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Schedule reliability among container lines drops to historic low

August represented a historic low point for container carriers' schedule reliability. Only three out of ten container vessels – or 33.6 percent – managed to deliver goods on time, according to new figures from Sea-Intelligence. Reliability hasn't been lower in the ten years the analyst firm has monitored reliability.

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Orders for container newbuilds reach record high

2021 is on track to set a new record for orders for container vessels. Transactions involving secondhand vessels have already surpassed 2017, the previous record-breaking year, according to new figures from Clarksons Research.

World's key ports hit hardest by delays

Container ports with multiple connections are experiencing more delays than ports with a lower degree of connectivity, writes Sea-Intelligence. Asian ports are particularly challenged.

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