Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 8th December 2023

by | Dec 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 – Slow traffic due to flooding on A143 Compiegne Way both ways between Hollow Road and A134 (Sugar Beet Factory roundabout), approach with care. Earlier broken-down vehicle on A14 Westbound near J39 B1506 (Kentford), no recent updates. Queueing traffic on A11 Northbound at A1101 / A1065 (Fiveways). Slow traffic on A1 Southbound at A421 Great Barford Bypass (Black Cat Roundabout). Traffic easing, earlier broken-down lorry on M1 Southbound from Newport Pagnell Services to J14 A509 (Milton Keynes). M1 Southbound busy but moving around J13 A421 (Bedford / Milton Keynes South). All traffic being temporarily held and stationary traffic due to accident, two cars involved on M1 Northbound from J12 A5120 Harlington Road (Flitwick) to J13 A421 Bedford Road (Bedford / Milton Keynes South). Slow traffic on M1 Southbound from J10 A1081 (Luton Airport Spur Road) to J9 A5183 Dunstable Road (Redbourn). Slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic due to accident on Miles Gray Road Westbound from Chester Hall Lane to A176 Upper Mayne. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout).

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

Vessel – Ever Given (Working), OOCL Japan (Working), Agios Dimitrios (Inbound), MSC Daisy (Inbound), Budapest Express (Inbound), MSC Clorinda (Inbound), CMA CGM Osaka (Inbound), BG Jade (Inbound), Key Bay (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), MSC Ambra (Inbound), MSC Poh Lin (Inbound), Maersk Camden (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – M271 Northbound busy but moving at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Delays of up to ten minutes on South Western Railway between Hilsea and Havant due to earlier faulty train. Slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout.

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

Vessel – CMA CGM Barracuda (Working), APL Changi (Inbound), Cosco Hope (Inbound), Marsa Pride (Inbound), APL Barcelona (Inbound), Aurora (Inbound), Independent Quest (Inbound), Torrente (Inbound), MOL Experience (Inbound), Jork Ruler (Inbound), MSC Madeleine (Inbound), NYK Meteor (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) to J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Queueing traffic due to traffic light failure on A12 Eastern Avenue both ways at A125 North Street / Havering Road. Congestion to Mawney Road, at the next set of lights. Slow traffic on A2 London bound at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Long delays and one lane closed due to broken down car transporter on M25 clockwise before Clacket Lane Services. Congestion to J4 Orpington. Slow traffic on A23 Brighton Road Northbound from M23 J7 / A23 / London Road North to Star Lane (Hooley). Slow traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to over a mile each side, and the A3 northbound past Wisley, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Traffic easing, earlier accident on M25 anticlockwise before J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A312 The Parkway Southbound before M4 J3. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. 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. Slow traffic on A121 Woodridden Hill between A104 Epping New Road / B1393 / B172 (Wake Arms Roundabout) and M25 J26.

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

Vessel – CMA CGM Abu Dhabi (Working), Paris II (Working), ONE Millau (Complete), Valparaiso Express (Inbound), Nagoya Express (Inbound), Bremerhaven Express (Inbound), Cape Altius (Inbound), MSC Laura (Inbound), Amina (Inbound), Chacabuco (Inbound), MSC Maritina V (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), Sofia Express (Inbound), MSC Yukta x (Inbound), Evelyn Maersk (Inbound), MSC Joanna (Inbound), MSC Alicante (Inbound), Ranger (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

 

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