Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 29th November

by | Nov 29, 2022

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 – Reports of obstruction on the road on A14 westbound at J53 West Meadows (Whitehouse Interchange). A140 both ways closed, delays due to accident investigation work between the Mendlesham turn-off (Mendlesham) and Cedars Hill (Wetheringsett). Usual slow traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Heavy traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat roundabout). Very slow traffic on A1 Great North Road southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat roundabout). Very slow traffic on A12 northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A12 southbound from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A12 northbound from J25 A120 (Marks Tey) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout.  

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

Vessel – MSC Kalina (Working), Cosco Indonesia (Working), Eugen Maersk (Working), MSC Ivana (Working), Aurora (Working), Venta Maersk (Inbound), MSC Tuxpan (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound), Navos Vermillion (Inbound), Orion (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual slow traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. One lane closed due to broken down car on M27 eastbound from J5 A335 Stoneham Way (Southampton Airport / Eastleigh) to J7 A334 Charles Watts Way (Hedge End). Delays on M271 northbound at M27 J3. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road northbound at A27 roundabout. Queueing traffic on A27 eastbound before A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne roundabout). Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass eastbound from Fishbourne roundabout to Portfield roundabout. Queueing traffic on A259 both ways at Marsh Lane, in the roadworks area.

Port – Port was closed between 02:00hrs to 04:30hrs due to fog at the terminal.  Landside operations were largely unaffected. VBS’s bookings are available. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Tirua (Working), Elisabeth (Complete), Myny (Working), Al Nefud (Working), CMA CGM Kerguelen (Inbound), Hanni (Inbound), Sheffield (Inbound), Maersk Bahamas (Inbound), MSC Roma (Inbound), JSP Anna (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), HMM Gaon (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. 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. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road eastbound before A3 (Painshill). A3 northbound partially blocked long delays, queueing traffic for four miles due to accident between B2039 Ockham Road North (Ockham Park, Ripley) and M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange, Wisley), congestion to Burntcommon. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road southbound before M25 J25. Long delays, two lanes closed and queueing traffic for ten miles due to recovery work and broken down car on M25 anticlockwise after J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey), congestion to halfway between J27 M11 and J28 A12. Queueing 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  Puerto Limon Express (Complete), Venta Maersk (Working), A La Marine (Working), MSC Asya (Inbound), One Henry Hudson (Inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (Inbound), CMA CGM America (Inbound), MSC Cadiz (Inbound), X-Press Agility (Inbound), Dimitra C (Inbound), APL Mexico City (Inbound), One Manhattan (Inbound), Cap San Artemissio (Cancelled), Seatrade Blue (Inbound), CMA CGM Carl Antoine (Inbound), Contship Gin (Inbound), Sealand Washington (Inbound), Missouri Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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