Daily Ocean News Bulletin – 7th September 2023

by | Sep 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 – Delays expected due to the Tour of Britain Stage 5 Race on Roads between Felixstowe (Felixstowe) and Stowmarket (Stowmarket). A12 Northbound partially blocked, slow traffic due to obstruction on the road from J32B London Road (Belstead / Copdock Village) to A14 J55 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A47 coming from Thorney Eastbound before A141 March Road. Slow traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 Great North Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Delays of up to 15 minutes on East Midlands Railway between Kettering and Bedford due to faulty train at Wellingborough. Slow traffic on A12 Southbound from J28 A1341 (Colchester United Football Ground) to J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Usual queues on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Slow traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – Cosco Indonesia (Working), MSC Ambra (Working), Cosco Shipping Pisces (Working), MSC Maria Elena (Inbound), MSC Flavia (Inbound), MSC Poh Lin (Inbound), MSC Shanelle (Inbound), MSC London (Inbound)..

Weather – No issues to report


Southampton Port

Road – One lane closed due to broken down lorry on M27 Eastbound from J5 A335 Stoneham Way (Southampton Airport / Eastleigh) to J7 A334 Charles Watts Way (Hedge End), traffic is coping well. M3 Northbound lane closed on exit slip road, slow traffic due to broken down lorry at J9 A34 (Winnal roundabout / Winchester North). Heavy traffic on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Slow traffic on A348 Ringwood Road between A341 Wimborne Road (Bear Cross Roundabout) and the Fire Station traffic lights in Ferndown. Usual slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Usual slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. Slow traffic on A27 Eastbound at A259 Cathedral Way (Fishbourne Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A27 Chichester Road around and past Arundel.

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

Vessel – APL Changi (Working), ONE Infinity (Working), Quebec Express (Complete), Maersk Neston (Inbound), GSL Susan (Inbound), Independent Primero (Inbound), Ever Fame (Inbound), Evridiki G (Inbound), Tucapel (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

London Gateway Port

Road – Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J2 A2 (Darenth Interchange) to J3 M20 / A20 (Swanley Interchange). Very slow traffic on A2 London bound at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Traffic easing on M25 anticlockwise at the Dartford Tunnels. Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 / A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone). Traffic returned to normal, earlier accident on M26 London bound from J2A A20 London Road (Wrotham) to the M25. A217 Bell Street both ways partially blocked, queueing traffic due to overturned vehicle at A217 (Morrisons Traffic Lights). Heavy traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to J9 Leatherhead clockwise, from J12 M3 anticlockwise, A3 queues southbound from Cobham, northbound from Ripley Services, in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise around J16 M40. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J21 M1 to J19 A41 (Watford). Usual slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Slow traffic on A111 Southbound between M25 J24 / A1005 (Potters Bar) and Chalk Lane (Cockfosters Station). Usual slow traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J26 A121 (Waltham Abbey) and J25 A10 (Enfield). 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 – Xin Lian Yun Gang (Working), Cap San Antonio (Working), Seatrade Blue (Working), Missouri Express (Inbound), Evelyn Maersk (Inbound), Callao Express (Inbound), MSC Fairfield (Inbound), Chacabuco (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), MSC Elaine (Inbound).

Weather – No issues to report

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