Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 11th May 2023

by | May 11, 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 – Slow traffic on A14 Westbound around J49 (Stowmarket). Very slow traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Queueing traffic on A10 both ways between Ely Leisure Village (Ely) and A 10 Ely Bypass (Chettisham), in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Heavy traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A12 Northbound from J32B London Road (Belstead / Copdock Village) to A14 J55 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A12 Southbound between J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground) and J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound busy but moving before A12 J25. Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Usual slow traffic on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Eastbound before A129 Rayleigh Road (Rayleigh Weir). Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – MSC New York (Working), Celsius London (Working), Hubert Schulte (Working), OOCL Hong Kong (Working), MSC Celestino Maresca (Working), Njord (Inbound), MSC Margrit (Inbound), Jazan (Inbound), TRF Partici (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), YM Evolution (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. Usual delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual congestion on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Usual slow traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Westbound from Portfield Roundabout to Fishbourne Roundabout.  

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

Vessel – Independent Primero (Inbound), Halley (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), ONE Triumph (Inbound), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Inbound), CMA CGM Fidelio (Inbound), Torrente (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Queueing traffic for four miles due to earlier broken-down car on M25 clockwise before the QE2 Bridge, congestion to a couple of miles from J29 A127 Upminster. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone), travel time is 30 minutes. Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Cobham Services to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Slow traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Slow 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). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Slow traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M25 clockwise from J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to the QE2 Bridge.   

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

Vessel – MSC Annick (Working), Cap San Tainaro (Inbound), Chennai Express (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), Santa Rita (Inbound), Nagoya Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Arkansas (Inbound), ONE Meishan (Inbound), MSC Greenwich (Inbound), Le Harve Express (Inbound), A La Marine).

Weather – No issues to report.

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