Daily Ocean News Bulletin 21st October

Oct 21, 2021 | Bulletin

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 –  A12 Northbound Colchester J28/J29 delays 10 minutes.  A12  Bury St. Edmunds (Moreton Hall Interchange) J44 roundabout lane closure.

Port – Poor turnarounds experienced yesterday throughout the day and night due to high winds, as well as, partial Port closures throughout the night caused by wind speeds increasing periodically.  Further to this, we have also experienced delays today due to minor flooding across the Port.

Vessel – OOCL United Kingdom (Working), Songa Puma (Working).

Weather – No issues to report at present for today/tonight.  

Southampton Port

Road – M27 road works around Southampton, as follows: M27 J3 leading to M271, M27 between J4 and J5, furthermore, heavy traffic also noted between J7 and J9 of M27.

Port – After some poor turnaround periods experienced last night, it is noted that a considerable improvement has been made Today, with no delays to report.  Operational information can be found here.

Vessel – OOCL Montreal (Working), MOL Emissary (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report at present for today/tonight.

London Gateway Port

Road – No issues to report at present.

Port – As advised yesterday, poor turn arounds experienced across the board, due to the high winds, unfortunately although there has been some improvement in the general area, 32 Berth are still seeing an increased volume of empty returns, which is causing delays of up to 4hrs. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – APL Detroit (Working), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report at present for today/tonight.   

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