Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 22nd February 2024

by | Feb 22, 2024

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 – One lane closed due to emergency barrier repairs on A14 Westbound between J50 A1120 (Stowupland) and J49 (Stowmarket). Slow traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. A14 Eastbound partially blocked due to flooding from J37 A142 (Newmarket / Exning) to J38 A11 / A1304 (Red Lodge). Slow traffic on A1 Southbound at A421 Great Barford Bypass (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A12 Southbound between J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground, Essex) and J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange, Colchester), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout).

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

Vessel – Oraholm (Working), Cosco Shipping Star (Working), MSC Gemma (Working), Budapest Express (Working), Spirit (Working), MSC Daisy (Working), CMA CGM Eiffel (Inbound), MSC Zlata R (Inbound), MSC United Viii (Inbound), Ever Aim (Inbound), MSC London (Inbound), MSC Nisha V (Inbound), MSC Bhavya V (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A27 and Bursledon Road at Windhover Roundabout. M27 Westbound closed, delays due to recovery work and earlier accident from J9 A27 Segensworth Link Road (Segensworth / Fareham) to J5 A335 Stoneham Way (Southampton Airport / Eastleigh). Congestion to J11 (Fareham / Gosport), and along the diversion route. Local routes through Fareham and Burridge are also slow. Queueing traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. 

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

Vessel – AL Nefud (Inbound), AS Petronia (Arrived), Independent Primero (Inbound), Torrente (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Delays on M25 QE2 Bridge clockwise between J31 A1306 (West Thurrock) and J1A A206 (Dartford). Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Queueing traffic on A2 London bound from Halfpence Lane (Cobham / Shorne / Inn On The Lake, Cobham) to B255 / Bluewater (Bean Interchange, Bean). Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to broken down car on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 to Clacket Lane Services. Congestion to two miles before J5, and four miles back along the M26. Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Delays on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Usual queues on A312 The Parkway Southbound before M4 J3. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Usual slow traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J21 M1 to J19 A41 (Watford). Queueing traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Slow traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26. 

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

Vessel – Marius (Working), HMM Hamburg (Complete), MSC Justice VIII (Complete), San Marco Maersk (Inbound), Spirit (Inbound), MSC Darien (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound), NYK Diana (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), MSC Desiree (Inbound), Hella (Inbound), Express Rome (Inbound), MSC Coruna (Inbound), MSC Aurora (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

 

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