Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 9th March 2023

by | Mar 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 – Very slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Usual slow traffic on Trumpington Road and Hauxton Road Northbound from M11 J11 and Trumpington to the centre of Cambridge. A14 Westbound partially blocked, slow traffic due to broken down vehicle between J12 A6116 (Islip) and J11 A510 (Finedon). Service suspended on East Midlands Railway between Kettering and Corby due to points failure. Very slow traffic on M1 Southbound from J20 A4304 Lutterworth Road (Lutterworth) to J19 M6 (Catthorpe Interchange). Very slow traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Heavy traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – Vuoksi Maersk (Working), MSC Rifaya (Inbound), MSC Daisy (Inbound), OOCL Japan (Inbound), CMA CGM Iskenderun (Inbound), TRF Partici (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Queueing traffic on Burgess Road around A33 The Avenue. Heavy traffic on A35 Redbridge Causeway Eastbound at A36 Commercial Road, in the roadworks area. One lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M3 Northbound from J13 A335 Leigh Road (Chandlers Ford) to J12 A335 (Eastleigh). Very slow traffic on A31 Westbound at Eastfield Lane. Slow traffic on A31 at A341 (Merley Roundabout). A348 Ringwood Road clear between A341 Wimborne Road (Bear Cross Roundabout) and the Fire Station traffic lights in Ferndown. Delays on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Heavy traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A27 Eastbound before A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout). Usual slow traffic on A27 Chichester Bypass Eastbound from Fishbourne Roundabout to Portfield Roundabout.   

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

Vessel – APL Lion City (Complete), Hurst Point (Complete), Toronto Express (Complete), EM Corfu (Inbound), CMA CGM Columba (Inbound), Al Dahna Express (Inbound), Independent Future (Inbound), AS Palina (Inbound), CMA CGM Fidelio (Inbound), Pantonio (Inbound), CMA CGM Lome (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J29 A127 (Romford / Basildon) and J28 A12 (Brentwood / Brook Street Roundabout). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on A2 London bound at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). One lane blocked due to broken down van on A20 Swanley Bypass into town before B2173 (McDonalds), traffic is coping well. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) and J6 A22 (Godstone). Usual congestion on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one way system. Usual congestion on A217 Bell Street / Cockshot Hill into town before High Street (Market Hotel). Reports of delays due to accident on A243 Leatherhead Road both ways between D’Abernon Chase (The Star pub) and B280 Rushett Lane, congestion to the M25 at J9 (Leatherhead), also queueing up the A244 into Oxshott. Very slow traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on M25 both ways around J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange), in the roadworks area. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) and J16 M40. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J21 M1 and J18 A404 Rickmansworth Road (Chorleywood). 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 – Elbstar (Working), Peyton Lynn C (Working), AS Camellia (Inbound), CMA CGM Arkansas (Void), Robin 4 (Inbound), Frederik (Inbound), Cap San Tainaro (Inbound), Delaware Express (Inbound), Chennai Express (Inbound), Mariner (Inbound), MSC Ingrid (Inbound), Santa Rita (Inbound), MSC Elodie (Inbound), Prague Express (Inbound), MSC Vigo (Inbound). Kalahari Express (Inbound), MSC Cancun (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report.

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