The Daily Container Transport News Bulletin

Kemball Daily 11th January 2024

Felixstowe Port

Road – Slow traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. A143 Compiegne Way both ways closed due to flooding between The A134 and Hollow Road. Slow traffic and delays on A10 Cambridge Road Southbound at A1123 Wilburton Road. Queueing traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 (Black Cat Roundabout). Reports of queueing traffic due to accident on A45 Westbound from Berry Lane (Wootton) to M1 J15 (Northampton, Collingtree). M6 Southbound exit slip road to the M1 closed, heavy traffic due to lorry fire for M1 J19 (Catthorpe Interchange). Congestion to A426 as traffic leaves at J1 (Rugby / Lutterworth). Queueing traffic on A426 Northbound between M6 J1 and A5 (Gibbet Roundabout). Slow traffic on A12 Southbound at J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to broken down lorry on A120 Westbound from B1256 (Dunmow West, Dunmow) to Bassingbourn Road (Stansted Airport, Uttlesford). Queueing traffic on A120 Eastbound from B1383 Stansted Road (Hertfordshire) to M11 J8 (Bishops Stortford, Birchanger). Slow traffic on A12 Northbound at J19 A130 Colchester Road (Boreham Interchange), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Queueing traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange).

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

Vessel – CSCL Pacific Ocean (Working), MSC Loreto (Working), CSCL Brisbane (Working), MSC Tessa (Working), Maersk Campton (Inbound), JSP Mistral (Inbound), MSC Mina (Inbound), MSC Michigan Vii (Inbound), MSC Poh Lin (Inbound).

JK Depots – The Felixstowe based Holding Centre has scope for any laden storage requirements including un-cleared full container loads under our ETSF customs agreement. We also offer competitive pricing for any devan, repacks and de-rigging for GOH containers. Loaded Reefer storage available please email:

Availability – For bookings contact:

Weather – No issues to report.

Southampton Port

Road – Usual slow traffic on Winchester Road around A33 Bassett Avenue. Queueing traffic on A33 Bassett Avenue between Bassett Green Road (Chilworth Roundabout) and Winchester Road Roundabout. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Severe delays due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M3 Northbound at J12 A335 (Eastleigh). Congestion to just past J14 (Chilworth Interchange), all lanes have been re-opened. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on A27 and Bursledon Road at Windhover Roundabout. Slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Heavy traffic on M275 Southbound at A3 (Rudmore Roundabout). Usual slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout.

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

Vessel – Halley (Arrived), Independent Future (Inbound), Jork Ruler (Inbound), Lucie Schulte (Inbound), OOCL Chongqing (Inbound), Tucapel (Inbound), BG Onyx (Inbound), CMA CGM Barracuda (Inbound).

JK Depots – We are open 24/7 on our haulage operation.

Availability – For bookings contact:

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). Accident cleared on A2 London bound at B255 Bean Lane (Bean Interchange). Very slow traffic on A2 Westbound at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from Clacket Lane Services to J6 A22 (Godstone). Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to J9 Leatherhead clockwise, a few miles anticlockwise, and A3 queues northbound from Ripley Services, in the roadworks area. M25 anticlockwise lane re-opened on exit slip road, broken down vehicle removed at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Slow traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Delays on M25 anticlockwise before J12 M3. Heavy traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J13 A30 (Staines) to J11 A320 St Peters Way (Chertsey). Traffic easing on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Usual delays on M4 onto the elevated section Eastbound from J3 A312 (Hayes) to J2 A4 (Brentford). A413 both ways closed due to flooding between A40 Oxford Road (Denham) and Chalfont Park (Gerrards Cross). Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross) to J16 M40. Queueing traffic due to earlier broken-down car and van on M25 anticlockwise after J19 Watford. Congestion to J22 London Colney / St Albans, with a gap after the M1. Also queues at J19 back to the Hunton Bridge Roundabout. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Broken down van removed on M25 anticlockwise from J21 M1 to J20 A41 (Kings Langley). Usual slow traffic on A405 North Orbital Road between M1 J6 and B4630 Watford Road (Shell Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. 

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

Vessel – San Augustin Maersk (Working), Puerto Limon Express (Complete), Majestic (Inbound), MSC Sasha (Inbound), Potomac Express (Inbound), Guayaquil Express (Inbound), Ionikos (Inbound), MSC Cagliari IV (Inbound), Cape Ferrol (Inbound), Yeoman Bontrup (Inbound), Dimitra C (Inbound), UASC ZamZam (Inbound), Bremen (Inbound).

JK Depots – We are open 24/7 on our haulage operation.

Availability – For bookings contact:

Weather – No issues to report.

Container Transport

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