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Hamburg Süd beats Maersk Line on reliability

For the first time since June 2013 Hamburg Süd can once again claim the title as the world's most reliable container carrier. The overall level among carriers reached a two-year low, according to new SeaIntel analysis.

Hamburg Süd is right now the most reliable container carrier in the world, beating Maersk Line, according to a new survey of schedule reliability among the world's carriers, performed by analysts SeaIntel.

This marks the first time since June 2013 that Hamburg Süd can claim the title of the world's most reliable carrier globally, with an on-time performance of 80.4 percent in the period from December 2013 to January 2014. Maersk Line declined by 2.6 percentage points, to 79.7 percent, pushing the world's largest carrier down to 2nd place, with Taiwanese Evergreen (75.7 percent) finishing 3rd.

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