The largest shipping lines have an average schedule reliability of 64%

In October, schedule reliability remained steady at 64.4%, showing no month-on-month change, according to Sea-Intelligence. Meanwhile, schedule reliability has seen a significant uptick of 12.6% points year-on-year.

Among 13 largest shipping lines, 6 of them showed improvement in schedule reliability in October (no data available for Hamburg Süd). Maersk was the most reliable in terms of schedule reliability in June this year with 71.1% schedule reliability, followed by MSC and CMA CGM with 68.5% and 64.7% respectively.

HMM was the least reliable carrier with 53.7% schedule reliability.

At the same time, the average time of delay increased by 0.33 days to 4.9 days month-on-month (for late vessels, excluding those that arrived on time).