Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 13th April 2023

by | Apr 13, 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). M11 Southbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident and debris on road after J13 A1303 Madingley Road (Madingley / Cambridge), approach with care. Very slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Usual delays on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A12 Southbound before J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on Chelmer Valley Road between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout.

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

Vessel – MSC Deila (Working), Hermann Schulte (Working), W Klaipeda (Working), CSCL Artic Ocean (Working), MSC Samira lii (Inbound), CMA CGM Lapis (Inbound), Vuoski Maersk (Inbound), OOCL Kobe (Inbound), Nordic Italia (Inbound), Ever Act (Inbound), MSC Lauren (Inbound), MSC Nerissa (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual congestion on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout.

Port – Due to the high winds yesterday there are no VBS Bookings until 17:00 this afternoon, this may cause delays to inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin (Working), Toronto Express (Complete), Maersk Neston (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Cosco Hope (Inbound), NYK Rumina (Inbound), Tubul (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound), Evridiki G (Inbound), CMA CGM Titan (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – M25 clockwise lane re-opened on entry slip road, broken down car removed at J1a A206 (Swanscombe / Erith). M25 clockwise lane blocked on exit slip road due to broken down lorry at J3 M20 / A20 (Swanley Interchange), traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Slow traffic on M25 both ways before J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J12 M3. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J16 M40. Usual slow traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. 

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

Vessel – Emma Maersk (Working), MSC Alma VII (Working), Nordpacific (Arrived), MSC Ludovica (Inbound), Cap San Lorenzo (Inbound), Callao Express (Void), MOL Proficiency (Void), ONE Ibis (Inbound), MSC Carole (Void), MSC Ingrid (Inbound), Delaware Express (Inbound), A La Marine (Inbound), MSC Laurence (Void), BG Ireland (Inbound), MSC Alicante (Inbound), MOL Presence (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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