Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 26th April 2023

by | Apr 26, 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  A14 no issues to report at present. Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Broken down lorry removed on M1 Northbound from J15 A45 (Northampton) to J15A A43 (Towcester / Northampton Services). Heavy traffic on A12 London bound from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange). Usual delays on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. 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 Erica (Working), GSL Kalliopi (Working), Ever Apex (Working), MSC Tessa (Working), MSC Poh Lin (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), MSC Manya (Inbound), GSL Chateau D If (Inbound), OOCL United Kingdom (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Delays of up to 15 minutes and some cancellations on Southwestern Railway and Cross Country between Southampton Central and Winchester due to engineering works that over ran earlier. Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Traffic easing on Winchester Road around A33 Bassett Avenue. Heavy traffic on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A31 at A341 (Merley Roundabout). Heavy traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Heavy traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Usual slow traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Westbound from Portfield Roundabout to Fishbourne Roundabout. 

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

Vessel – APL Vanda (Working), Friendship S (Complete), BG Ruby (Cancelled), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), EM Corfu (Inbound), APL Salalah (Inbound), Independent Quest (Inbound), HMM Nuri (Inbound), AS Palina (Inbound), CMA CGM Columba (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Minor delays on District Line Westbound between Upminster and Barking due to cancellations. Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise between J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 London bound before A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone), travel time is 25 minutes. Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Cobham Services to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). A3 Northbound busy but moving before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. One lane closed due to broken down bus on M4 Eastbound at J4 (Heathrow / Uxbridge), traffic is coping well. Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down van on M4 Eastbound from J4 (Heathrow / Uxbridge) to J1 A205 (Chiswick Roundabout), travel time is 35 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Heavy traffic 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 25 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 (Enfield).

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

Vessel – Maersk Karlskrona (Working), CMA CGM Fort de France (Working), Lyme Bay (Inbound), MSC Fairfield (Inbound), MSC Cassandre (Inbound), Maersk Cambridge (Inbound), San Nicolas Maersk (Inbound), Constantia (Inbound), MSC Yokohama (Inbound), Budapest Express (Inbound), Alexander B (Inbound), MSC Adonis (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), Santa Isabel (Inbound), MSC Sasha (Inbound), MSC Carmen (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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