Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 10th October

by | Oct 10, 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 – Heavy traffic on A137 Wherstead Road Northbound before A14. Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange).  Slow traffic on A14 Westbound from J38 A11 / A1304 (Newmarket) to J37 A142 Fordham Road (Newmarket / Exning), In the roadworks area. Very slow traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Delays on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Very slow traffic due to obstruction on the road on A14 Eastbound from J16 B660 Fox Road (Catworth / Kimbolton) to J18 (Spaldwick). Colchester Road both ways closed due to building fire at a barn from Bakers Lane to Maltings Park Road. Slow traffic due to accident on A120 Westbound from A131 (Marks Farm Roundabout) to B1018 (Galley’s Corner). Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Reports of slow traffic due to accident on A12 Southbound at J18 A1060 (Danbury). Queueing traffic for three miles due to accident on A12 Northbound from J17 A130 (Howe Green) to J18 A1060 (Danbury). Congestion to J16 (Galleywood), Travel time is 25 minutes. A14 eastbound between junctions J40 and J41, Roadworks. A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks.  A120 eastbound between the junctions with the A131 North and the A12 Colchester West, Emergency roadworks.  A120 westbound between the junctions with the A12 Colchester West and the A131 North, Emergency roadworks. A12 northbound between A414 near Chelmsford (east) and A138/A130, A12 northbound exit for B1024 near Kelvedon (south), Roadworks. A12 northbound access from B1024 near Kelvedon (north), A12 northbound between A120 near Colchester (west) and A1124, Roadworks. A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks. A120 westbound access from B1008/B1256, Roadworks.  

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

Vessel – MSC Nela (Working), OOCL Kobe (Working), JSP Mistral (Working), MSC Leanne (Working), MSC Lorena (Working), Ever Goods (Working), Orca 1 (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), W Klaipeda (Inbound), MSC Gaia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Queueing traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Very slow traffic on M275 Southbound at A3 (Rudmore Roundabout). Heavy traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Slow traffic due to accident on A259 Havant Road both ways at B2148 North Street (Anchor roundabout).

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

Vessel – Maersk Bahamas (Complete), HMM Nuri (Working), Elisabeth (Complete), Contships Ivy (Complete), Seaspan Santos (Working), BF Fortaleza (Cancelled), Hanni (Complete), Mol Truth (Inbound), CMA CGM Alcazar (Inbound), APL Changi (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Severe delays and queueing traffic for 11 miles on M25 clockwise from J29 A127 Southend Arterial Road (Romford / Basildon) to J3 M20 (Swanley Interchange), Travel time is 60 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J30 A282 (Lakeside / Purfleet) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. M25 clockwise lane closed on exit slip road, queueing traffic due to broken down car at J3 M20 (Swanley Interchange). All traffic being temporarily held and stationary traffic due to emergency repairs on M23 Southbound between J8 M25 J7 and J9 (Gatwick Airport). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J9 A243 (Leatherhead) to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. 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 M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J18 A404 Rickmansworth Road (Chorleywood). Delays on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J27 M11 to J25 A10 Great Cambridge Road (Enfield).

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

Vessel – Matz Maersk (Working), Volga Maersk (Working), MSC Veracruz (Working), MSC Palak (Inbound), Tokyo Bay (Inbound), One Ibis (Inbound), Maersk Karachi (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Inbound), Cape Corfu (Inbound), Dimitra C (Inbound), Cap San Lorenzo (Inbound), MSC Cancun (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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