Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 1st March 2023

by | Mar 1, 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  A14 no issues to report. Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Usual slow traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Usual congestion on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Heavy traffic on A12 London bound from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange). Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. Queueing traffic on Chelmer Valley Road between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Slow traffic on A12 Southbound at J12 A1023 Chelmsford Road (Mountnessing / Shenfield). Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – Cosco Shipping Galaxy (Working), Elbwave (Working), Venta Maersk (Working), Jazan (Working), JSP Mistral (Working), MSC Sveva (Working),  MSC Gaia (Inbound), MSC England (Inbound), Ever Art (Inbound), MSC Nerissa (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual congestion on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Slow traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound from A326 Marchwood By-Pass (Rushington Roundabout) to A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A32 Gosport Road Northbound from Gosport Leisure Park (Gosport) to B3385 Newgate Lane (Fareham). M275 Southbound clear at A3 (Rudmore Roundabout). Usual congestion on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Usual slow traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout. 

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

Vessel – ONE Truth (Working), Brussels Express (Working), Montreal Express (Complete), Tihama (Inbound), Independent Quest (Inbound), Tampa Triumph (Inbound), Sheffield (Inbound), CMA CGM Pegasus (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. One lane closed due to broken down car on M25 anticlockwise at J2 A2 (Darenth Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Traffic easing on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one way system. Slow traffic on A3 Northbound at M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J13 A30 (Staines) to J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Heavy traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25.

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

Vessel – YM Wholesome (Working), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Working), MSC Maria Elena (Arrived), MSC Ludovica (Inbound), Cap San Antonio (Inbound), Seatrade Blue (Inbound), Budapest Express (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), MSC Anzu (Inbound), Caucedo Express (Inbound), Alexander B (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), MSC Cancun (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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