Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 8th August

by | Aug 8, 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 – The A12 northbound exit slip to the A130 has heavy congestion. Queueing traffic on A12 London bound around J12 A1023 Chelmsford Road (Mountnessing / Shenfield). Very slow traffic on A426 Northbound from Newton Manor Lane to M6 J1 (Rugby / Lutterworth). Travel time is around 10 minute. One lane closed due to emergency resurfacing repairs on M6 Northbound from J3 A444 Bedworth Bypass (Nuneaton / Coventry) to J3A M42. Traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on M6 Southbound from J6 A38 Tyburn Road (Spaghetti Junction) to J5 A452 (Castle Bromwich). Very slow traffic on M6 Southbound between J11 A460 (Cannock) and J8 M5. Travel time is around 25 minute.

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

Vessel – OOCL United Kingdom (working), MSC London (working), Maersk Vigo (working), As Constantina (inbound), MSC Loretta (inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – The A12 northbound exit slip to the A130 has heavy congestion. Queueing traffic on A12 London bound around J12 A1023 Chelmsford Road (Mountnessing / Shenfield). Very slow traffic on A426 Northbound from Newton Manor Lane to M6 J1 (Rugby / Lutterworth). Travel time is around 10 minute. One lane closed due to emergency resurfacing repairs on M6 Northbound from J3 A444 Bedworth Bypass (Nuneaton / Coventry) to J3A M42. Traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on M6 Southbound from J6 A38 Tyburn Road (Spaghetti Junction) to J5 A452 (Castle Bromwich). Very slow traffic on M6 Southbound between J11 A460 (Cannock) and J8 M5. Travel time is around 25 minute.

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

Vessel – OOCL United Kingdom (working), MSC London (working), Maersk Vigo (working), As Constantina (inbound), MSC Loretta (inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Delays on M25 clockwise &anti clockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Queueing traffic due to earlier crash, a lorry involved on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Lane one (of four) was closed. All lanes have been re-opened. Stop-start traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 and J6 A22 (Godstone). Delays of seven minutes on M25 clockwise between M25 and J7 M23 J8. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 Great Cambridge Road (Enfield). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 (Watford). Delays of nine minutes and delays increasing on M25 anticlockwise in Buckinghamshire. Average speed 25 mph. Severe delays of 15 minutes and delays easing on A2 Westbound between Henhurst Road (Henhurst / Cobham Services) and A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Average speed ten mph.

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

Vessel – CMA Abu Dhabi (cancelled), Cap San Raphael (working), Santos Express (working), MSC Domitille (working), Wes Gesa (inbound), BF Fortaleza (inbound), MSC Carmen (inbound), ONE Swan (inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (inbound), MSC India (inbound), CMA Sambhar (inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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