Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 17th February 2023

by | Feb 17, 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 – No major issues on the A14 or the A12. Heavy traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout.

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

Vessel – Ever Acme (Working), MSC Daisy (Working), MSC New York (Working). Navios Indigo (Inbound), Marchen Maersk (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Star (Inbound), MSC Fairfield (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), Cosco Japan (Inbound), Henrika Schulte (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Slow traffic due to recovery work and earlier accident, car and a van involved on M27 Westbound at J4 M3. Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. Eastern Road Northbound busy but moving at A27 Roundabout.

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

Vessel – Gardiner (Complete), BG Emerald (Complete), NYK Deneb (Complete), Independent Horizon (Working), NYK Demeter (Working), Songa Puma (Working), Barzan (Inbound), Tirua (Inbound), Cosco Harmony (Inbound), Pantonio (Inbound), APL Salalah (Inbound), Atlantis A (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), GSL Ningbo (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Lane closed due to broken down vehicle on A13 at M25 J30 (Lakeside / Purfleet), traffic is coping well, on the roundabout. Traffic easing, earlier broken-down car on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 to Clacket Lane Services. No fuel available on M25 anticlockwise at Clacket Lane Services. Usual slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). A245 Portsmouth Road Westbound clear at A3 (Painshill). A3 Southbound closed long delays, queueing traffic for three miles due to overrunning roadworks at M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). A3 Southbound closed, queueing traffic due to overrunning roadworks from B2039 Ockham Road North (Ockham Park, Ripley) to A25 Midleton Road (Wooden Bridge / Dennis Roundabout, Guildford). Congestion to Oxshott, not helped by the other overrunning roadworks at the M25 junction, traffic is busy through Clandon with diverting traffic. Traffic returned to normal on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J16 M40 J1A. Queueing traffic for ten miles due to earlier broken down lorry on M25 anticlockwise from J25 A10 Great Cambridge Road (Enfield) to J24 A111 Stagg Hill (Potters Bar). Congestion to the Bell Common Tunnel between J26 and J27, travel time is 25 minutes. 

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

Vessel – Potomac Express (Complete), CMA CGM Ohio (Working), MSC Florentina (Inbound), Ebba Maersk (Inbound), MSC Domitille (Inbound), Kyoto Express (Inbound), MSC Oriane (Inbound), Santa Viola (Inbound), MSC Dorine (Inbound), Nysted Maersk (Inbound), Conti Chivalry (Inbound), A La Marine (Inbound), Cap San Sounio (Inbound), MSC Archimidis (Inbound), Puerto Limon Express (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), ONE Cygnus (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), GSL Nicoletta (Inbound), MSC Nassau (Inbound).  

Weather – No issues to report.

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