Maersk Line delivered a reliability score of 82% in the second quarter of the year as reported by maritime analyst SeaIntel, with a satisfactory gap of 5.5% against the industry average of 76.5%.
Head of Operations Execution Keith Svendsen explained that the dynamics of the shipping industry impacts the overall industry performance as well as Maersk Line's.
Improved port congestions and the resolution of labor disputes in the United States has had a positive effect, especially on the Asia-US West Coast trade (increased from 14.9% to 60.6%), but also on the global figures. The Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades have seen an upswing of scores as more carriers are stabilizing their services.
For the Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trade lanes, Maersk Line posted, as of June, a carrier performance of 93.5% and 92.5% respectively, reflecting a trend of increasing scores. After a tough first quarter on the Transatlantic trade, Maersk Line increases its consistency of delivering on-time performance.
The East-West Network posted a combined schedule reliability score of 79.8% in June, an increase of 5.4 percentage points from the previous quarter.
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