Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 10th August 2023

by | Aug 10, 2023

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 busy but moving before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). A603 Gonville Place busy but moving in the centre of Cambridge. Slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on The A5123 Southbound at M1 J15A (Towcester / Northampton Services), in the roadworks area. Traffic returned to normal on A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound before A12 J25. Chelmer Valley Road busy but moving between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Usual congestion on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – MSC Mina (Working), MSC Shanelle V (Working), GSL Kalliopi (Working), MSC Roshney V (Inbound), MSC Benedetta XIII (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Star (Inbound), Ever Aim (Inbound), MSC Lisbon (Inbound), MSC Poh Lin (Inbound), Tongala (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.


Southampton Port

Road – Traffic easing on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Winchester Road busy but moving around A33 Bassett Avenue. Slow traffic on Winchester Road between St James’s Road and Hill Lane. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Emergency repairs earlier on M27 Eastbound at J3 M271 (Southampton Docks). Slow traffic on A337 Romsey Road inbound at High Street. Usual congestion on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Reports of accident, two cars involved on Common Road both ways near Foxbury Lane, traffic is coping well. Traffic easing on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout.

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

Vessel – AL Muraykh (Working), APL Fullerton (Working), Anita (Working), AS Petronia (Working), Independent Primero (Inbound), BG Sapphire (Inbound), Margarete Schulte (Inbound), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Inbound), NYK Constellation (Inbound), CSCL Jupiter (Inbound), Aurora (Inbound), Tirua (Inbound), Linah (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J29 A127 Southend Arterial Road (Romford / Basildon). Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Traffic returned to normal on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Traffic easing on A217 Bell Street / Cockshot Hill into town before High Street (Market Hotel). Queueing traffic on A243 both ways near The Star pub. Congestion to half a mile northbound, and two miles southbound back past Chessington World of Adventures, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to Cobham Services clockwise, J11 Chertsey anticlockwise. Slow both sides off the A3, back to Ockham Park northbound, in the roadworks area. Usual congestion on A245 Portsmouth Road Westbound at A3 (Painshill). M4 Heathrow Spur Road Southbound clear before the tunnels into the terminals. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to a mile after J16 M40. A41 Southbound clear at M25 J20. A405 North Orbital Road clear between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Lane closed due to barrier repairs on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound between Turkey Street and Hoe Lane. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 (Enfield).

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

Vessel – Santa Teresa (Working), MSC Alanya (Working), ONE Manchester (Complete), Elly Maersk (Inbound), Monte Azul (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), Montevideo Express (Inbound), Delaware Express (Inbound), Prague Express (Inbound), MSC Azov (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), Santa Viola (Inbound), MSC Carolina (Inbound), MSC Lisbon (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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