SeaIntel said that global schedule reliability for the top 18 container shipping lines improved by 2.3% in Q2 to 74.6% compared to 72.3% in Q1. However, year-on-year reliability sank some 10.4% from 85% schedule reliability recorded in Q2 2016, reported by MANA correspondent.
Top for reliability in Q2 2017 was Wan Hai with 79.7% followed by another niche player Hamburg Sud 78.6%. They were followed by MSC and Evergreen with 77.4% and 77.0%, respectively.
Propping up the bottom of the table was Wan Hai intra-Asia rival and sometime partner Pacific International Lines (PIL) with 70.3% schedule reliability. The Singapore-headquartered line also saw the largest drop in schedule reliability year-on-year with a fall of 13.8%.
SeaIntel said on-time performance was based on 38,995 distinct vessels arrivals.