Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 15th February 2023

by | Feb 15, 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). Slow traffic on M11 Southbound at J14 A14 J31 (Girton / Cloverleaf Interchange). Usual delays on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Heavy traffic on A12 Southbound from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Usual slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Delays of up to ten minutes on C2C between Stanford Le Hope and Barking due to earlier level crossing problems at East Tilbury.  

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

Vessel – MSC Jade (Working), OOCL Hong Kong (Working), Vilnia Maersk (Working), MSC Rosa M (Inbound), Ever Acme (Inbound), Navios Vermilion (Inbound), MSC Daisy (Inbound), MSC New York (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.​

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout. Very slow traffic on A27 Chichester Road around and past Arundel.

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

Vessel – Al Jmeliyah (Working), CMA CGM Vasco De Gama (Working), Gardiner (Inbound), NYK Deneb (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), NYK Demeter (Inbound), Songa Puma (Inbound), Barzan (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. A130 both ways partially blocked queueing traffic, delays due to accident, three vehicles involved between B1014 Canvey Road (Waterside Roundabout, Benfleet) and A13 (Sadlers Farm Roundabout, Canvey Island). Slow traffic due to earlier accident on A2 Westbound at A227 Wrotham Road (Gravesend / Tollgate Services), all lanes have been re-opened. Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 J5 to J6 A22 (Godstone). Usual congestion on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one way system. Traffic easing, earlier accident on M25 clockwise before J9 A243 (Leatherhead). Slow traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21A A405 North Orbital Road (St Albans) and J18 A404 Rickmansworth Road (Chorleywood). Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Traffic easing, earlier broken down lorry on M25 anticlockwise after J23 A1(M) J1 South Mimms. Heavy traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound busy but moving before M25 J25.

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

Vessel – Santa Clara (Working), Tokyo Bay (Working), MSC Aurora (Cancelled), CMA CGM Marseillle (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Inbound), Mathilde Schulte (Cancelled), MSC Guernsey (Inbound), Peyton Lynn C (Inbound), CMA CGM Ohio (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), MSC Florentina (Inbound), Ebba Maersk (Inbound).  

Weather – No issues to report.

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