Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 2nd March 2023

by | Mar 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 – Slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Queueing traffic on A1065 Brandon Road Northbound at RAF Lakenheath,  travel time is around 25 minutes. Heavy traffic on A603 Gonville Place in the centre of Cambridge. Heavy traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound busy but moving before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A12 from J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange). A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound busy but moving before A12 J25. Slow traffic on A120 from A131 (Marks Farm Roundabout) to B1018 (Galley’s Corner). 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. 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 – Elbwave (Working), Jazan (Working), MSC Sveva (Working), MSC Gaia (Working), MSC England (Working), Ever Art (Inbound), Helmut (Inbound), MSC Nerissa (Inbound), Rena P (Inbound), W Klaipeda (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Very slow traffic on A31 at A341 (Merley 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 – Tihama (Inbound), Independent Quest (Inbound), Tampa Triumph (Inbound), Sheffield (Inbound), CMA CGM Pegasus (Inbound), CMA CGM Tarragona (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 Westbound before B262 Hall Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Slow traffic due to recovery work and accident on B2174 Princes Road both ways near A2018 Shepherds Lane. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Traffic easing on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Very slow traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J13 A30 (Staines) and J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J16 M40. 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). Heavy traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Slow traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M25 anticlockwise between J25 A10 (Enfield) and J24 A111 Stagg Hill (Potters Bar). Slow 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 – YM Wholesome (Complete), Cap San Antonio (Working), Seatrade Blue (Working), Budapest Express (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), Alexander B (Inbound), Caucedo Express (Inbound), MSC Anzu (Inbound), MSC Cancun (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), MSC Alicante (Inbound), Brooklyn Bridge (Void), Osaka Express (Inbound), Hungary (Inbound), MSC Carmen (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), MSC Cancun (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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