Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 7th February

by | Feb 7, 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 on A10 Ely road both ways near Car Dyke road, in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on A603 Gonville Place in the centre of Cambridge. A6 Burton road / Irthlingborough road both ways busy but moving at A510 Thrapston road / Wellingborough road roundabout. Delays on A509 Kettering road around Station road. No fuel available at the lorry pumps on A14 westbound at Kettering Services. Very slow traffic on A421 Great Barford bypass eastbound before A1 Great North road (Black Cat roundabout). Very slow traffic on A1 Great North road southbound at A421 Bedford road (Black Cat roundabout). Queueing traffic on A12 southbound at J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Delays on A130 Essex Regiment Way inbound from Little Waltham and Little Leighs to Chelmer Valley road. Queueing 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. Queueing traffic on A130 northbound at A12 Chelmsford bypass. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen interchange).  

Port – Port running a little slower than normal due to heavy fog, please allow for delays on inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – MSC Allegra (Working), Cosco Indonesia (Working), OOCL Germany (Working), Seaspan Felixstowe (Working), MSC Cornelia (Inbound), Volga Maersk (Inbound), Paris Li (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound), MSC Virginia (Inbound), Ebba Maersk (Inbound), MSC Cornelia (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Heavy traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green road (Chilworth roundabout) and Winchester road roundabout. Queueing traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway eastbound at A36 Commercial road, in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A337 Romsey road inbound at High Street. Traffic returned to normal on A338 Bournemouth Spur road northbound at A31 (Ashley Heath interchange). Heavy traffic on Eastern road northbound at A27 roundabout. Queueing traffic on A27 eastbound before A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne roundabout). Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester bypass westbound from Portfield roundabout to Fishbourne roundabout. Heavy traffic on A27 Chichester bypass eastbound from Fishbourne roundabout to Portfield roundabout. Delays of up to 15 minutes and some cancellations on Southern between Barnham and Ford due to earlier bridge being hit by a road vehicle. Very slow traffic on A27 Chichester road around and past Arundel.    

Port – Port running a little slower than normal due to heavy fog, please allow for delays on inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – Linah (Working), Pantonio (Complete), MSC Maria Elena (Complete), Aurora (Working), NYK Rigel (Working), APL Fullerton (Working), Eli A (Inbound), Quebec Express (Inbound), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Inbound), Al Zubara (Inbound), Maersk Newbury (Inbound), Independent Future (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Very slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from a mile before J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to a couple of miles past J25 A10 (Enfield), travel time is 60 minutes. Slow traffic on M25 QE2 Bridge clockwise from J30 A13 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to J1a A206 (Swanscombe / Erith), travel time is 15 minutes. Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J2 A2 (Darenth interchange) to J3 M20 (Swanley interchange). Slow traffic on A2 London bound before B262 Hall road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet turn-off). 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. Very slow traffic due to fog on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J12 M3. Matrix sign set to 40 mph, travel time is 40 minutes. Queueing traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Congestion to the M40 northbound at J1 Denham, back to Hillingdon on the A40, travel time is 35 minutes. Queueing traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Delays on A405 North Orbital road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford road (Shell roundabout). Heavy 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, travel time is 19 minutes. Queueing traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms roundabout) and M25 J26.    

Port – Port running a little slower than normal due to heavy fog, please allow for delays on inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – HSL Nike (Working), Maersk Kiel (Working), MSC Cancun (Inbound),  CMA CGM Kourou (Inbound), MSC Sofia Celeste (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Fleur Depee (Inbound), MSC Yokohama (Inbound), Le Harve Express (Inbound), Cap San Lorenzo (Inbound), MSC Vita (Inbound), Seatrade Green (Inbound), Callao Express (Inbound), Frederik (Inbound), YM Wellness (Inbound), Missouri Express (Inbound), MSC Ingrid (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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