Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 5th September 2023

by | Sep 5, 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 – Slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A142 Ely Road both ways near Barcham Road, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). One lane blocked and heavy traffic due to broken down van on A14 Eastbound from J4 B669 (Rothwell) to J5 (Thorpe Malsor). Usual queues on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass.

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

Vessel – Ebba Maersk (Working), Navios Vermillion (Working), MSC England (Inbound), Cosco Indonesia (Inbound), GSL Chateau D’if (Inbound), MSC Ambra (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Inbound), MSC Hong Kong V (Inbound), MSC Maria Elena (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report


Southampton Port

Road – Usual delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Usual congestion on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout. 

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

Vessel – MSC Maria Elena (Working), APL Changi (Working), ONE Infinity (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), GSL Susan (Inbound), Maersk Neston (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 Westbound at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 to J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange), in the roadworks area. Usual congestion on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Traffic easing on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Usual slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. 

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

Vessel – Santa Rosa (Working), MSC Ingrid (Working), Colombo Express (Complete), Maersk Brownsville (Inbound), AS Penelope (Inbound), Mieke Schulte (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Inbound), Xin Lian Yun Gang (Inbound), Cap San Antonio (Inbound), Seatrade Blue (Inbound), Missouri Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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