Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 6th July 2023

by | Jul 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 – Slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on The A14 Westbound from J49 (Stowmarket) to J47 A1088 (Woolpit), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on The A12 Southbound at J26 (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange). Congestion to J28 (Colchester United Football Ground), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound before A12 J25. Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Reports of one lane blocked and queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on The A12 Southbound after J23 (Kelvedon South). Congestion to J24 (Kelvedon North). Slow traffic on Chelmer Valley Road between Essex Regiment Way and Parkway. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. One lane blocked due to accident on The A12 Southbound from J15 (Three Mile Hill) to J14 (Margaretting). Congestion to J16 (Galleywood).

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

Vessel – MSC Venice (Working), CSCL Artic Ocean (Working), Zeugman (Working), GSL Kalliopi (Working), Ever Atop (Working), Ef Olivia (Inbound), MSC Hong Kong (Inbound), MSC Carmen (Inbound), BG Jade (Inbound), Pirita (Inbound), Rena P (Inbound), Hermann Schulte (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual congestion on Winchester Road around A33 Bassett Avenue. Usual congestion on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on A35 Totton Bypass and Redbridge Causeway Eastbound before M271 (Redbridge roundabout), in the roadworks area. A33 Mountbatten Way Eastbound closed, slow traffic due to accident, three lorries involved from Milbrook Roundabout to Paynes Road. Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A27 Eastbound at A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout).

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

Vessel – MSC Atlantic III (Working), Maersk Newbury (Working), OOCL Montreal (Complete), JSP Anna (Inbound), ONE Trust (Inbound), Independent Horizon (Inbound), Zebra (Inbound), Cosco Faith (Inbound), Tirua (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise from J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to the QE2 Bridge. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. One lane closed and very slow traffic due to broken down car on A2 London bound from A227 Wrotham Road (Gravesend / Tollgate Services, Gravesend) to A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off, Ebbsfleet Valley). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one way system. Queueing traffic for two miles on A3 Northbound at M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to Ripley Services, M25 delays 15 minutes clockwise from J9 Leatherhead, 30 minutes anticlockwise from J13 Staines, in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Queueing traffic on A245 Portsmouth Road Westbound at A3 (Painshill). Delays on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic 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. Traffic easing, earlier accident on M25 anticlockwise at J21 M1. 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. Usual congestion on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26. Slow traffic on A127 London bound from B148 West Mayne (Dunton Junction, Dunton Wayletts) to M25 J29 (Romford / Basildon, Great Warley).

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

Vessel – Emma Maersk (Working), Lyme Bay (Working), MSC Fairfield (Complete), Cap San Antonio (Inbound), Majestic (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), Xin Lian Yun Gang (Inbound), Santa Isabel (Inbound), MSC Ingrid (Inbound), ONE Ibis (Inbound), Cosco Shipping Volga (Inbound), MSC United VIII (Inbound), Helena Schepers (Inbound), MSC Alicante (Inbound), Dimitra C (Inbound), MSC Rayshmi (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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