Global schedule reliability rising again
According to Danish analyst Seaintel, global schedule reliability increased for the second consecutive month, as the global performance improved by 1.5 percentage points to 73.6% in April. Data from Inttra shows that global container delivery also rose for the second month, from 54.8% in March to 56.2% in April.
It is, however, worth noting that schedule reliability is 8.5 percentage points down compared to April 2013; while container delivery is down 9.6 percentage points.
Looking at the global performance, Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd remained the two best performing carriers, with Maersk Line improving its global performance by 3.2 percentage points to 85.5%, while Hamburg Süd kept the improvement at 2 percentage points to 82.8%. The third most reliable carrier on a global level was CSAV, with 80.2%, a position also held by UASC.