Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 4th October

by | Oct 4, 2022

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 from J38 A11 / A1304 (Newmarket) to J37 A142 Fordham Road (Newmarket / Exning), In the roadworks area. Reports of accident on A12 Southbound from J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground) to J27 A133 Cymbeline Way (Avenue of Remembrance Roundabout). Usual delays on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Reports of slow traffic due to accident on A12 Southbound after M25 J28 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Heavy traffic on A603 Barton Road inbound between M11 J12 and The Fen Causeway. Usual slow traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout).  A12 northbound entry slip from the A130, Roadworks. A12 northbound between A414 near Chelmsford (east) and A138/A130, A12 northbound exit for B1024 near Kelvedon (south), Roadworks.

Port – Port is now on strike with very limited services. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Erica (Working), Ever Golden (Working), BG Ireland (Inbound), MSC Lauren (Inbound), Jazan (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Slow traffic and delays of around 15 minutes on M3 Northbound at J14. In the roadworks area. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Heavy traffic on M275 Southbound at A3 (Rudmore Roundabout). Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. 

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

Vessel – One Tribute (Working), Hanni (Complete), Cape Kortia (Working), BG Emerald (Working), Toronto Express (Inbound), Eli A (Inbound), Ren Jian 15 (Inbound), Koi (Inbound), NYK Meteor (Inbound), HMM Nuri (Inbound), Tirua (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), Maersk Bahamas (Inbound), Atlantis A (Inbound), NYK Delphinus (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Reports of slow traffic due to accident on A12 Southbound after M25 J28 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between Clacket Lane Services and J6 A22 (Godstone). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). 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. All traffic being temporarily held and queueing traffic for four miles due to accident, three vans involved on M25 anticlockwise before J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey). Congestion to J27 (M11). 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 – Potomac Express (Complete), Meishan Bridge (Working), Vaga Maersk (Working), MSC Athens (Inbound), YM Fountain (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Inbound), Sven D (Inbound), NYK Daedalus (Inbound), HSL Nike (Inbound), MSC Roma (Inbound), Maersk Kiel (Inbound), C Hamburg (Inbound), Spirit (Cancelled), Seatrade Red (Inbound), MSC Veracruz (Inbound), X-Press Agility (Inbound), Cap San Artemissio (Inbound), Nysted Maersk (Inbound), MSC Alicante (Inbound), MSC Krystal (Cancelled), MSC Laura (Cancelled), MSC Vittoria (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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