Schedule reliability among the major container shipping lines hit a new low at the end of 2021 with the expectation being that, with continuing port congestion, there is unlikely to be a significant improvement.
New data from Sea-Intelligence shows that containerships’ ability to maintain published schedules reached the lowest level in the decade the analytics and advisory service has been tracking the industry.
“Schedule reliability dropped again, this time by 1.2 percentage points month over month to 32 percent, the lowest-ever global schedule reliability since Sea-Intelligence started the measurement in 2011,” notes Alan Murphy, CEO of Sea-Intelligence. “On a year-over-year level, schedule reliability was 12.5 percentage points lower.”
Read more in an article from The Maritime Executive.