Schedule reliability hits new high of over 46%
Maersk was the most reliable carrier in August with a schedule reliability of 53%.
Global schedule reliability continues to trend upwards, recording the largest month-on-month (MoM) increase in 2022 of 5.8 percentage points, and reaching 46.2 percent in August.
"The average delay for LATE vessel arrivals has been dropping sharply so far this year, tapering off a little in the past few months," says Sea-Intelligence in its latest update. In August 2022, average delay improved sharply once again, dropping by -0.57 days MoM to 5.86 days. This is now the first time that average delay has dropped below the 6-day mark since April 2021."
The report covers schedule reliability across 34 different trade lanes and 60+ carriers.
Maersk continues to be most reliable
Maersk was the most reliable carrier in August with a schedule reliability of 53 percent followed by CMA CGM with 46 percent. Yang Ming recorded the lowest schedule reliability of 29.8 percent.
As many as 12 of the top-14 carriers recorded a MoM improvement while all 14 recorded a year-on-year improvement with 11 of those carriers recording double-digit improvements, and three recording improvements of over 20 percentage points, the update added.