More than one third of container vessels arrive late

Reliability in the container industry in February dropped to the lowest level ever measured by analyst firm Seaintelligence. A Maersk-owned carrier proved the most reliable.

Maersk shipping line Hamburg Süd was the best among the 15 biggest carriers at arriving on time in February, according to Seaintelligence. | Photo: Dpa/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Just over a third of container ships arrived late in February, which is the lowest level so far recorded by Seaintelligence in terms of carrier reliability.

In February, schedule reliability for the overall industry dropped to 65.1 percent, which the analyst firm says is the lowest level globally since it started measuring reliability in 2011.

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