Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 14th March 2023

by | Mar 14, 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  Long delays and queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down car on A14 Eastbound before J57 A1189 Nacton Road (Nacton Interchange). Congestion to J55 (A12 Copdock interchange), all lanes have been re-opened, travel time is 30 minutes. Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Queueing traffic and delays on A14 Westbound from J52 B1113 Bramford Road (Claydon) to J51 A140 Kettle Lane (Needham Market). Heavy traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Heavy traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Slow traffic on M11 Southbound at J14 A14 J31 (Girton / Cloverleaf Interchange). Very slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout), travel time is 25 minutes. Queueing traffic and delays on A12 London bound at J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), travel time is 25 minutes. Slow traffic on A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound before A12 J25. Queueing traffic on A120 Westbound from A131 (Notley Green Roundabout, Great Notley) to A120 (Felsted Turn Off, Gransmore Green). Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. 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 – Ever Govern (Working), Zapadnyy (Working), Cosco Indonesia (Working), MSC Diana (Working), MSC Cristina (Inbound), MSC Manya (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Vilnia Maersk (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound), Seaspan New Delhi (Inbound), GSL Chateau D’if (Inbound), OOCL Indonesia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. Very slow traffic on A31 at A341 (Merley Roundabout). Usual delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Usual slow traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout.

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

Vessel – NYK Meteor (Working), Tubul (Working), CMA CGM Jacques Joseph (Cancelled), MSC Lisbon (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), AS Petronia (Inbound), MSC Atlantic (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from a mile before J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 London bound from A227 Wrotham Road (Gravesend / Tollgate Services, Gravesend) to A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off, Ebbsfleet Valley). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and 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 both ways between J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Congestion to Cobham Services clockwise, slow past J12 M3 anticlockwise. Very slow traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M4 Westbound from J4B M25 J15 to J5 A4 London Road (Langley). Congestion to before J3 (Hayes), all lanes have been re-opened. Usual delays on M4 Eastbound from J3 A312 (Hayes) to the elevated section and J2 A4 (Brentford), travel time is 35 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 and J25 A10 (Enfield).

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

Vessel – MSC Maureen (Working), Volga Maersk (Void), SAN Clemente (Working), Santa Marta Express (Working), GSL Ningbo (Inbound), ONE Manhattan (Inbound), CMA CGM Sinnamary (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort de France (Inbound), MSC Lily (Void), Buxcoast (Inbound), MSC Cadiz (Inbound), Evelyn Maersk (Inbound), Cap San Augustin (Inbound), Nordamelia (Inbound), Guayaquil Express (Inbound), A La Marine (Inbound), Maersk Brownsville (Inbound), Missouri Express (Inbound), Elbstar (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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