Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 23rd February 2024

by | Feb 23, 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. One lane closed due to flooding on A14 Eastbound from J37 A142 (Newmarket / Exning) to J38 A11 / A1304 (Red Lodge). One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, three cars involved on M6 Southbound from J3 A444 Bedworth Bypass (Nuneaton / Coventry) to J2 M69 (Coventry). A12 no issues to report.

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

Vessel – Cosco Shipping Star (Working), MSC Gemma (Working), CMA CGM Eiffel (Working), MSC Zlata R (Working), MSC United Viii (Working), MSC Nisha V (Inbound), Ever Aim (Inbound), MSC London (Inbound), MSC Bhavya V (Inbound), CMA CGM Rossini (Inbound), Einstein (Inbound), MSC Raya (Inbound), Spirit (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. 

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

Vessel – AL Nefud (Working), Independent Primero (Working), AS Petronia (Complete), Torrente (Inbound), MSC Tamishka F (Inbound), BG Onyx (Inbound), CMA CGM Constanza (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise before J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Stop-start traffic on M4 onto the elevated section Eastbound from J3 A312 (Hayes) to J2 A4 (Brentford). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. M1 Southbound partially blocked, queueing traffic for three miles due to accident from J5 A41 / A4008 (Watford) to J4 A41 (Edgware / Harrow). Congestion to a mile before J5. Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. One lane closed and the exit slip road is partially blocked and slow traffic due to flooding on M25 clockwise at J25 A10 (Enfield). 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 – MSC Darien (Working), Colorado Express (Inbound), NYK Diana (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), Hella (Inbound), Express Rome (Inbound), MSC Coruna (Inbound), MSC Aurora (Inbound), Cape Akritas (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), Elly Maersk (Inbound), Zim Vietnam (Inbound), MSC Rochelle (Inbound), HMM Southampton (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.


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