The Daily Container Transport News Bulletin

Kemball Daily 18th January 2024

Felixstowe Port

Road – A143 Compiegne Way both ways closed due to flooding between The A134 and Hollow Road. Slow traffic on A421 Great Barford Bypass Eastbound before A1 (Black Cat Roundabout). Broken down vehicle removed on M1 Northbound before J15 A45 (Northampton). Slow traffic on A12 Southbound at J26 A1124 Essex Yeomanry Way (Eight Ash Green / Tollgate interchange), in the roadworks area. Long delays on A120 Coggeshall Road Westbound near the petrol station, in the roadworks area. Earlier broken-down vehicle on M11 Northbound at J8 A120 (Bishops Stortford). Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Delays of up to 15 minutes and some cancellations on Greater Anglia between Shenfield and Chelmsford due to faulty train. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen Interchange). Reports of queueing traffic due to broken down vehicle on A130 Southbound around A1245 (Bonville’s Roundabout). Congestion to A1245, A130 continuing towards Benfleet, A127 towards Rayleigh.

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

Vessel – Chipolbrok Galaxy (Working), Ever Alot (Working), Budapest Express (Working), Seaspan New Delhi (Working), Santa Rosa (Working), Maike D (Inbound), Marie Maersk (Inbound), Gsl Chateau D’If (Inbound), OOCL Piraeus (Inbound), MSC Capella (Inbound), GSL Eleni (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 – Slow traffic on A27 and Bursledon Road at Windhover Roundabout. Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. M275 Southbound clear at A3 (Rudmore Roundabout). A27 Chichester By-Pass partially blocked, queueing traffic due to broken down lorry at A286 Stockbridge Road (Stockbridge Roundabout), on the roundabout.

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

Vessel – ONE Truth (Working), CMA CGM Trocadero (Working), Montreal Express (Complete), Maersk Newbury (Arrived), Independent Quest (Inbound), Zebra (Inbound), Torrente (Inbound), CMA CGM Constanza (Inbound), CMA CGM Columba (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). Traffic easing on M25 QE2 Bridge clockwise between J31 A1306 (West Thurrock) and J1A A206 (Dartford). Slow traffic on A2 Westbound at A2260 Southfleet Road (Northfleet / Ebbsfleet Turn Off). Long delays, queueing traffic for seven miles and one lane closed due to broken down lorry on M25 clockwise from Clacket Lane Services to J6 A22 (Godstone). Congestion to J5, also back onto the M26. Delays on M25 into the roadworks anticlockwise before J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on M25 clockwise at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange). Congestion to Cobham Services clockwise, almost J11 Chertsey anticlockwise, and long A3 queues northbound from Ripley Services, in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A245 Byfleet Road Eastbound before A3 (Painshill). Long delays and lane blocked on entry slip road due to accident on M25 clockwise at J14 A3113 Airport Way (Heathrow), congestion to J12 M3. Delays on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Usual queues 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 M25 anticlockwise around J19 Watford. Queueing traffic on A41 Southbound at M25 J20. Queueing 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). Queueing traffic on A10 Great Cambridge Road Southbound before M25 J25. Queueing 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 – Caucedo Express (Working), CMA CGM Fort St Charles (Working), Le Harve (Working), Nordpacific (Inbound), Wes Gesa (Inbound), ONE Reassurance (Inbound), MSC Domitille (Inbound), CMA CGM Jacques Joseph (Inbound), MSC Kim (Inbound), Xin Chong Qing (Inbound), MSC Antonella (Inbound), MSC Palak (Inbound), Colorado Express (Inbound), Tokyo Express (Inbound), Cussler (Inbound).

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

Availability – For bookings contact:

Weather – No issues to report.

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