Global schedule reliability “seems to have broken the trend seen since the start of this year,” with schedule reliability increasing by 3.6 percentage points in June 2022 to 40.0 per cent.
Analysis by Sea-Intelligence noted that the reliability uptick marked the first time since the start of the pandemic that schedule reliability improved year-on-year.
On a year-on-year level, nine of the top-14 carriers recorded an improvement in schedule reliability in June 2022, with Evergreen recording the only double-digit improvement of 16.2 percentage points.
The average delay for late vessel arrivals has been dropping sharply so far this year but remained unchanged month-on-month at 6.24 days in June.
The delay figure is now firmly below the seven-day mark, and an improvement over the respective 2021 figure.
Maersk was the most reliable carrier in June 2022 with 49.5 per cent schedule reliability, followed by Hamburg Süd with 41.4 per cent.
There were 10 carriers with schedule reliability of 30 per cent to 40 per cent and only two with schedule reliability of 20 per cent to 30 per cent.
In June 2022, once again, a lot of the carriers were very close to each other in terms of schedule reliability, with 10 carriers within 7 percentage points of each other.
Wan Hai had the lowest schedule reliability in June 2022 of 24.8 per cent.