Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 26th January

by | Jan 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 – Very slow traffic on A12 northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Queueing traffic on A11 northbound at A1101 / A1065 (Fiveways). Usual slow traffic on Trumpington road and Hauxton road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Queueing traffic on A6 Burton road / Irthlingborough road both ways at A510 Thrapston road / Wellingborough road roundabout. Reports of slow traffic due to accident on A120 eastbound at A12 London road J25 (Marks Tey), on the roundabout. Usual slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Slow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on A12 southbound at J22 (Witham North). Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley road. Chelmer Valley road busy but moving between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Heavy traffic on Waterhouse Lane and Rainsford lane inbound before Parkway. Queueing traffic on A130 northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. A132 Runwell road both ways blocked, queueing traffic due to traffic problem from Church End Lane to Harold Gardens. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise before J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon).  

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

Vessel – MSC Topaz (Working), Stolt Cormorant (Working), MSC Apolline (Working), MSC Daisy (Inbound), MSC Erica (Inbound), Zapadnyy (Inbound), Bach (Inbound), Ever Ace (Inbound), MSC Sasha (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Queueing traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green road (Chilworth roundabout) and Winchester road roundabout. Queueing traffic on A31 westbound at Picket Post Services, in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on A348 Ringwood road between A341 Wimborne road (Bear Cross roundabout) and the Fire Station traffic lights in Ferndown. Delays on A32 Fareham road between Gosport and Fareham. Heavy traffic on Eastern road northbound at A27 roundabout. Queueing traffic on A27 eastbound before A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne roundabout). Queueing traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass westbound from Portfield roundabout to Fishbourne roundabout. 

Port – Operations are slow landside today as a result no VBS Bookings until 21:00 this evening, expect delays to inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MOL Treasure (Working), APL Vanda (Working), AS Petronia (Arrived), HMM Daon (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), Aurora (Inbound), Margarete Schulte (Inbound), Garfield (Inbound), APL Barcelona (Inbound), Torrente (Inbound), Pantonio (Inbound), CMA CGM Tarragona (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise before J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon). Slow traffic on A2 westbound before B262 Hall road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Traffic returned to normal on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 westbound before B262 Hall road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Traffic easing on A217 Bell Street / Cockshot Hill into town before High Street (Market Hotel). A3 northbound clear before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet road eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Slow traffic on A245 Portsmouth road westbound at A3 (Painshill). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Traffic easing on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Queueing traffic due to earlier accident on M4 London bound between J4 (Heathrow / Uxbridge) and J3 A312 The Parkway (Hayes / Heston). Slow traffic on A40 into town from Hillingdon Circus (Hillingdon) to Old Oak Common Lane (Savoy Circus, East Acton). Long delays on M25 anticlockwise between J18 A404 Rickmansworth road (Chorleywood) and J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Delays 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.  

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

Vessel – Seatrade Orange (Working), YM Wreath (Working), Valparaiso Express (Working), Lisbon Express (Inbound), Cap San Raphael (Inbound), MSC Singapore (Inbound), AS Camellia (Inbound), Edith Maersk (Inbound), Contship Gin (Inbound), Montevideo Express (Inbound), Santa Teresa (Inbound), MSC Letizia (Cancelled), MSC Ludovica (Cancelled), Le Harve Express (Inbound), One Henry Hudson (Cancelled), MSC Lorena (Cancelled).

Weather – No issues to report.

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