The Daily Container Transport News Bulletin

Kemball Daily 26th September 2023

Felixstowe Port

Road – Slow traffic on A12 Northbound before J33 A1214 / A14 (Copdock Interchange). Slow traffic on A14 Westbound at J49 (Stowmarket), in the roadworks area. Queueing traffic on A1 Great North Road Southbound at A421 Bedford Road (Black Cat Roundabout). Queueing traffic on A45 London Road Southbound at M1 J15. 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. Queueing traffic on A120 at Galley’s Corner. A12 Southbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident at J21 B1389 Hatfield Road (Witham South). Congestion to J23 Kelvedon South. Queueing traffic and one lane closed due to accident, two lorries and a car involved on A12 Southbound from J19 A130 Colchester Road (Boreham Interchange) to J18 A1060 (Danbury). Congestion to J20A Hatfield Peverel South, the northbound side is also slow as it passes. A12 Northbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to traffic problem from J18 A1060 (Danbury) to J19 A130 Colchester Road (Boreham Interchange). Queueing traffic on A130 Northbound at A12 Chelmsford Bypass. Queueing traffic on A1114 Great Baddow Bypass inbound at the Army and Navy roundabout. Slow traffic on A127 Southend Arterial Road Westbound before A1245 (Fairglen).

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

Vessel – MSC Venice (Working), Emma Maersk (Working), Vayenga Maersk (Working), Ever Alp (Working), Budapest Express (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), MSC Hong Kong V (Inbound), BG Jade (Inbound), MSC Clorinda (Inbound), MSC Apolline (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 – Delays expected due to three ships are in Port today arriving between 05:46 and 06:30 and depart between 17:00 and 20:00 on West Quay Road, Town Quay, and Canute Road in Southampton. M271 Southbound busy but moving at A33 (Redbridge Roundabout). Delays on M271 Northbound at M27 J3. Queueing traffic on A348 Ringwood Road Northbound at B3073 Ham Lane, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A32 Fareham Road between Gosport and Fareham. Slow traffic on Eastern Road Northbound at A27 Roundabout. 

Port – Port is very busy and VBS Bookings are limited. Current turnaround times are between 2 and 3 hours. This is going to cause delays on inbound and outbound traffic. Further operational information can be found here.

Vessel – CMA CGM Bougainville (Working), NYK Remus (Working), Helmut (Working), CMA CGM Cassiopeia (Working), MSC Madeleine (Complete), NYK Rumina (Complete), Tihama (Inbound), Montreal Express (Inbound), AS Petronia (Inbound), Independent Horizon (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 and one lane closed due to accident on A2 Watling Street Westbound from M2 J1 (Strood, Shorne) to A227 Wrotham Road (Gravesend / Tollgate Services, Gravesend). Two lanes closed and slow traffic due to emergency repairs on M20 London bound between J2 A20 London Road (Wrotham Brands Hatch Circuit) and J1 M25 (Swanley Interchange). Slow traffic on A25 Seal Road both ways at Ash Platt Road, in the roadworks area. Slow traffic on A217 Reigate Hill Southbound from M25 J8 to the one-way system. Queueing traffic on A3 Northbound before M25 J10 (Wisley Interchange). Queueing traffic on M25 both ways at J10 A3 (Wisley Interchange), in the roadworks area. M25 anticlockwise busy but moving before J12 M3. Delays on M25 clockwise before J15 M4. Queueing traffic on A312 The Parkway Southbound before M4 J3. 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. 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 – Cape Akritas (Working), MSC Maria Elena (Complete), Tsingtao Express (Inbound), Mehuin (Inbound), Buxcoast (Inbound), CMA CGM Fort Royal (Inbound), Fenja (Inbound), Laura Maersk (Inbound), YM Wholesome (Inbound), Santa Marta Express (Inbound), Maersk Izmir (Inbound), Cap San Maleas (Inbound), CMA CGM Sinnamary (Inbound), Seatrade White (Inbound), Valparaiso Express (Inbound), Maersk Campton (Inbound), Nagoya Express (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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