Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 8th August 2023

by | Aug 8, 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 – No issues on the A14. Usual slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Reports of heavy traffic due to obstruction on the road on A120 Westbound before Bassingbourn Road (Stansted Airport). Usual slow traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Traffic easing on A130 Northbound at A13 (Sadlers Farm Roundabout).

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

Vessel – MSC Sveva (Working), Marchen Maersk (Working), MSC Maritina V (Inbound), CSCL Brisbane (Inbound), MSC Mina (Inbound), MSC Shanelle V (Inbound), Mastery D (Inbound), GSL Kalliopi (Inbound), Vaga Maersk (Inbound), MSC Roshney V (Inbound), MSC Benedetta XIII (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.


Southampton Port

Road – Usual congestion on Winchester Road around A33 Bassett Avenue. Slow traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Slow traffic on A35 Totton Bypass and Redbridge Causeway Eastbound before M271 (Redbridge roundabout), in the roadworks area. M271 Northbound clear at M27 J3. A32 Fareham Road clear between Gosport and Fareham. Usual congestion on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Broken down vehicle removed on A27 near A285 (Halnaker / Petworth turn off).

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

Vessel – HMM Nuri (Working), MSC Shanelle V (Complete), AL Muraykh (Inbound), APL Fullerton (Inbound), OOCL Montreal (Inbound), Anita (Inbound), AS Petronia (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), BG Sapphire (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Traffic easing on A217 Bell Street / Cockshot Hill into town before High Street (Market Hotel). Slow traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to J9 Leatherhead clockwise, and a couple of miles anticlockwise. Slow coming off the A3 either side, in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Usual slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Delays due to earlier broken-down lorry on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. A405 North Orbital Road busy but moving between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Lane closed due to barrier repairs on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound between Turkey Street and Hoe Lane.

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

Vessel – Copiapo (Working), Maersk Kleven (Working), MSC Branka (Complete), Lyme Bay (Inbound), CMA CGM Sinnamary (Inbound), Mastery D (Inbound), CMA CGM America (Inbound), ONE Manchester (Inbound), Santa Teresa (Inbound), MSC Alanya (Inbound), Elly Maersk (Inbound), Monte Azul (Inbound), Montevideo Express (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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