Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 9th February

by | Feb 9, 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 – Queueing traffic on A11 northbound at A1101 / A1065 (Fiveways). A10 both ways closed, slow traffic due to accident investigation work from A14 / A1309 / Cambridge (Milton interchange) to Landbeach road. No fuel available at the lorry pumps on A14 westbound at Kettering Services. Very slow traffic on A12 northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock interchange). Queueing traffic on A12 southbound from J29 A120 (Crown interchange) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange). Queueing traffic on A130 northbound at A12 Chelmsford bypass. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial road westbound before A1245 (Fairglen interchange). Slow traffic due to accident on A13 London bound near A132 South Mayne (Pitsea Flyover). Congestion to the A130 (Sadlers Farm).  

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

Vessel – OOCL Germany (Working), Seaspan Felixstowe (Working), Volga Maersk (Working), GSL Kalliopi (Working), MSC Virginia (Working), Ebba Maersk (Working), MSC Cornelia (Inbound), MSC Aurora (Inbound), BG Ireland (Inbound), Ever Aim (Inbound), MSC Ditte (Inbound), Njord (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A338 Bournemouth Spur road northbound at A31 (Ashley Heath interchange). Heavy traffic on A348 Ringwood road between A341 Wimborne road (Bear Cross roundabout) and the Fire Station traffic lights in Ferndown. Very slow traffic on A31 at A341 (Merley roundabout). Delays on A32 Fareham road between Gosport and Fareham. Heavy traffic on Eastern road northbound at A27 roundabout. One lane blocked and heavy traffic due to broken down vehicle on A34 southbound at Sutton Scotney Services.

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

Vessel – APL Fullerton (Working), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Complete), Al Zubara (Working), Maersk Newbury (Inbound), Maersk Numegen (Inbound), Independent Future (Inbound), Cosco Faith (Inbound), Aurora (Inbound), CMA CGM Cendrillon (Inbound), Tucapel (Inbound), CMA CGM Alcazar (Inbound), Elisabeth (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on A2 westbound before B262 Hall road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Delays on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Long delays and queueing traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M25 clockwise before J3 M20 / A20 (Swanley interchange). Congestion to a mile before J30 A13 (Lakeside) back over the QE2 Bridge, travel time is 35 minutes. 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. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J9 A243 (Leatherhead) and J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A41 southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J19 A41 (Watford). Stop-start traffic 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. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J27 M11 and J25 A10 (Enfield).

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

Vessel – MSC Yokohama (Working), Seatrade Green (Complete), Cap San Lorenzo (Working), Frederik (Working), MSC Vita (Inbound), Callao Express (Inbound), YM Wellness (Inbound), MSC Ingrid (Inbound), Missouri Express (Inbound), MOL Proficiency (Inbound), Munkebo Maersk (Inbound), Le Harve Express (Inbound), Chacabuco (Inbound), Sofia Express (Inbound), MSC Madrid (Inbound), Njord (Inbound), Valparaiso Express (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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