Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 2nd February

by | Feb 2, 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. Usual slow traffic on A1 Great North road southbound at A421 Bedford road (Black Cat roundabout). No fuel available on A14 westbound at Kettering Services. Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley road. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen interchange). Reports of slow traffic due to accident on A12 southbound after J12 A1023 Chelmsford road (Mountnessing / Shenfield).  

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

Vessel – Vuoksi Maersk (Working), OOCL United Kingdom (Working), Njord (Working), MSC Lauren (Working), Tongala (Inbound), MSC Poh Lin (Inbound), Ever Aria (Inbound), Seaspan New Delhi (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Delays on A32 Fareham road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual congestion on Eastern road northbound at A27 roundabout.

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

Vessel – HMM Daon (Complete), Halley (Working), One Tribute (Inbound), Atlantis A (Inbound), Independent Quest (Inbound), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), Cosco Pride (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound), Cosco Vietnam (Inbound), Tubul (Inbound), CMA CGM Lome (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – M25 clockwise lane closed on entry slip road due to broken down truck at J1a A206 (Swanscombe / Erith), traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M25 clockwise between J7 M23 and J8 A217 Brighton road (Reigate), congestion to Clacket Lane services, joining queues back past J6 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 A3 northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. M25 clockwise busy but moving before J15 M4. Queueing traffic for seven miles due to earlier accident on M25 clockwise after J16 M40, congestion to 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. 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 – Estelle Maersk (Working), Cap San Artemissio (Working), Alexander B (Inbound), NYK Vesta (Inbound), CMA CGM Carl Antoine (Inbound), Marius (Inbound), MSC Tamishka F (Inbound), MSC Desiree (Cancelled), Mehuin (Inbound), MSC Asya (Inbound), Peyton Lynn C (Inbound), Maersk Brownsville (Inbound), Tsingtao Express (Inbound), MSC Margarita (Inbound).  

Weather – No issues to report.

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