Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 21st September 2023

by | Sep 21, 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 – Reports of traffic problem on The A14 at J51 A140 Kettle Lane (Needham Market). Slow traffic on The A14 Westbound at J49 A1308 Tot Hill (Stowmarket). In the roadworks area. One lane closed due to long-term roadworks on A14 both ways from J47 A1088 (Woolpit) to J49 (Stowmarket). Expect delays. Advance Warning – A14 Eastbound closed due to roadworks during the night from J33 A10 (Milton Interchange, Cambridge) to J37 A142 Fordham Road (Newmarket / Exning, Newmarket). Slow traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Speed restriction due to contraflow and resurfacing work on A12 both ways between J26 A1124 (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) and A12 J25 / A120 / London Road (Marks Tey) Marks Tey. Expect delays. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Speed restriction of 40 mph and one lane closed due to resurfacing work on A12 both ways between J13 B1002 (Ingatestone) and J16 B1007 Stock Road (Galleywood).

Port –Currently the port is operational, but they are catching up from previous weather delays. There may be delays to inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Bianca Silvia (Working), Maersk Campton (Working), MSC United VIII (Working), BG Jade (Working), OOCL Scandinavia (Working), Cosco Japan (Inbound), MSC Roshney V (Inbound), Ever Gentle (Inbound), MSC Venice (Inbound).

Weather – Warnings of high winds today and tomorrow

Southampton Port

Road – Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Earlier broken down vehicle on M27 Westbound at J4 M3. Congestion to J7 Hedge End. All lanes have been re-opened. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Travel time is 15 minutes. Queueing traffic on B3000 Puttenham Heath Road between A3 and A31 Hog’s Back. Travel time is ten minutes. Narrow lanes and speed restriction of 50 mph due to long-term roadworks on A3 both ways at M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Expect delays. Usual slow traffic on A322 Southbound before M3 J3. Travel time is five minutes. One lane closed due to roadworks on M3 Northbound from J4 A331 Blackwater Valley Route (Camberley) to J3 A322 (Lightwater / Bagshot). Speed restriction of 50 mph and two lanes closed due to roadworks on M3 both ways between J9 A34 (Winnal roundabout / Winchester North) and J14 (M27 interchange). Speed restriction of 50 mph and two lanes closed due to roadworks on M3 both ways between J9 A34 (Winnal roundabout / Winchester North) and J14 (M27 interchange).

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

Vessel – ONE Integrity (Working), APL Merlion (Working), Independent Future (Inbound), AS Palina (Inbound), Tolten (Inbound), CSCL Neptune (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Speed restriction due to contraflow and resurfacing work on A12 both ways between J26 A1124 (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange) and A12 J25 / A120 / London Road (Marks Tey) Marks Tey. Expect delays. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Speed restriction of 40 mph and one lane closed due to resurfacing work on A12 both ways between J13 B1002 (Ingatestone) and J16 B1007 Stock Road (Galleywood). Reports of traffic problem on A13 at A130 (Sadlers Farm Roundabout). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Travel time is five minutes. One lane closed due to long-term roadworks on A20 both ways at M25 / M20 (Swanley Interchange). Expect delays. On the roundabout. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Speed restriction, narrow lanes and delays expected due to roadworks on M25 both ways near J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Delays on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to a mile after J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Travel time is 15 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J21 M1 to just after J19 A41 (Watford). Queueing traffic due to earlier broken down car on M25 clockwise from J23 A1(M) South Mimms to J24 A111 Stagg Hill (Potters Bar). Congestion to 22 London Colney / St Albans. Traffic returned to normal 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. Travel time is 20 minutes.

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

Vessel – Maersk Camden (Working), Nordamelia (Working), Cap San Artemissio (working), Hudson Express (Inbound), ONE Ibis (Inbound), MSC Loretta (Inbound), Marielyst (Inbound), MSC Yokohama (Inbound), Pusan C (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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