Carriers note reliability setback in July

The major container carriers' schedule reliability suffered a setback in July after noting steady improvements in the first six months of the year. Drewry projects increased reliability following the expansion of the Suez Canal.
Photo: Hanjin
Photo: Hanjin

Schedule reliability among the world's 20 biggest container carriers on the three key East-West trades experienced a slight setback in July. This developments marks the first decline in six months, and is primarily attributed to lower reliability on Asia-Europe and the Transpacific, reports Drewry in the analyst agency's Carrier Performance Insight newsletter, which tracks the carriers' ability to arrive and depart on time.

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