Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 14th November 2023

by | Nov 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 – Queueing traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. A140 Northbound partially blocked, slow traffic due to obstruction on the road at Cedars Hill. Queueing traffic on A142 Fordham Road Southbound at A14 J37 (Newmarket / Exning). Slow traffic on M11 Southbound at J14 A14 J31 (Girton / Cloverleaf Interchange). The A43 both ways re-opened, late finish of roadworks earlier from the A5 (Towcester) to M1 J15A (Towcester / Northampton Services, Northampton). Slow traffic on A12 Southbound from J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. 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 A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road London bound from B148 West Mayne (Dunton Junction, Dunton Wayletts) to M25 J29 (Romford / Basildon, Great Warley).

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

Vessel – MSC Diana (Working), Ever Aim (Working), JSP Rover (Working), BG Jade (Working), Henrika Schulte (Inbound), MSC Rowan (Inbound), Cosco Indonesia (Inbound), Key Sund (Inbound), MSC Elaine (Inbound), MSC Daisy (Inbound), Ranger (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Galaxy (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Slow traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. M27 Westbound busy but moving before J8 A3024 (Bursledon / Hamble), in the roadworks area. Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. M27 Westbound busy but moving around M275. M275 Southbound busy but moving at A3 (Rudmore Roundabout). Usual slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. 

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

Vessel – AL Muraykh (Working), NYK Romulus (Working), Maike D (Complete), GSL Susan (Complete), CMA CGM Georg Forster (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), MSC Nikoleta II (Inbound), AS Petronia (Inbound), Cosco Glory (Inbound), Independent Future (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 London bound from A227 Wrotham Road (Gravesend / Tollgate Services, Gravesend) to B255 / Bluewater (Bean Interchange, Bean). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Clacket Lane Services to J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to J9 Leatherhead clockwise, a few miles anticlockwise, and long queues on the A3 northbound from Ripley Services, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Stop-start traffic on M4 onto the elevated section Eastbound from J3 A312 (Hayes) to J2 A4 (Brentford). Slow traffic on A40 into town from A437 Long Lane (Hillingdon Circus, Hillingdon) to A4000 Horn Lane (Gypsy Corner, Acton). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J21 M1 to J19 A41 (Watford). Queueing traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Usual slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) to J25 A10 (Enfield). Slow traffic on A104 Epping New Road / B1393 Epping Road at A121 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout). One lane closed and queueing traffic for four miles due to accident, a car and a van involved on M25 clockwise at J27 M11. Congestion to J26 Waltham Abbey.

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

Vessel – MSC Siya B (Working), Santa Ines (Working), CMA CGM Saint Laurent (Working), MSC Greenwich (Inbound), MSC Adelaide (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Sambhar (Inbound), Xin Lian Yun Gang (Inbound), Cartagena Express (Inbound), NYK Demeter (Inbound), Maersk Brownsville (Inbound), Ranger (Inbound), Helena Schepers (Inbound), Marius (Inbound), Callao Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Sinnamary (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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