Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 25th September 2023

by | Sep 25, 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). Slow traffic on A14 Westbound near J49 A1308 Tot Hill (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. Delays of up to 30 minutes on Greater Anglia between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket due to earlier problem with the points. Usual slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A43 Kettering Road at Sywell. Temporary traffic lights due to emergency gas main repairs on B1024 London Road at A12 (Kelvedon North). Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Slow traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Slow traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic on A12 both ways around J15 B1002 (Three Mile Hill), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

Port – There is a weather warning in place for today and tomorrow. Currently the port is operational but please be aware that delays on inbound and outbound traffic will be affected. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Ever Gentle (Working), MSC Venice (Working), JSP Mistral (Working), YM Evolution (Working), MSC Roshney V (Working), Vayenga Maersk (Inbound), Emma Maersk (Inbound), Ever Alp (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound).

Weather – Warnings of high winds today and tomorrow.

Southampton Port

Road – Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on A348 Ringwood Road Northbound at B3073 Ham Lane, in the roadworks area. Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. 

Port – Port is very busy and VBS Bookings are limited. Current turnaround times are between 2 and 3 hours. This is going to cause delays on inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Barzan (Working), CMA CGM Bougainville (Working), CMA CGM Barracuda (Complete), MSC Madeleine (Arrived), NYK Rumina (Inbound), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Inbound), NYK Remus (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound), Tihama (Inbound), Montreal Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Usual congestion on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Queueing traffic on A25 Seal Road both ways at Ash Platt Road, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). M25 anticlockwise busy but moving before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Long delays and two lanes closed due to overturned vehicle on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Congestion to J19 (Watford), travel time is 40 minutes. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Slow traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26. Queueing traffic due to earlier accident, a car and a lorry involved on M11 Southbound from J6 M25 to J5 A1168 Chigwell Lane (Loughton). Congestion to J7 A414 (Harlow), all lanes have been re-opened.

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

Vessel – Hella (Working), MSC Yokohama (Working), Pusan C (Complete), MSC Maria Elena (Inbound), Santa Catarina (Inbound), Cape Akritas (Inbound), Buxcoast (Inbound), Tsingtao Express (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), Mehuin (Inbound), CMA CGM Sinnamary (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), YM Wholesome (Inbound), Laura Maersk (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Cap San Maleas (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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