Delayed container ships are a week behind schedule

The frenzied freight market makes it consistently more difficult for the global fleet of container vessels to arrive on schedule. Only two of the major carriers were on record for reliability above 40 percent, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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The global fleet of container vessels found it even more difficult arriving on time in the month of July, thereby continuing the downward trend, as each month of 2021 has resulted in the lowest schedule reliability in recent memory.

Average schedule reliability dropped by 3.8 percentage points to 35.6 percent in July, according to Sea-Intelligence's Global Liner Performance Index.

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