 clockwise between Broomlands Lane (Clacket Lane Services) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Delays on M25 clockwise between M26 (Wrotham) and Broomlands Lane (Clacket Lane Services). One lane closed due to crash on M20 London bound between J3 M26 interchange and J1 M25 (Swanley Interchange). Delays on M25 clockwise between J29 A127 Southend Arterial Road (Romford / Basildon) and A282. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J30 / A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. M25 anticlockwise at junction J1A, Roadworks. M25 Clockwise at junction J15, Emergency Roadworks.

Port – High winds are expected all day today and port and depot disruption are expected. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel  AS Camellia (Working), Seatrade Red (Complete), Brooklyn Bridge (Working), Edith Maersk (Arrived), Pusan C (Inbound), MSC Vancouver (Inbound), Artemis (Inbound), UASC Zamzam (Inbound), Pantonio (Inbound), CMA CGM Kourou (Inbound), MSC Melissa (Cancelled), Sofia Express (Inbound), Lyme Bay (Inbound), Yeoman Bridge (Inbound).

Weather – High winds this morning. Expected to last up to late evening.

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