Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 16th February 2023

by | Feb 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  Heavy traffic due to earlier broken-down vehicle on A14 Orwell Bridge Westbound between J57 A1189 Nacton Road (Nacton Interchange) and J56 A137 (Wherstead Interchange). Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Queueing traffic on A10 Ely Road Southbound from Denny End Road to Car Dyke Road, in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass.

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

Vessel – MSC Jade (Working), MSC Rosa (Working), Ever Acme (Working), Navios Vermilion (Working), MSC Daisy (Inbound), MSC New York (Inbound). Navios Indigo (Inbound), Marchen Maersk (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Star (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – One lane blocked due to broken down vehicle on M27 Westbound from J9 A27 Segensworth Link Road (Segensworth / Fareham) to J8 A3024 (Bursledon / Hamble). 

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

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

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Severe delays and queueing traffic for four miles due to earlier accident on M25 QE2 Bridge clockwise from J31 A1306 to J1A A206 (Dartford). Congestion to almost back to J29 A127 (Romford), all lanes have been re-opened, travel time is 60 minutes. One lane blocked and queueing traffic due to broken down car on A220 Gravel Hill Southbound at A207 Albion Road. Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 to J6 A22 (Godstone). No fuel available on M25 anticlockwise at Clacket Lane Services. Usual congestion on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Queueing traffic for six miles and one lane closed due to accident, a van and a car involved on M25 anticlockwise after J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross). Congestion to J19 (Watford), travel time is 25 minutes. Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). A10 Great Cambridge Road Northbound closed, queueing traffic due to earlier police incident from A1055 Bullsmoor Lane to M25 J25 (Enfield). Queueing traffic due to earlier police incident on M25 anticlockwise at J25 A10 Great Cambridge Road (Enfield). Congestion to the M11 and North Circular adding to the usual delays as traffic diverted earlier, 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. Slow traffic on A104 Epping New Road / B1393 Epping Road at A121 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout). 

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

Vessel – CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Complete), Mathilde Schulte (Cancelled), MSC Guernsey (Inbound), Peyton Lynn C (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Ohio (Inbound), MSC Florentina (Inbound), Ebba Maersk (Inbound), Kyoto Express (Inbound), A La Marine (Inbound). 

Weather – No issues to report.

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