Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 16th August 2023

by | Aug 16, 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 clear before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on The A14 Westbound at J49 A1308 Tot Hill (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. A1 Great North Road Northbound clear before A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic due to accident on The A14 Eastbound at J13 A45 (Thrapston). Reports of slow traffic due to accident on Gosbecks Road Southbound from Cunobelin Way to B1026 Layer Road. Slow traffic on A12 Southbound at J26 (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange). In the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic due to earlier accident on The A12 Southbound from J19 A130 Colchester Road (Boreham Interchange) to J18 A1060 (Danbury). Congestion to J20B (Hatfield Peverel North), all lanes have been re-opened. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Traffic returned to normal on The A12 Southbound from J15 A414 (Three Mile Hill) to J14 Ivy Barn Lane (Margaretting). Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). Heavy traffic due to people slowing to look at accident on the opposite side on M25 anticlockwise after J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Congestion to J30 A13 Lakeside, travel time is 25 minutes, matrix sign set to 40 mph.

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

Vessel – MSC Raya (Working), Eleonora Maersk (Working), Vayenga Maersk (Inbound), Cosco Japan (Inbound), Kure (Inbound), MSC Vandya (Inbound), MSC Hong Kong V (Inbound), Mastery D (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Galaxy (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

 

Southampton Port

Road – Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A348 Ringwood Road between A341 Wimborne Road (Bear Cross Roundabout) and the Fire Station traffic lights in Ferndown. A32 Fareham Road busy but moving between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Slow traffic on A27 Chichester Road around and past Arundel.

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

Vessel – ONE Triumph (Working), CMA CGM Georg Forster (Working), NYK Meteor (Complete), Ontario Express (Inbound), MSC Greenwich (Inbound), Independent Quest (Inbound), Halley (Inbound), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), OOCL Chongqing (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Heavy traffic due to people slowing to look at accident on the opposite side on M25 anticlockwise after J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Congestion to J30 A13 Lakeside, travel time is 25 minutes, matrix sign set to 40 mph. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange), all lanes have been re-opened. Reports of queueing traffic due to accident on A3 Northbound near M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Traffic easing on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J20 A41 (Kings Langley) to J19 (Watford). A41 Southbound clear at M25 J20. Queueing traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Queueing traffic for one mile on A1 Southbound after the M25 / A1M (South Mimms). Congestion to the M25 anticlockwise, from J24 Potters Bar, in the roadworks area. Usual slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25.

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

Vessel – Hubert Schulte (Working), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Working), Marchen Maersk (Working), Puerto Limon Express (Inbound), Seatrade Green (Inbound), CMA CGM Carl Antoine (Inbound), MSC Nerissa (Inbound), Hudson Express (Inbound), MOL Proficiency (Inbound), MSC Yokohama (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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