Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 5th October

by | Oct 5, 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. Very slow 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. Heavy traffic on A603 Gonville Place in the centre of Cambridge. Very slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Reports of A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way Northbound partially blocked, slow traffic due to broken down vehicle from Stane Retail Park (Stanway) to A12 J26 (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange, Colchester).One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved on A12 London bound from J22 (Witham North) to J20A B1137 (Hatfield Peverel South). Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy 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 fully operational but there are limited VBS bookings so delays on imports and exports are expected. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Erica (Working), Ever Golden (Working), BG Ireland (Working), MSC Lauren (Inbound), Jazan (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), MSC Nela (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Inbound), MSC Cornelia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Queueing traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on M3 Northbound from J14 to J11 A3090 (Winchester South). In the roadworks area. Traffic returned to normal, earlier broken-down vehicle on M3 Northbound between J13 and J12 A335 (Eastleigh). One lane closed due to broken down car on M27 Eastbound from J8 A3024 (Bursledon / Hamble) to J9 A27 Segensworth Link Road (Segensworth / Fareham), Traffic is coping well. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down vehicle on A27 both ways at A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout). All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Vessel – One Tribute (Working), Cape Kortia (Working), BG Emerald (Working), Toronto Express (Complete), Ren Jian 15 (Working), Eli A (Cancelled), Koi (Inbound), NYK Meteor (Inbound), Maersk Niagara (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 – Traffic returned to normal on M25 anticlockwise before J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon). Slow traffic on A2 into town from M25 (Dartford) to A2213 Kidbrooke Park Road (Kidbrooke Interchange, Kidbrooke). A2 London bound lane closed on exit slip road due to emergency barrier repairs at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Slow traffic on A25 Main Road both ways around Church Road (The White Horse Pub). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Clacket Lane Services to J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A217 London Road both ways at Holmesdale Road (Reigate Station Level Crossing). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Traffic returned to normal on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J16 M40. Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise between J20 A41 (Kings Langley) and J19 (Watford). Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. 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 M25 anticlockwise before J27 M11.

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

Vessel – YM Fountain (Working), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Working), Sven D (Arrived), HSL Nike (Inbound), NYK Daedalus (Inbound), Maersk Kiel (Inbound), C Hamburg (Inbound), MSC Roma (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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