Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 6th February

by | Feb 6, 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 on A11 northbound at A1101 / A1065 (Fiveways). Queueing traffic for two miles on A47 Wisbech road westbound at Dairy Drove. Heavy traffic on A603 Gonville Place in the centre of Cambridge. Heavy traffic on A6 Burton road / Irthlingborough road both ways at A510 Thrapston road / Wellingborough road roundabout. A509 Kettering road busy but moving around Station road. No fuel available at the lorry pumps on A14 westbound at Kettering Services. Slow traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M1 southbound between J15 A45 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), all lanes have been re-opened. Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford bypass eastbound before A1 Great North road (Black Cat roundabout). Usual slow traffic on A1 Great North road southbound at A421 Bedford road (Black Cat roundabout). Slow traffic due to earlier broken-down car on M1 southbound between J15 A45 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), all lanes have been re-opened. Very slow traffic on A12 northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock interchange). Slow traffic on A12 Colchester bypass from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J25 A120 (Marks Tey), in the roadworks area. Very 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. Queueing traffic on A130 northbound at A12 Chelmsford bypass. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Reports of heavy traffic due to accident on A414 Ongar road west westbound at Wyses road. Slow traffic on A12 London bound around J12 A1023 Chelmsford road (Mountnessing / Shenfield). Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen interchange). Slow traffic on A127 London bound from B148 West Mayne (Dunton Junction, Dunton Wayletts) to M25 J29 (Romford / Basildon, Upminster). Traffic returned to normal on M25 anticlockwise between J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street roundabout).   

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

Vessel – MSC Allegra (Working), JSP Mistral (Working), Cosco Indonesia (Working), OOCL Germany (Inbound), MSC Cornelia (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Virginia (Inbound), Paris Li (Inbound), MSC Cagliari VI (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound). 

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – A348 Ringwood road both ways partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident between A341 Wimborne road (Bear Cross roundabout, Bournemouth) and The White Hart Pub (Ferndown). Slow traffic on A31 at A341 (Merley roundabout). Delays on A32 Fareham road between Gosport and Fareham. Traffic easing on Eastern road northbound at A27 roundabout. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester bypass eastbound from Fishbourne roundabout to Portfield roundabout. Slow traffic on A27 Chichester road around and past Arundel.

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

Vessel – Linah (Working), Oakland (Working), Pantonio (Working), Atlantis A (Working), MSC Maria Elena (Working), Eli A (Inbound), Aurora (Inbound), NYK Rigel (Inbound), APL Fullerton (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Traffic returned to normal on M25 anticlockwise between J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street roundabout). Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. M25 clockwise entry slip road re-opened, delays cleared, vehicle needing a tyre change earlier at J1b A296 (Dartford). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J2 A2 (Darenth interchange) to J3 M20 (Swanley interchange). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill southbound 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 A3 northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley interchange). Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet road eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Traffic returned to normal on M25 anticlockwise around J19 A41 (Watford). Heavy traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Queueing traffic for five miles and two lanes closed due to accident, three lorries involved on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J20 A41 Watford road (Kings Langley), congestion to J22 (St Albans / London Colney). Slow 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 between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 (Enfield).  

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

Vessel – MSC Asya (Complete), Delaware Express (Working), YM Fountain (Working), MSC Cadiz (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), HSL Nike (Inbound), Maersk Kiel (Inbound), MSC Cancun (Inbound), Le Harve Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Kourou (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Inbound), MSC Sofia Celeste (Inbound), MSC Yokohama (Inbound), MOL Proficiency (Inbound), MSC Vita (Inbound), Cap San Lorenzo (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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