Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 4th May 2023

by | May 4, 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). Slow traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. Very slow traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to flooding on The A1 Southbound from Great North Road (Kimbolton Turn Off, Saint Neots) to the Eaton Socon turn off (Wyboston). Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A12 Southbound from J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound before A12 J25. Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley Road. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). Queueing traffic on A130 Southbound at A1245 (Bonville’s Roundabout).

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

Vessel – MSC Ditte (Working), MSC Gaia (Working), Cosco Japan (Working), Njord (Working), OOCL Germany (Working), MSC Allegra (Inbound), MSC Nerissa (Inbound), Rena P (Inbound), Skalar (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Usual congestion on Winchester Road around A33 Bassett Avenue. Queueing traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. One lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M3 Northbound from J11 A3090 (Winchester South) to J10 A31 (Winchester). Queueing traffic on A32 Gosport Road Northbound at Geoffrey Crescent. 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 – APL Singapura (Complete), Mississauga Express (Complete), JSP Anna (Complete), AS Petronia (Working), CMA CGM Constanza (Inbound), Independent Future (Inbound), Margarete Schulte (Inbound), CMA CGM Pegasus (Inbound), Tolten (Inbound), CMA CGM Alcazar (Cancelled).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between Clacket Lane Services and J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic due to earlier accident on M25 clockwise before J6 A22 (Godstone). Congestion to J5 M26. Slow traffic on M25 both ways before J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Usual congestion on A245 Portsmouth Road Westbound at A3 (Painshill).  Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Stop-start traffic 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 A12 out of town before Petersfield Avenue, in the roadworks area.

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

Vessel – Estelle Maersk (Complete), MSC Lausanne (Working), Cap San Antonio (Working), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Inbound), MSC Giulia (Inbound), Seatrade Orange (Inbound), YM Winner (Inbound), Kalahari Express (Inbound), Frederik (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), MSC Domitille (Inbound), Chacabuco (Inbound), MSC Archimidis (Inbound), Hudson Express (Inbound), MSC Maria Elena (Inbound), MSC Madrid (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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