Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 31st January

by | Jan 31, 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 due to obstruction on the road on A11 at A1065 (Fiveways roundabout), on the roundabout. Slow traffic on A142 Soham road both ways from Stuntney Causeway (Ely) to Barway road (Stuntney), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A10 Ely road southbound from Denny End road to Car Dyke road, in the roadworks area. 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. No fuel available at the lorry pumps at Kettering Services on A14 westbound between J9 A509 (Kettering) and J8 A43 (Kettering / Broughton). M1 northbound closed, long delays due to serious accident, a lorry and a car involved from J16 A4500 (Daventry) to J18 A5 (Rugby). 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).   

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

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

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Queueing traffic due to earlier broken down vehicle on A31 eastbound between Eastfield Lane (Ringwood) and Fritham Turnoff (Stoney Cross). Delays on A32 Fareham road between Gosport and Fareham. Eastern road northbound busy but moving at A27 roundabout. All lanes re-opened and traffic returned to normal, broken down vehicle removed on A27 eastbound between A27 (Emsworth Services, Emsworth) and A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne roundabout, Chichester). 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 – NYK Remus (Working), HMM Daon (Working), Toronto Express (Inbound), Halley (Inbound), BG Emerald (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street roundabout). M25 anticlockwise busy but moving at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 westbound at A2260 Southfleet road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet turn off). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J2 A2 (Darenth interchange) to J3 M20 (Swanley interchange). Long delays on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). A217 Reigate Hill southbound busy but moving 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 Portsmouth road westbound at A3 (Painshill). A3 northbound lane closed on entry slip road due to broken down car at A245 Portsmouth road (Painshill). One lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down van on M25 anticlockwise between J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey) and J10 A3 (Wisley interchange). Heavy 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 J15 M4. Congestion to the M40 northbound, back onto the A40 at Uxbridge. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J20 A41 Watford road (Kings Langley) and J19 (Watford). Queueing traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Queueing traffic for three miles due to earlier broken-down car on M25 anticlockwise at J21 M1, all lanes have been re-opened. Delays on A405 North Orbital road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford road (Shell roundabout). M25 anticlockwise lane closed on exit slip road due to broken down lorry at J24 A111 Stagg Hill (Potters Bar), traffic is coping well. Queueing traffic on A111 southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge road southbound before M25 J25. 

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

Vessel – YM Winner (Working), Vuoksi Maersk (Complete), Santa Catarina (Working), CMA CGM Cayenne (Inbound), Seaspan Kobe (Inbound), Estelle Maersk (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort de France (Inbound), X-Press Agility (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), MSC Catherine VI (Cancelled), Colorado Express (Cancelled), Cap San Artemissio (Inbound), CMA CGM Abu Dhabi (Inbound), Marius (Inbound), CMA CGM Carl Antoine (Inbound), Alexander B (Inbound), NYK Vesta (Inbound), MSC Tamishka F (Inbound), Peyton Lynn C (Inbound).  

Weather – No issues to report.

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