Container majors' schedule reliability has gone down over the past nine years

Nine of the world's 12 largest container lines have since 2011 become much worse at arriving on time, show numbers from firm Sea-Intelligence. Maersk had the second-largest drop in reliability.

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Fewer and fewer container ships sailing on the major tradelanes arrive on time.

Only three of the world's 12 largest container lines have managed to become more punctual since 2011, show numbers from analyst firm Sea-Intelligence Consulting, which has looked at the long-term trend in the companies' ability to arrive on time.

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