Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 20th January

by | Jan 20, 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). low traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Reports of heavy traffic due to accident on A143 Bury Road Westbound at Mellis Road. Slow traffic due to traffic problem on A1065 Brandon Road Northbound from the Eriswell turn off to Wangford Road. A11 Northbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident at Newmarket Road. Usual slow traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. A603 Gonville Place busy but moving in the centre of Cambridge. Reports of traffic problem on A14 from J2 A508 Harborough Road (Kelmarsh) to J1 A5199 (Welford). A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound busy but moving before A12 J25. Slow traffic on A131 Southbound from B1053 Broad Road (Thistley Green roundabout) to A120 (Marks Farm Roundabout), in the roadworks area. Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. Heavy traffic on Chelmer Valley Road between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. 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 – MSC Eloane (Working), Zapadnyy (Working), Ever Goods (Working), OOCL Scandinavia (Working), CSCL Atlantic Ocean (Inbound), Henrika Schulte (Inbound), Jazan (Inbound), MSC Asya (Inbound), APL Raffles (Inbound), Estelle Maersk (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. One lane closed due to emergency burst water main repairs on A31 Westbound from Stoney Cross (Fritham / Emery Downturn Off, Stoney Cross) to Picket Post services (Picket Post). Queueing traffic on A337 Romsey Road inbound at High Street. A3090 Northbound closed due to ice from A36 (West Wellow Services roundabout, Ower) to Sherfield English turn off (Romsey). Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Eastern Road Northbound busy but moving at A27 Roundabout. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Westbound from Portfield Roundabout to Fishbourne Roundabout. Slow traffic on A27 Chichester Road around and past Arundel.

Port – Port fully operational but again unfortunately same issues as yesterday with VBS Bookings, non-available until 17:00 Hours this afternoon, this may cause delays to inbound and out bound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – APL Singapura (Working), Independent Horizon (Working), HMM Mir (Working), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), Tolten (Inbound), Atlantis A (Inbound), OOCL Asia (Inbound), CMA CGM Iskenderun (Inbound), EM Corfu (Inbound), Pantonio (Inbound), CMA CGM Columbia (Inbound), AS Palina (Inbound), MSC Sasha (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound), NYK Rumina (Inbound), MOL Treasure (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound), TS Singapore (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Traffic easing, earlier broken-down lorry on M25 anticlockwise between J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout) and J27 M11. Buses run instead of trains on Southern between Oxted and East Grinstead due to landslip. Traffic easing on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Queueing traffic on A244 Oxshott Road Northbound from M25 J9 (Leatherhead, Leatherhead) to High Street / Steels Lane (Oxshott). Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M25 anticlockwise between J12 M3 and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Congestion to traffic coming off J11 on both sides, west into Ottershaw, east through Chertsey towards Weybridge. Long delays and one lane closed due to emergency central barrier repairs on M25 both ways around J18 A404 Rickmansworth Road (Chorleywood). Congestion to J21 M1 anticlockwise (30 minutes), minor delays clockwise from J16 M40. Delays on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Traffic easing, earlier broken-down lorry on M25 anticlockwise between J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout) and J27 M11.

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

Vessel – Emma Maersk (Complete), MSC Dorine (Working), Hudson Express (Working), MSC Lisbon (Inbound), Mandalay (Inbound), A La Marine (Inbound), MSC Lausanne (Inbound), MSC Illinois VII (Cancelled), MSC Michela (Inbound), Skalar (Inbound), MSC Veracruz (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Inbound), Nagoya Express (Inbound), C Hamburg (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), Teno (Cancelled), Venta Maersk (Inbound), Portsmouth (Cancelled), Venta Maersk (Inbound), W Kampala (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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