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Container carriers' reliability has never been worse than in 2018

2018 has been the worst year ever for ship delays measured by Seaintel. Maersk Line has returned to first place on schedule reliability. ShippingWatch reveals the rankings here.

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First things were really bad, then they got better.

But now the third quarter of 2018 has once again proven to be a historically bad period for the container industry's ability to get its vessels to arrive on time according to a new analysis of carrier schedule reliability carried out by analyst firm SeaIntel, which has been sent to customers.

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