Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 30th January

by | Jan 30, 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 eastbound closed, queueing traffic due to multi-vehicle accident from J58 A12 (Seven Hills) to J59 Kirton road (Trimley St Martin / Kirton). Very slow traffic on A12 northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock interchange). Queueing traffic on A11 northbound at A1101 / A1065 (Fiveways). Slow traffic on A142 Soham road both ways from Stuntney Causeway (Ely) to Barway road (Stuntney), in the roadworks area. Usual slow traffic on Trumpington road and Hauxton road northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. A603 Barton road inbound busy but moving between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Queueing traffic on M11 southbound at J14 A14 J31 (Girton / Cloverleaf interchange). No fuel available at the lorry pumps at Kettering Services on A14 westbound between J9 A509 (Kettering) and J8 A43 (Kettering / Broughton). Slow traffic on A12 southbound from J27 A133 Cymbeline Way (Avenue Of Remembrance roundabout) to J25 A120 (Marks Tey). Congestion to J29, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A120 Coggeshall road eastbound before A12 J25. Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley road. Queueing traffic on Chelmer Valley road between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). A127 Southend Arterial road westbound partially blocked, heavy traffic due to accident from B148 West Mayne (Dunton Junction, Basildon) to A128 Tilbury road (Halfway House roundabout, West Horndon).   

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

Vessel – MSC Apolline (Working), MSC Erica (Working), Ever Ace (Working), BG Ireland (Working), Munkebo Maersk (Inbound), Munkebo Maersk (Inbound), MSC Letizia (Inbound), OOCL United Kingdom (Inbound), OOCL Kobe (Inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (Inbound), MSC Lauren (Inbound), Njord (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green road (Chilworth roundabout) and Winchester road roundabout. Queueing traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway eastbound at M271 (Redbridge roundabout), in the roadworks area. A338 Bournemouth Spur road northbound busy but moving at A31 (Ashley Heath interchange). 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).

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

Vessel – Pantonio (Working), Eli A (Complete), HMM Daon (Inbound), Conti Chivalry (Working), Atlantis A (Working), NYK Remus (Inbound), Toronto Express (Inbound), One Tribute (Inbound), CMA CGM Lome (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on A2 London bound from M25 J2 (Darenth Interchange, Dartford) to A223 Southwold road (Black Prince interchange, Bexley). Slow traffic on M25 both ways between J2 A2 (Darenth Interchange) and J3 M20 (Swanley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. People slowing to look at accident on the opposite side on M25 clockwise from just before J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). One lane closed due to broken down car on M25 anticlockwise between Clacket Lane Services and J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks). Usual congestion on A217 Reigate Hill southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Queueing traffic on A24 Leatherhead By-Pass road both ways at Headley road, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between M25 (Cobham Services) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Very slow traffic on A3 northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on A245 Portsmouth road westbound at A3 (Painshill). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Traffic easing, earlier accident on M4 London bound between J5 A4 London road (Langley) and J4B M25. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J20 A41 Watford road (Kings Langley) and J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. 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. 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 – Paranagua Express (Complete), Santa Marta Express (Working), MSC Maureen (Working), Le Harve (Arrived), YM Winner (Inbound), Vuoksi Maersk (Inbound), Santa Catarina (Inbound), CMA CGM Cayenne (Inbound), Estelle Maersk (Inbound), Seaspan Kobe (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort de France (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), X-Press Agility (Inbound), MSC Catherine VI (Cancelled), Colorado Express (Cancelled), Cap San Artemissio (Inbound), MSC Tamishka F (Inbound).   

Weather – No issues to report.

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