Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 13th October 2023

by | Oct 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 – Queueing traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. Usual slow traffic on Hauxton Road and the High Street Northbound in to Trumpington. Slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Slow traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J29 A127 Southend Arterial Road (Romford / Basildon) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout), in the roadworks area.

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

Vessel – Key West (Working), MSC Tessa (Working), MSC Roshney V (Inbound), MSC Benedetta XIII (Inbound), Zapadnyy (Inbound), OOCL United Kingdom (Inbound), Bernhard Schepers (Inbound), Baltic Tern (Inbound), MSC Ellen (Inbound), MSC Ditte (Inbound), CMA CGM Eiffel (Inbound), BG Jade (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), MSC Turkiye (Inbound), Eugen Maersk (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

Southampton Port

Road – Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Traffic light failure on B2149 Park Road North at Park Way.

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

Vessel – ONE Trust (Working), Independent Quest (Working), Zebra (Working), Maersk Newbury (Complete), Aurora (Arrived), Cosco Development (Inbound), CSCL Jupiter (Inbound), ONE Treasure (Inbound), Teno (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound), CMA CGM Sydney (Inbound), MSC Laura (Inbound), Al Dahna Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Queueing traffic on A12 Westbound before A406 North Circular Road (Redbridge Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A406 North Circular Road Southbound at A12 Eastern Avenue (Redbridge Roundabout). Severe delays between Barking and Barking Riverside on London Overground due to earlier faulty train at Barking. Minor delays on District Line Westbound between Upminster and Tower Hill due to earlier faulty train at Elm Park. Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Slow traffic on A245 Portsmouth Road Westbound at A3 (Painshill). Slow traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down vehicle on A3 Northbound from B2039 Ockham Road North (Ockham Park) to M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Delays on M4 Heathrow Spur Road Southbound before the tunnels into the terminals. One lane closed and slow traffic due to emergency road surface repairs on M4 Westbound at J5 A4 London Road (Langley). Slow traffic on A404 Rickmansworth Road near St Clement Danes School. Usual slow traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M1 Southbound at J8 A414 (Hemel Hempstead). Slow traffic due to vehicle needing a tyre to be changed earlier on M25 anticlockwise from J25 A10 Great Cambridge Road (Enfield) to J24 A111 Stagg Hill (Potters Bar), all lanes have been re-opened. Slow traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26. Reports of traffic problem on M11 Northbound from J6 M25 J27 to J7 A414 Canes Lane (Harlow).

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

Vessel – Edith Maersk (Working), Santos Express (Working), Santa Teresa (Working), ONE Meishan (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), MSC Vigo (Inbound), NYK Themis (Inbound), MSC Nerissa (Inbound), Helena Schepers (Inbound), MSC Fairfield (Inbound), MSC Madeleine (Inbound), MSC Margarita (Inbound), MSC Justice VIII (Inbound), MSC Alanya (Inbound), MSC Aino (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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