SeaIntel: The new mega-vessels sail on time

It is a myth when insiders in the container industry claim that the growing number of new mega-vessels is the cause of delays compared to smaller types of vessels, according to an analysis performed by SeaIntel.

The new and large container vessels of 18,000-19,000 teu, which are continuously deployed on the routes between the Far East and North Europe, have in some circles been blamed for the congestion in the ports and for poor reliability.

But it is a myth that the larger vessels are bad at arriving on time and are more often late in terms of schedule, according to an analysis carried out by SeaIntel.

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