Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 10th July 2023

by | Jul 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 – Queueing traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on The A14 Westbound from J49 (Stowmarket) to J47 (Woolpit), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). One lane closed due to recovery work and broken-down lorry on M1 Southbound before J17 M45 (Dunchurch / Coventry), traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on The A12 Southbound at J26 (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – Maersk Cambridge (Working), MSC Tessa (Working), JSP Mistral (Inbound), MSC Leandra V (Inbound), Ever Act (Inbound), Cosco Japan (Inbound), OOCL Kobe (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Slow traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A35 Totton Bypass and Redbridge Causeway Eastbound before M271 (Redbridge roundabout), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Long delays and lane blocked due to accident on A31 Westbound from Fritham / Emery Downturn Off (Stoney Cross) to Picket Post Services (Picket Post), travel time is 40 minutes. Slow traffic on A31 between A341 (Merley Roundabout) and B3073 (Canford Bottom). Slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A27 Eastbound before A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout).

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

Vessel – CMA CGM Fidelio (Working), Helmut (Complete), Maike D (Inbound), Rome Express (Inbound), NYK Remus (Inbound), CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin (Inbound), NYK Daedalus (Inbound), MSC Tianping (Inbound), CMA CGM Tarragona (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Severe delays on M25 clockwise from two miles after J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to J3 M20 / A20 (Swanley Interchange). Congestion to two miles before J30 A13 Lakeside. Matrix sign set to 40 mph; travel time is 60 minutes. One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, two lorries involved on M25 anticlockwise from J31 A1306 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Long delays and queueing traffic for six miles due to emergency repairs on M26 Westbound before the M25, travel time is around 30 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Clacket Lane Services to J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound at M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange), congestion to Ripley Services. M25 delays 20 minutes clockwise from J9 Leatherhead, 30 minutes anticlockwise from J13 Staines, in the roadworks area. Delays on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A312 The Parkway Southbound before M4 J3, travel time is 20 minutes. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford), congestion to the Hunton Bridge Roundabout, back along the A41 link at J19. Slow traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Queueing traffic due to accident, a lorry and a car involved on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 and J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Broken down vehicle on A12 into town after A127 / A118 (Gallows Corner). 

Port – Tilbury port very busy and VBS Bookings are limited, this will have an affect on inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.  

Vessel – APL Vancouver (Working), Colombo Express (Working), Hubert Schulte (Complete), Helena Schepers (Arrived), Pirita (Inbound), Maersk Kotka (Inbound), Caucedo Express (Inbound), Edith Maersk (Inbound), MSC Yokohama (Inbound), CMA CGM Marseille (Inbound), CMA CGM Sambhar (Inbound), Maike D (Inbound), Czech (Inbound), Nysted Maersk (Inbound), Cap San Tainaro (Inbound), YM Wholesome (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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