Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 11th September 2023

by | Sep 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 A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Reports of heavy traffic due to accident on A1156 Norwich Road both ways at Sherrington Road. Slow traffic on The A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. A603 Barton Road inbound busy but moving between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound busy but moving before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). A12 Southbound lane closed on exit slip road, queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle at J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), congestion to Crown Interchange. Usual congestion on A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound before A12 J25. Usual queues on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Slow traffic on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. A130 White Hart Lane Southbound busy but moving from A1016 Chelmer Valley Road to B1137 Colchester Road. 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 A12 Southbound at J15 B1002 (Three Mile Hill), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout) to J27 M11.

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

Vessel – MSC London (Working), Ever Art (Working), Bbc Dart (Working), BG Jade (Inbound), Maersk Camden (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), MSC Geneva (Inbound), MSC Livorno (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), Gsl Christen (Inbound), MSC Mirja (Inbound), MSC Daisy (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. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. A337 Romsey Road inbound busy but moving at High Street. Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A259 Bognor Road Westbound before A27 Chichester By-Pass (Bognor Road Roundabout).

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

Vessel – BG Sapphire (Working), CMA CGM Columba (Complete), MSC Yukta X (Inbound), NYK Nebula (Inbound), Al Zubara (Inbound), CMA CGM Montreal (Inbound), OOCL Montreal (Inbound).  

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise from J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout) to J27 M11. Reports of queueing traffic due to accident, two cars involved on M25 anticlockwise at J1a A206 (Dartford Tunnel). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Usual congestion on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Usual slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to a mile after J16 M40. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J19 A41 (Watford). Slow traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Usual congestion on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Usual slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Traffic easing, earlier broken down vehicle on M25 clockwise from J25 A10 (Enfield) to J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey).

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

Vessel – MSC Sofia Celeste (Working), Le Harve (Working), Niledutch Lion (Complete), Maersk Kotka (Inbound), Pirita (Inbound), Seaspan Hamburg (Inbound), ONE Millau (Inbound), Lyme Bay (Inbound), Douce France (Inbound), Elbsky (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Inbound), MSC Flavia (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), Cap San Tainaro (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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