Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 6th November 2023

by | Nov 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). High Street both ways blocked due to fallen tree between Lower Street and the A1071. Delays of up to 15 minutes on Greater Anglia between Stowmarket and Cambridge due to earlier over running engineering works at Bury St Edmunds. Queueing traffic on A14 both ways from J49 (Stowmarket) to J47 (Woolpit), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on Hauxton Road and the High Street Northbound in to Trumpington. Queueing traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A45 London Road Southbound at M1 J15. Slow traffic on A12 Southbound at J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A120 Coggeshall Road Eastbound before A12 J25. Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Usual slow traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – Ever Ace (Working), MSC Irene (Working), BG Jade (Working), MSC Pegasus (Inbound), YM Evolution (Inbound), Pirita (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), Ef Olivia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Slow traffic on Bitterne Road West inbound before Northam Bridge. Queueing traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Stop-start traffic on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A337 Romsey Road inbound at High Street. Slow traffic on A31 between A341 (Merley Roundabout) and B3073 (Canford Bottom). Queueing traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Queueing traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. A27 Westbound exit slip road closed due to emergency sewer repairs at A2030 Eastern Road. 

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

Vessel – HMM Nuri (Working), Maike D (Complete), Helmut (Inbound), NYK Delphinus (Inbound), Cosco Glory (Inbound), Toronto Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Barracuda (Inbound), CMA CGM Rivoli (Inbound), CMA CGM Constanza (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J29 A127 Southend Arterial Road (Romford / Basildon) to J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Usual congestion on A2 Westbound between A221 Danson Road (Danson Interchange) and A2213 Kidbrooke Park Road (Kidbrooke Interchange). 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). Delays on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Delays on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Stop-start traffic on M4 onto the elevated section Eastbound from J3 A312 (Hayes) to J2 A4 (Brentford). Queueing traffic on A312 The Parkway Southbound before M4 J3. Slow traffic on A404 Rickmansworth Road near St Clement Danes School. Minor delays on Metropolitan Line between Rickmansworth and Amersham due to earlier problem with the points at Amersham. 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). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Queueing traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26. Slow traffic on A104 Epping New Road / B1393 Epping Road at A121 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout). Slow traffic due to earlier accident on M25 anticlockwise from J27 M11 J6 to J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey), all lanes have been re-opened.

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

Vessel – Guayaquil Express (Working), HSL Nike (Working), Happy Buccaneer (Inbound), MSC Yashi B (Inbound), Colombo Express (Inbound), YM Wish (Inbound), Xin Wei Hai (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), Hermann Schulte (Inbound), Elly Maersk (Inbound), MSC Archimidis (Inbound), San Augustin Maersk (Inbound).   

Weather – No issues to report.

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